Compliance and Legal Officer

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GRS Recruitment are working in close partnership with an established financial brokerage group in UK and EU dedicating it focus on Online Trading and Investment Services. This growing brand is searching for a detail oriented and passionate Compliance and Legal Officer to join their team. The successful applicant will preferably be a holder of a Business Law Degree or similar and possess experience in a legal or compliance related role within an EU investment Firm. If this sounds like the position you have been looking for, please reach out to Hayley Buckle at GRS Recruitment for more information.
  • Report directly to the Head Compliance Officer.
  • Assist with the day-to-day compliance in line with regulatory and legal requirements and the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Performing risk assessments in relation to compliance risks.
  • Assist in the drafting of compliance related reports to the authorities (CySEC, NCAs, CBC, etc.).
  • Draft, modify and implement the company's policies, procedures and handbooks, as needed to reflect industry best practices, the evolving regulatory environment and changes to the business.
  • Research, identify and report on a wide variety of compliance related matters due to the introduction of new legislation or best practices.
  • Maintain oversight relevant Compliance registers.
  • Add in the function’s strategic planning and decision making.
  • Liaise with auditors/examiners during compliance audits/examinations as assigned.
  • Evaluate compliance systems and ensure their adequacy thereof.
  • Prepare, review and negotiate legal documents relating to the investment services and activities of the company.
  • Perform desk-based reviews to the company’s functions, systems and procedures.
  • Undertake any other compliance and legal related matter and project, as assigned.
  • Educated to degree level in Law or the equivalent. 
  • CySEC Advanced certification and CySEC AML certification.
  • Solid experience in a legal and compliance-related role in an EU investment Firm.
  • Ability to use independent judgement.
  • Detailed knowledge of laws and regulations affecting business operations.
  • Ability to interpret and advise on the application of various laws and regulations.
  • Able to multitask, work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to work on own initiative, independently, prioritize workload and pay attention to details.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Greek.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Hayley Buckle, quoting the above job reference or call+357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    19 May 2023
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