13 Jun 2018
Compliance Officer

[Reference Number: CR000028]

Compliance   Limassol

Our client, a reputable financial services provider, is seeking to recruit a Compliance Officer, to join their expanding team in Limassol. The successfull candidate will assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of a robust and effective compliance framework in order to ensure the Company’s compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.


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.
  • Managing Regulatory communications and any other ad-hoc tasks as may requested by the Chief

Requirements

  • University Degree in Law, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or a relevant field
  • Advanced Certification of the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in a similar role, preferably at a financial services institution
  • Previous experience in the Financial Services industry will be considered an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of the regulatory regime for financial markets and investment firms
  • Experience with FCA, BAFIN or ASIC regulations will be considered a strong advantage
  • Previous working experience in Dealing Desk operations will be considered a strong plus
  • Fluency in both Greek and English
  • Computer literate
  • Fluency in both Greek and English
  • Computer literate
  • 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
  • Team player
  • Willingness to travel abroad and within Cyprus frequently

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