Head of Compliance

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GRS are working with an internationally reputable, expanding Forex company in Limassol to recruit a Head of Compliance. Our client is looking for a team-player who is qualified with both the CySEC Advanced and CySEC AML certification. If you think this could be you, GRS look forward to seeing your CV today for this Head of Compliance role.
  • 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
  • Advise 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, whether the appropriate remedial measures have been taken in the event of any deficiencies
  • Monitor complaints-handling process
  • Draft agreements
  • Drafting and monitoring policies and procedures relevant to GDPR
  • CySEC Advanced
  • AML certification
  • GDPR certification is an advantage.
  • Prior experience as a Compliance Officer, Compliance Manager, or similar position is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of industry processes and regulations is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law or Accounting
  • Prior experience of 2-3 years in a brokerage firm in required
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with other teams
  • An analytical mindset with excellent organizational skills
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Fluency in Greek is an advantage
  • Fluency in Hebrew is an advantage
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 Peter Michael, peter@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call + 357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    6 May 2021
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  • peter@grsrecruitment.com