Compliance and AML officer – A licensed AIFM Company – Nicosia, Cyprus 3 views

Job Overview

The Client: 

A client of ours that is a licensed AIFM company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus and authorized by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission is looking to recruit a Compliance and AML officer to join its team in Nicosia.

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Board of Directors and the main duties and responsibilities include, amongst other of:

  • Reviewing, updating, and designing the Firm’s policies, procedures and AML Manual.
  • Conducting periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
  • Providing assistance to internal or external auditors in compliance reviews.
  • Preparing and submitting the annual AMLCO report.
  • Developing, reviewing, and monitoring the clients’ Acceptance Policy.
  • Providing support and guidance to the departments of the Firm in relation to various regulatory matters.
  • Providing assistance to management for any ad-hoc regulatory requirements.
  • Ensuring 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.
  • Implementing the company’s Compliance Monitoring Program.
  • Ensuring that company’s employees attend training sessions in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Providing advice and guidance to company’s employees on compliance related matters.
  • Ensuring that the company complies with its continuous obligations to CySEC.
  • Assisting regulatory bodies in performing inspections of the company’s activities.
  • Continuously improving the existing control procedures.
  • Reviewing the company’s marketing communication and examining whether it has been prepared in accordance with legal requirements and provide recommendations where applicable.
  • Advising and assisting employees responsible for carrying out investment services and activities to comply with company’s obligations under the Law and relevant directives.
  • Providing an annual written report to the Board of Directors on matters of his/her responsibility.
  • Monitoring complaints-handling process.

 

Skills/ Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree.
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in a similar role.
  • CySEC Advanced Certificate holder.
  • CySEC AML Certificate will be considered an advantage.
  • Relevant experience with CySEC reporting.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications).

 

Location:

The position is for the Client’s offices in Nicosia, Cyprus.

 

Remuneration: 

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

 

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