Legal and Compliance Officer I Cyprus - Limassol

Legal - Finance / FinTech
Ref: 565 Date Posted: Thursday 19 Jan 2023
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Our client is a technology company, developing platforms for the sports-betting and gaming industry. Providing services online (mobile & apps) but also in local retail shops all over Africa. Their platform is being used by B2B customers as a wide label to promote their services. The main objective of the company is to deliver the best strategic tools to customers and the ultimate goal is to develop a customer-oriented product offering advance and secure platforms and offers for gaming and sports. The number one priority for the company is to make sure that the customers are playing safely, securely and responsibly with the main aim to help customers find a betting site that is most suited to their needs. 

We are seeking a Legal and Compliance Officer who will handle a variety of tasks and work closely with senior management. You will be handling the company's legal and compliance affairs and related matters.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Keeping up to date with regulatory requirements and guidelines and assisting with updating company procedures and policies where necessary so as to ensure continued compliance
  • Overseeing the company's legal aspects and giving legal advice and guidance to the senior management
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating agreements and other legal documents
  • Assisting in negotiations and rollout of contracts or projects
  • Performing KYC checks to assess and monitor customers as well as comply with AML laws
  • Drafting and implementing company compliance manuals
  • Preparing reports and undertaking any other compliance and legal-related matters, as assigned

Requirements and skills:

  • Holder of a University and/or postgraduate degree in Law
  • At least 2 years of Corporate Law experience and/or 2 years of Compliance experience within a Cyprus Investment Firm
  • Fluent in English
  • Efficiency under pressure and consistency in meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

What we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration based on experience
  • Discretionary bonus based on performance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Limassol Hybrid working mode
  • Career growth opportunities

Please note that due to the high volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted.

To apply for the opportunity, please email Terri Neofitou at terri.neofitou@emeraldzebra.cy