Legal & Compliance Officer, Cyprus - Limassol

Legal
Ref: 300 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Our client is one of the industry’s fastest growing and respected brokerage firms ranked among the top 20 largest online brokers worldwide. Founded in 2011, and with offices in Cyprus, Bulgaria, Madrid and Germany, with more than 80 employees worldwide, our client seeks to appoint a legal and compliance officer to its in-house legal team based in Limassol.  

Job Position:  LEGAL & COMPLIANCE OFFICER, Limassol, Cyprus

Reports to: Head of Legal and Compliance

Working Hours: 09:00 – 18:00 incl. 1-hour lunch break. Overtime may be required.

Commencement Period: As soon as possible.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow and abide by any of the instructions/requests of the Head of Legal & Compliance.
  • Overview regulatory compliance to ensure full compliance with policies, procedures, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Liaise with the relevant regulators when needed (BaFin, CySEC, FSA, VFSC).
  • Respond to compliance needs of personnel regarding implementation of procedures in accordance with all laws and regulations and compliance with rules that govern the Company’s operations, products and services.
  • Performing reviews in accordance with the group compliance policies and procedures to assess the group’s compliance with its legal and regulatory obligations.
  • Conduct client reviews and customer due diligence.
  • Monitoring calls & transactions .
  • Review Agreements, marketing and advertising material, and publications for compliance.
  • Providing support to members of the compliance team in order to fulfill the group’s reporting obligations.
  • Perform audits to prospectively test compliance, established laws, regulations, Company’s policies and managerial guidelines, participating in the development of corrective action plans where areas of opportunity are identified.
  • Draft, modify and implement Company’s policies and procedures as needed.
  • Any other duties as assigned by Management. 

MAIN REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree in Law, Finance or Economics and /or any other similar field.
  • At least 2 -4 years maximum previous working experience in a legal and compliance department. This is not a senior role.
  • Other Professional Qualifications such as CySEC’s Advanced Certificate, CySEC’s AML certificate shall be considered an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of the national, European and International practices, Laws and Regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Any other language shall be considered as an advantage.
  • Good teamwork and troubleshooting skills
  • High attention to detail.
  • Sound computer skills

BENEFITS:

The successful candidate will become part of a fast-growing international company and get true exposure to working as part of a global team while enjoying:

  • Attractive remuneration package (based on knowledge and experience)
  • 21 days annual leave
  • Positive working atmosphere
  • Entitlement to the Company’s Group Medical Insurance Plan
  • Corporate Events and Team Building Activities
  • Ongoing professional and personal development

To apply, please forward your CV to donna.stephenson@emeraldzebra.cy