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Head of Compliance

Head of Compliance

Reference: VAC-19737M
  • Company:CySEC regulated Forex Company
  • Location: Cyprus, Limassol
  • Salary: Salary up to 5,000 Euros gross
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Sector: Forex
  • Added on: 07/12/2020

Our client, a CySEC regulated Forex Company based in Limassol, is looking to hire a Head of Compliance to manage a team of 5 people.

Developing, implementing and administering all aspects of the Company’s Compliance Management Program
Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and directives issued by CySEC
Ensuring implementation of the procedures described in the Company’s Procedures Manual
Ensuring the Company complies with its continuous obligations to CySEC (e.g. submission of Capital Adequacy Return, notifications to CySEC regarding any changes in the Company’s structure, services, personnel, procedures, etc.)
Develop and maintain internal AML/CFT (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism) compliance manuals, policies, procedures and systems
Provide advice and guidance to Company’s employees, training the Company staff with the applicable laws, rules and regulations including AML/CFT
Implementing of the “KYC” procedures of the Company and ensures the relevant departments follow them strictly
Dealing with client complaints and legal matters related to compliance
Reviewing Company’s Marketing materials and checking if has been prepared in accordance with the legal requirements
Liaise with external lawyers as needed
Communication with regulatory bodies
Work closely with the Risk Management and report to the Senior Management
Provides an Annual Report to Senior Management and the Board of Directors on the matters of his responsibility indicating in particular whether the appropriate remedial measure have been taken in the event of any deficiencies
In addition, ensures that Conflict of Interest Policy has been disclosed to clients before opening account with the Company
Ensures that there is a clear distinction between the different departments’ operations so as to secure no conflict information gathering, counterfeiting or hiding of information is minimized
Designs the internal practices, measures, procedures and controls relevant to the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing; describes and explicitly allocates the appropriateness and limits of responsibility of each department that is involved in the abovementioned
Ensure that all employees are aware of the forbidden business practices
Responsibility to review and update (if needed) all Policies and Procedures of the Company on an Annual basis

University degree in Law or a degree in business or finance
Previous experience in investment firm required minimum 3 years with at least 1 year as Head of Compliance.
Fluency in English Language
Familiarity with financial regulatory bodies and audits, including CySEC (Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission)
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
Good communication, presentation and negotiating skills
Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and within tight deadlines
Ability to work to a high degree of accuracy
Ability to evaluate issues from a regulatory perspective with a practical, business-orientated, common sense approach to complex problem solving
Knowledge of the global regulatory environment and research oriented
Organized, with attention to detail
Proactive and result oriented work culture
Ability to multitask and problem solve
Team player and ability to lead a team
Advanced CySEC certification required for the position as per CySEC’s rules
Knowledge of Cyprus AML law relating to key areas of responsibility
Full understanding of the Forex industry

The company offers:
Competitive remuneration package (yearly bonus scheme)
Medical insurance scheme (after the probation period)
Professional growth is encouraged

The working hours are Monday – Friday 9am-6pm

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