Compliance Officer

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On behalf of our client, a well-established, well known, and growing Forex company, GRS are seeking to recruit a Compliance Officer to join their team in Limassol. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of Compliance/MLRO. The successful candidate shall be a reliable professional who is not afraid to speak their mind, work with the team to make accurate and informed decisions and stand by their experience. They shall be familiar with compliance and financial services industry’s standards. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then we look forward to receiving your CV.
  • Develop and maintain internal compliance manuals, policies, procedures and systems
  • Review new and forthcoming regulations and advise how these are affecting the Company’s operations
  • Assist in maintaining the accuracy of compliance records, tests, training materials, logs, correspondence, reports, procedures, forms, policies, programs, and manuals
  • Record, monitor and respond to clients’ complaints
  • Dealing with client complaints and legal matters related to compliance
  • Monitor transactions and review trading activity for anti-money laundering and anti-market abuse purposes
  • Review monitoring reports and market surveillance alerts and escalate to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer if needed
  • Perform periodic reviews of MIFIR and EMIR reports and annual review of outsourcing arrangements
  • Work on implementing and expanding the annual compliance monitoring program with the Head of Compliance
  • Review and update Customer Acceptance Policy annually or as triggered by changes in the relevant regulations
  • Record and assess all risks arising from existing and new customers, new products and services on an annual basis
  • Carry out annual review to identify areas of potential AML/CFT risks to implement preventive/corrective strategies
  • Degree in Law, Economics, Finance, Business, or any other business-related degree
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of relevant EU legal and regulatory framework
  • Relevant professional certification is a must (e.g., CySEC Advanced Certification, AML Certification)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in English
  • Use of key value stores such as Redis / Memcached
  • Experience with Rest APIs
  • Understanding of scalable applications, working with multiple web nodes, use of docker, etc.
  • All candidates should be able to show examples of previous work / code samples, preferably sent with initial application.
  • Any community accounts (GitHub, StackOverflow etc.), will be considered a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Organised, methodical, and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Disciplined and detail-oriented
  • Sociable
  • Pleasant personality
  • Willing to learn
  • Diplomatic
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 Annita Paliou, quoting the above job reference or call +357 25342720 for further information.


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    31 October 2022
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