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Compliance , Forex/Binary , Legal
Location: Cyprus,Limassol
Reference: 2288
Date Posted: 14/02/2018
Head of Compliance
CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a well-established and rapidly expanding CySEC Licensed Investment Firm with offices in Limassol, we are seeking to recruit a well-qualified and capable Head of Compliance.
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Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Ongoing monitoring and oversight of regulatory development relevant to the activities of the company in Cyprus.
  • Informing relevant decision makers of the relevant legal and regulatory updates; providing quarterly reporting to the Board.
  • Communication with and reporting to CySEC.
  • Monitoring of the CySEC reporting schedule for all activities of the Company including Finance, Dealing and Customer facing i.e. complaints.
  • Revising procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Compliance monitoring quarterly review of all company operations, in line with the regulatory guidelines and audit findings.
  • Supervision of Customer Facing Department for complaints handling and verification.
  • Oversight and approval of any marketing materials.
  • Oversight and approval of any verification-related training.
  • Supervision of the AML Compliance Function, especially for client onboarding and verification.
  • Ensuring the company has appropriate structure and governance, of which CySEC is notified.
  • Approval of Corporate accounts & PEPs.
  • Cooperation with Legal Department on maintaining the company’s T&Cs up to date with the relevant legislation.
  • Cooperation with the Product and Ops team to ensure the Compliance function has the necessary reports required for ongoing monitoring.
  • Independent function, reporting directly to the Board.
  • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible compliance risks.
Key Skills/Experience:
  • University degree in Finance or Law.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ previous job experience in a related field.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with MIFID directives & CySEC regulations.
  • Basic or Advanced CySEC certificate would be considered an advantage.
  • Open to creative solutions & business innovation; a team player.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; must be comfortable to communicate with the senior management, directors and the regulator.
  • Strong verbal skills with full fluency in English with Greek being advantageous.
To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to quoting the above job title. Please note that due to the high volumes of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.
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