Licensing Officer

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GRS Recruitment are working in close partnership with an award-winning Financial Services firm who offer over 10 years of experience in the industry supporting clients on a global scale. Within this well-known brand this company always look to innovate and apply the latest and best technology in the sector providing a first-class service and experience to their clients. For this new opening we are searching for a Financial Licensing Officer to join the Cyprus office in Limassol. The successful candidate will be an individual with excellent experience liaising with Agents and Consultants around the world discussing financial licensing requirements and regulatory applications. If this sounds like the position for you please reach out to Hayley Buckle at GRS Recruitment For more information.
  • Provide assistance with the licensing and license activation process of financial investment firms based both locally and around the globe.
  • Handling and organizing all correspondence with lawyers and partners worldwide.
  • Carry out research and sourcing of solutions for the Group, relating to financial licensing options.
  • Assist to manage and advise on the Group’s corporate operations and maintaining records of corporate documents of the Group.
  • Source business investment opportunities worldwide for the Group.
  • Where necessary, to engage in communication with regulators and other relevant associates with regards to matters on the licensing processes, including the status of applications and clarifications on important matters such as timeframes for obtaining licenses, fees, and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist and handle the preparation of applications for obtaining financial licenses, including drafting of policies and procedures for the purposes of acquiring local and global licences in investment firms.
  • Assist in administering and processing applications for various licenses.
  • Provide all licenses and permits within the required timeframe.
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory and legislative developments.
  • Report and assist the Head of Licensing on any tasks and projects that the Department may be involved with.
  • Experience with frequent communication between agents and/or consultants based around the world, for financial licensing matters.
  • Experience with regulatory applications to financial regulators for obtaining investment licenses.
  • Solid experience in the Financial Services Sector and especially in the field of Licensing.
  • Strong and outgoing personality, with the ability to successfully represent themselves and the Company’s Licensing Department.
  • Familiar with requests relevant to corporate matters including gathering of necessary KYC documentation for applications to regulators, banks and other authorities.
  • Familiar with basic AML rules, requests and due diligence procedures.
  • Strong willingness to undertake research and development, in order to source alternative solutions for the Group with regards to their financial licensing options.
  • Ability to adjust working hours in accordance with the projects of the Group.
  • Strong time-management and organisational skills.
  • Very good research and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Advanced CySEC Certificate should be considered as an advantage.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law/Economics will be a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent use of the English language; Any other spoken language will be considered 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 Hayley Buckle, quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    5 August 2022
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