Compliance Associate - Nicosia

Finance / FinTech
Ref: 514 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Nov 2022
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Our client is a multinational Group, and one of their Companies is the financial division of a PLC listed on the FTSE 250 and has over 600 clients across 80 countries spanning CFD retail brokers, banks, hedge funds, professional traders and asset managers.

A market leader in next-generation multi-channel trading software, systems and liquidity services.

As a Compliance Associate you will assist with the implementation and maintenance of a robust and effective compliance framework and Company governance in order to ensure the Company’s compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Ensure appropriate Corporate governance and structure is in place according to FSC requirements
  • Assist in the compliance risk assessment process ensuring that all compliance risks are appropriately identified, assessed, reported and monitored.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic and other reports to be submitted to the BVI FSC including capital management.
  • 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.
  • Be responsible for any organizational requirements of the office in BVI
  • Managing Regulatory communications and any other ad-hoc tasks as may requested by the Chief Compliance Officer

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Law, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or a relevant field
  • Possession of a professional compliance certificate will be considered an advantage
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in a similar role and exposure with FSC regulated entities
  • 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 under FSC
  • Experience with other regulatory jurisdictions will be considered a strong advantage
  • Previous working experience in Dealing Desk operations will be considered a strong plus
  • Fluency in 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

While working with them enjoy these perks:

  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Insurance
  • Career development
  • Hybrid work model

For more information or to apply for the above job opportunity, please send your CV to Marie Pavlou: marie.pavlou@emeraldzebra.cy