Head of Compliance

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On behalf of our client, a well-established and CySEC regulated company operating in the Forex Industry, GRS Recruitment are looking for a Head of Compliance to join their Limassol based team. The successful candidate must have previous working experience in a similar role in the Financial Industry. If you have the necessary set of skills for this Limassol based Head of Compliance role, GRS Recruitment look forward to receiving your CV.
  • Ensure compliance with Cyprus laws, regulations and directives issued by CySEC as well as rules issued by the EU
  • Tracking regulatory changes and ensure that needed changes are implemented in a timely manner
  • Developing or assisting in developing, and enforcing adequate policies and procedures in order to meet the compliance requirements of CySEC and other Regulators
  • Ensure implementation of the Company’s procedures
  • Implement the Company’s Compliance Monitoring Program and conduct monitoring
  • Ensure that Company’s employees attend training sessions in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Provide advice and guidance to Company’s employees on compliance related matters
  • Ensure that the Company complies with its continuous obligations to CySEC (i.e. submission of Capital Adequacy Return notifications to CySEC regarding changes in the Company’s structure services personnel procedures etc.)
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies
  • Assist regulatory bodies in performing inspections of the Company’s activities
  • Continuous improvement of the existing control procedures
  • Review Company’s marketing communication and examine whether it has been prepared in accordance with legal requirements and provide recommendations where applicable
  • Advice and assists employees responsible for carrying out investment services and activities to comply with Company’s obligations under the Law and relevant directives
  • Recommend in case of detection of any weakness or failure by the firm to comply with its obligations under the Law specific remedial measures
  • Provides an annual written report to the Board of Directors on the matters of his/her responsibility indicating in particular whether the appropriate remedial measures have been taken in the event of any deficiencies
  • Monitor complaints-handling process
  • Draft agreements related to Compliance
  • Drafting and monitoring policies and procedures
  • Assisting other departments for Compliance related tasks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Business Administrator or Finance
  • 5 years’ experience as a Head of Compliance, Compliance and AML officer, Compliance Manager or similar position in the Financial industry
  • CySEC Advanced and AML certificate is a must
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Strong knowledge of industry processes and regulations
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with other teams
  • An analytical mindset with excellent organizational skills
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Private Health Insurance cover
  • Paid Study leave
  • Quarterly Team Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Training Plans
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Happy hour events
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 Ioulia Ananikidou, ioulia@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    21 March 2023
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  • 5193
  • Ioulia@grsrecruitment.com
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