Head of Compliance & AML (VAC-B518)

  • Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Job id : 742423772
  • Specialism : Compliance
  • Post Date: June 15, 2022
  • Expires In : 309 Days
  • Apply Before: September 30, 2022
  • Applications 5
  • Views 612
Job Overview

Our client in Nicosia, a CySEC regulated Forex Company, is looking for an experienced Head of Compliance & AML. In this role you will be reporting to the Board of Directors.



  • The Head of Compliance has responsibility for compliance matters in relation to the Company’s Regulated Activities
  • Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed
  • Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation
  • Disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance activities
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received / investigation outcomes/compliance reports etc
  • Serve as a confidential point of contact for employees to communicate with management, seek clarification on issues or dilemmas, or report irregularities
  • Discuss emerging compliance issues with management or employees
  • Advise internal management or business partners on the implementation or operation of compliance programs
  • Provide employee training on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures
  • Provide assistance to internal or external auditors in compliance reviews
  • Prepare management reports regarding compliance operations and progress
  • Monitor compliance systems to ensure their effectiveness
  • Report violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required
  • Keep informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organizational processes
  • Design or implement improvements in communication, monitoring, or enforcement of compliance standards
  • Verify that all company and regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated.



  • Educational background in Law or a relevant subject
  • Minimum 2 years of compliance experience preferably in a FOREX company
  • Holder of the CySEC Advanced Examination and AML is a must 
  • Very good use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel SKILLS NECESSARY:
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written). Knowledge of other languages will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong commitment to professional excellence



  • Salary of about 4,000 Euros gross + 13th salary based on skills and experience


TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to [email protected] and include the reference:  Head of Compliance & AML – VAC-B518. We look forward to hearing from you!


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