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Compliance & Data Protection Officer

Compliance & Data Protection Officer

Reference: VAC-20068M
  • Company:Group of Companies
  • Location: Cyprus, Limassol
  • Salary: Up to 36,000 EUR yearly depending on qualifications plus annual bonus depending on performance, medical insurance and provident fund.
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Sector: Legal
  • Added on: 01/03/2021

Our client, a group of Companies (fiduciary / accounting / Fund Management) based in Limassol, is looking to hire a motivated individual in the role of Compliance & Data Protection Officer. No training will be provided so the person to be hired shall have the knowledge and expertise to deal with compliance matters on its own and be willing to read and apply all the aspects of GDPR as well (if no experience in data protection to be willing to perform research and apply the relevant regulation) so this is a very challenging job for experienced Compliance Officers!

Responsibilities:
Implement an effective Compliance Program and ensure compliance with the applicable laws and regulations (AIF, AIFM, AML)
Manage the Company’s AML program and monitor the day-to-day tasks related to AML
On-boarding new clients/investors following the company’s policies and procedures
Periodic reviews of clients’ KYC, Economic Profile & Risk Assessments
Transactions monitoring
Develop and revise policies reflecting changes of the applicable laws and/or regulatory requirements
Provide accurate and pragmatic data protection advice and update the procedures of the company in relation to data protection
Educate and training of employees on AML and GDPR
Prepare and submit compliance reports to the Board of Directors and the Regulatory bodies

Qualifications:
Fluency in both Greek and English
Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) from a reputable University in Law or Economics or relevant field (minimum 2.2 or equivalent)
Minimum 3 years of experience dealing with compliance matters with strong knowledge
Experience with MiFID II framework
Knowledge of the AML Directive requirements, according to ICPAC & CySEC
Understanding of Funds (AIF) and Fund Managers (AIFM) according to CySEC legal framework
Understanding fiduciary tasks
Advanced drafting skills with attention to details
Strong communication skills
Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, ambitious and a team player
CySEC Advanced Certificate
CySEC AML Certificate shall be considered an advantage
GDPR knowledge shall be considered an advantage

The working hours are 8:15 am to 13:00 and from 14:30till 17:45 – the employee can choose one day each week and such day can have only half an hour break and leave at 15:15.

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