CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a CySEC regulated investment firm, we are seeking to recruit a Compliance Officer to assist with the development, implementation and maintenance the Company’s compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
Key Duties/ Responsibilities:
Assist in the compliance risk assessment process ensuring that all compliance risks are appropriately identified, assessed, reported and monitored.
Maintain a good understanding of the relevant regulatory requirements and provide advice and guidance to the various departments.
Keep abreast and review of new and amended regulations and advise on necessary actions to be taken.
Assist in the preparation of periodic and other reports to be submitted to the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.
Assist in the development and implementation of a risk-based compliance monitoring program.
Conduct reviews/audits of departments, key business and other processes and activities to ensure the continued adherence to and effective implementation of policies, procedures and regulations.
Develop, maintain and update of compliance and AML manuals, policies, procedures and controls and ensure their compliance with the relevant laws and regulations.
Identify, examine and report suspicious activities related to money laundering and terrorist financing.
Provide training to employees on compliance-related matters, including internal policies and procedures, the application of guidelines and standards and relevant regulatory requirements, promoting and enhancing a strong company-wide compliance culture.
University Degree in Law, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or a relevant field.
Advanced Certification of the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission will be considered a significant advantage.
At least 1+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably at a financial services institution.
Previous experience in the forex industry will be considered an advantage.
Very good knowledge of the regulatory regime for financial markets and investment firms.
Fluency in both English & Arabic is essential.
Dynamic, hands-on and results driven.
Commercial orientation and awareness.
Practical approach in understanding and applying regulatory requirements.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously.
To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the above job title. Please note that due to the high volumes of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.