Head of Compliance and AML, Cyprus - Limassol

Other - Finance / FinTech
Ref: 628 Date Posted: Thursday 02 Mar 2023
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Our client, is a well established CySEC regulated investment firm operating in Cyprus since 2010. It provides brokerage services and trading services on Equities, CFDs, FX and Crypto.  They truly believe that their people are their greatest asset, people with the right attitude and competence. They carefully choose their associates and empower them to accomplish productive work toward their customers' satisfaction with the authority, the right tools, and resources. They are looking for an experienced Head of Compliance and AML to join their team of professionals in Limassol, Cyprus.


  • Ensure compliance with Cyprus laws, regulations and directives issued by CySEC as well as rules issued by the EU
  • Tracking regulatory changes and ensure that needed changes are implemented in a timely manner
  • Developing or assisting in developing, and enforcing adequate policies and procedures in order to meet the compliance requirements of CySEC and other Regulators
  • Ensure implementation of the Company’s procedures
  • Implement the Company’s Compliance Monitoring Program and conduct monitoring
  • Ensure that Company’s employees attend training sessions in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Provide advice and guidance to Company’s employees on compliance related matters
  • Ensure that the Company complies with its continuous obligations to CySEC (i.e. submission of Capital Adequacy Return notifications to CySEC regarding changes in the Company’s structure services personnel procedures etc.)
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies
  • Assist regulatory bodies in performing inspections of the Company’s activities
  • Continuous improvement of the existing control procedures
  • Review Company’s marketing communication and examine whether it has been prepared in accordance with legal requirements and provide recommendations where applicable
  • Advice and assists employees responsible for carrying out investment services and activities to comply with Company’s obligations under the Law and relevant directives
  • Recommend in case of detection of any weakness or failure by the firm to comply with its obligations under the Law specific remedial measures
  • Provides an annual written report to the Board of Directors on the matters of his/her responsibility indicating in particular whether the appropriate remedial measures have been taken in the event of any deficiencies
  • Monitor complaints-handling process
  • Draft agreements related to Compliance
  • Drafting and monitoring policies and procedures
  • Assisting other departments for Compliance related tasks


  • CySEC Advanced and AML certificate is a must
  • 5 years’ experience as a Head of Compliance, Compliance and AML officer, Compliance Manager or similar position.
  • Strong knowledge of industry processes and regulations 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Business Administrator or Finance
  • Prior experience in Financial industry is a must
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with other teams
  • An analytical mindset with excellent organizational skills
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Fluency in English 

What is on offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package
    • Salary range: EUR 60,000 - EUR 72,000 gross/year depending on experience and qualifications
  • Private Health Insurance cover
  • Paid Study leave
  • Quarterly Team Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Training Plans
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Happy hour events

To apply for the Head of Compliance and AML job opportunity in Limassol, Cyprus, please email me on georgia.michaelides@emeraldzebra.cy