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Head of Compliance - Limassol

Finance / FinTech
Ref: 439 Date Posted: Wednesday 09 Nov 2022

Do you want to join a leading FX company and keep achieving the best standards in terms of compliance?
Do you wish to challenge yourself with this high-responsibility role ? Would you like to be part of a group characterized by its excellent working environment, international dimension and great career growth?

Job Description: 
The Head Compliance Officer role is to ensure that the industry compliance rules are duly carried by a daily support and control on the various company operations.

Responsibilities:
• liaising with all relevant business and support areas within the Company
• to monitor on a permanent basis and to assess, on a regular basis, the adequacy and effectiveness of the measures, policies and procedures put in place, and the actions taken to address any deficiencies in the firm's compliance with its obligations.
• monitoring and assessing the level of compliance risk that the Company faces, considering the investment and ancillary services provided, as well as the scope of financial instruments traded and distributed
• monitoring the adequacy and effectiveness of the measures and procedures of the Company
• advising and assisting the relevant persons responsible for carrying out the investment services to follow the Law
• drafting written reports to the Management Body, on the implementation and effectiveness of the overall control environment for investment services and activities, on the risks that have been identified and on the complaints-handling reporting as well as remedies undertaken or to be undertaken as well as include information about the financial instruments manufactured by the CIF, including information on the distribution strategy. These reports shall be presented to the Management Body and discussed during its meetings.
• working on related changes to the Company’s documentation
• training and educating the staff of the Company in respect with the compliance function according to the Law including, where necessary, provision of day-today assistance to the staff
• communicating the relevant statutes of the IOM to each employee and notify them of any relevant changes therein that relates to his/her role and responsibilities in the Company
• developing, designing, re-designing the appropriate procedures of the Company, so as to prevent and resolve potential conflicts of interest, ensuring that all the procedures regarding the Company’s conflict of interest policy are in place, as well as establishing and maintaining Chinese Walls procedures between the various organizational units of the Company. Regular checks will be performed to ensure the latter
• consenting and approving the Company’s Replacement Policy
• establishing and implementing the measures as regards personal transactions and notifying each relevant person of the restrictions on personal transactions
• monitoring and reviewing the dispatch to Clients of the confirmations/notifications regarding the execution of their orders, as applicable
• ensuring that all relevant information is included in the Company’s outsourcing agreements
• ensuring that the agreements as well as the nature of the service provision by the outsourced party, where the latter is a member if the same Group as the Company, is such so that the Company controls the service provider and can control its actions.
• ensuring that the performance of multiple functions by the Company’s relevant persons does not and is not likely to prevent those persons from discharging any function soundly, honestly, and professionally
• advising and assisting the relevant persons responsible for carrying out investment services and activities to comply with the Company’s obligations under the Law.

Requirements:
• University/College Degree in Law, Economics, Finance or any other relevant field
• Between 5/6 years of experience in a previous Compliance role within a CIF company
• Holder of CySEC Advanced Certificate is a must
• Excellent knowledge of rules and regulations of CySec, MIFID II
• Up to date with CySec circulars
• Excellent Computer Skills
• Excellent Communication Skills in both Greek & English (Written & Spoken)
• Strong Analytical Skills, organized, diligent and able to pay attention to details
• Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
• Team Player Individual with Strong Work Ethics
• Leading and supervising skills

Additional info and benefits:
• A competitive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience
• Dynamic & International work environment
• 5 team members with direct report to the Head of Compliance
• Total number of employees: great group over 250 employees on an international level
• Office based role

Don't miss out on this great opportunity !
To apply, please forward your CV in confidence to Sam Macaron, Email: sam.macaron@emeraldzebra.cy