Corporate & Compliance Officer
Our client, a Corporate Services Company in Nicosia, is looking to hire a Corporate & Compliance Officer to provide corporate and administration services for clients and to be responsible of all the operations of the compliance function of the Company.
” Assisting with the management of portfolio of clients as well as assisting Director and Manager with other major client groups.
” Preparation of applications to the Cyprus Registrar of Companies on behalf of clients.
” Formation of both Cyprus and Overseas Companies for clients as well formation and maintenance of available “Shelf Companies”.
” Communication with the client and review of new client “KYC” documentation ensuring compliance with Company policy and Anti-Money Laundering regulations.
” Perusal, review of various corporate agreements and arranging for execution by the Directors of the Companies.
” Preparation, review and execution of various secretarial services/documents of the Companies including minutes, resolutions, instruments of transfer, share certificates, incumbency certificates as well as Specific Powers of Attorney etc.
” Preparation and execution of bank account application forms when necessary and communication with all banks whether in Cyprus or abroad.
” Preparation, perusal and review and execution of payment orders.
” Communication with the external audit, taxation and accounting departments in relation to the financial and taxation affairs of the Companies administered by The Company.
” Business development, including attendance to client introductory meetings and translation services.
” Preparation of invoices before they are sent to the client.
” Preparation and monitoring issuance of The Company’s Fees
” Monitoring of the Credit Control function as well as debt collecting for managed portfolio of clients.
” Communication with providers/agents of overseas Companies
” Assisting with the input of date for “Quorum” software package
” Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
” Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
” Disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance activities.
” Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received / investigation outcomes/compliance reports etc.
” Serve as a confidential point of contact for employees to communicate with management, seek clarification on issues or dilemmas, or report irregularities.
” Consult with corporate attorneys as necessary to address difficult legal compliance issues.
” Discuss emerging compliance issues with management or employees.
” Advise internal management or business partners on the implementation or operation of compliance programs.
” Provide employee training on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures.
” Provide assistance to internal or external auditors in compliance reviews.
” Prepare management reports regarding compliance operations and progress.
” Monitor compliance systems to ensure their effectiveness.
” Report violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
” Keep informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organizational processes.
” Design or implement improvements in communication, monitoring, or enforcement of compliance standards.
” Verify that all company and regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated.
” Educational background in Law or a relevant subject
” Minimum 2 years of compliance and corporate experience preferably in a corporate services/fiduciary company
” Very good use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Quorum
” Excellent knowledge of the Greek and English language
” High ethical standards- integrity
” Strong organizational and leadership skills.
” Excellent written and verbal communication skills
” Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
” Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
” Ability to exercise sound critical judgment.
” Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
” Strong commitment to professional excellence
Working hours: 40 hours per week, Mon-Thu 08:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:30, Fri 08:30-14:00