Head of Backoffice 157 views

Job Overview

On behalf of our client, a Cyprus Investment Firm, Counsellor is seeking to recruit a Head of Backoffice. Previous experience in CIF is a must!

Job Description:

  • Set up and implement all Back Office procedures, have a ‘can do’ approach on all related matters, keep track of all records, monitor and approve correct workflows, and proactively measure and improve operational processes.
  • Analyze on a constant basis the department activity, payment systems activity, suspicious activity, KYC and AML procedures, and prepare various regulatory reports.
  • Oversee and authorize the daily execution of tasks (client deposits, client withdrawals, affiliate withdrawals, account opening, keeping and closing) based on the Company’s thresholds.
  • Lead the risk assessment of all transactions, identify potential fraud, ensure effective implementation of KYC procedure to all potential and existing Clients, and ensure compliance with banks and brokers.
  • Liaise with other departments to escalate and resolve all client issues in a timely manner and provide high level of communication and support to the company’s executives and team members.
  • Delegate effectively and communicate clearly to meet the department’s goals and resolve internal and external queries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assist in the training of new and existing staff to ensure continuing competence in accordance with the CySEC regulations.


  • University degree in Economics/Finance/Business or in a related field.
  • ‘Plug & Play’ professional; previous experience in a similar position is a must.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of modern technology and Microsoft applications.
  • High fluency in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and with strict deadlines.
  • Good communication and monitoring skills.
  • Strong sense of professionalism, organisational and analytical skills.
  • CySEC Advanced / AML is a plus.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time role and an attractive remuneration package with benefits will be offered to the successful candidate according to experience.


Please send your Cover Letter and CV to email address: evagoras@mycounsellor.com.cy with subject: Candidate (name / surname) for Head of Back Office.

All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Only successful candidates will be contacted; therefore, we thank you in advance.

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