Compliance Auditor

18 July 2022
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Job Type


An experienced Compliance Auditor is sought by our client, a registered charity who regulate the Landfills Community Fund, providing guidance on the allocation and protection of funds.

The Role:
Reporting to the Compliance Manager, as Compliance Auditor (formally known in the business as Compliance Inspector) you will undertake regulatory reviews of enrolled Environmental Bodies (EBs) and approved projects across England, and Northern Ireland, as directed by the Compliance Manager and ensure that the EBs comply with the requirements of the Landfill Tax Regulations 1996 (Regulations). Your key duties will include:

  • Review regulatory performance of EBs, in accordance with our client’s compliance programme, to ensure that the integrity of the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF) is maintained
  • Identify and record areas of non-compliance
  • Validate Annual Return data submitted to the primary data held by EBs
  • Ensure thorough follow up of compliance inspections that all agreed actions are completed
  • Carry out investigatory reviews of EBs and/or their registered projects in response to reported problems or concerns
  • Produce written reports detailing the findings of each compliance review and advising EBs on required to rectify identified breaches
  • Produce reports using the standard format and within timescales required by internal reporting standards
  • Ensure that adequate and sufficient electronic inspection files are maintained to support the findings of compliance reports
  • Ensure that accurate and current information is recorded in the company’s data management portal in a timely manner
  • Proactively provide advice and guidance to EBs on their regulatory obligations to ensure that non-compliance is minimised
  • Respond promptly to requests from EBs for advice and guidance on how regulatory requirements can and should be met
  • Report serious concerns or breaches identified at reviews to the Compliance Manager as soon as possible
  • Carry out reviews of organisations seeking voluntary revocation from the scheme and prepare reports highlighting issues which would prevent the approval of revocation of an EB
  • Ensure close liaison with all staff to ensure effective communication between departments to allow the Company to perform its regulatory functions to the highest standards
  • Ensure communications with EBs and other relevant information received is recorded on the portal
  • Support the Compliance Manager in delivering corporate objectives
  • Ensure individual and company performance measures and KPIs are achieved
  • Attend Compliance Meetings, Staff Meetings and other Company events/training as required
  • Undertake additional activities from time to time, as defined by the Compliance Manager

The successful Compliance Inspector will have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified, or working towards the attainment of a recognised professional accountancy (ACCA, ACA, CIMA) or internal audit (ISO, EMS, CIIA) qualification
  • Car owner with full UK driving licence required as the role involves travel (20%) with occasional overnight stays
  • Experience in, or an understanding of the role of a Regulatory body
  • Ability to quickly absorb and understand the LCF Regulations and principles of the scheme
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to produce concise and well written reports
  • High level of IT skills in using MS Office
  • Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload with minimum level of supervision;
  • Enquiring mind
  • Professional and positive attitude with ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels, and
  • Flexible and responsive to change


  • Competitive starting salary of c£33k
  • Hybrid working arrangements at central Leamington Spa office 3/2 split
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Fitness and wellbeing support programme
  • Access to the perks at work scheme
  • On site car parking
  • Continued professional development and training opportunities.
  • 45p business mileage
  • Death in Service Life Assurance
  • Hours of work: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday with 30 minutes lunch break

Compliance Auditor

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire (with travel)
c£33,000 + benefits
Financial audits | regulatory bodies | financial compliance | regulations | Accountant | Auditing

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