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Job Description: Compliance Administrator

Department: Finance and Compliance

Role overview:

In this role you will be a key member of our Finance and Compliance Team, working against our pillars of expertise as we deliver the Damar Difference.  This role is key in helping us maintain and monitor our financial performance as well as ensuring compliance towards our regulatory requirements.

  • Location: As set out in your terms and conditions of employment
  • Normal hours of work: As set out in your terms and conditions of employment 
  • Reporting to: Finance and Compliance Team Leader

The contents of this job description are not exhaustive. You may also be asked to perform other related duties relevant to the level of your role to meet the ongoing needs of our business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with the Education & Skills Funding Agency Funding Rules across all areas of apprenticeship delivery
  • Working with the compliance team to drive high performance on a day to day basis ensuring that high quality outputs and professional service delivery is maintained at all times
  • Maximising monthly funding returns by minimising errors and highlighting potential problems
  • Data entry of student information and accurately updating any changes on PICS
  • Apprenticeship Service account management and accurately recording/editing information
  • Co-ordinate with external stakeholders on funding issues and apprenticeship funding claims
  • Have a good working knowledge of our internal systems to ensure our data is correct and up to date
  • Work closely with other departments to assist with compliance issues
  • Assist in book keeping when required
  • Proactive relationship building with all departments, ensuring information is relayed in a timely manner
  • Work with other members of the team to ensure high quality outputs and that a professional service delivery is always maintained
  • Supporting ad hoc project work as and when the need arises


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) particularly using Excel for data entry and analysis
  • Brilliant communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good experience of building relationships

Knowledge and qualifications:

  • 5 good GCSEs (grade 4 or above) or equivalent, including English and maths
  • Work/office experience

Personal attributes and behaviours:

  • Professional approach
  • Flexible outlook with the ability to work around changing business needs
  • Team player
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Trustworthiness

Additional requirements:

  • To comply with the requirements of our Employee Handbook and policy documents
  • To promote the equality of opportunity within our organisation
  • To demonstrate commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students
  • An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement of all roles at Damar that may include sole supervision of young people or vulnerable adults

How to apply:

If you require further information or wish to apply for this role, please contact our careers department.  If you are applying for this role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to

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