Associate (VAC-F20360M)

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  • Post Date: 25/05/2021
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Job Overview

Our client, a financial services advisory firm, is looking to recruit an Associate ideally from other financial services companies (compliance / lawyer/ legal advisor / business administration / financial reporting), but also from corporate / fiduciary services / big 4 / forex in a compliance role / dealer / risk management role.

Draft, review and update manuals, policies, processes and procedures with respect to the operations of Financial Institutions (Investment Firms, Funds, Payment and Electronic Money Institutions)
Perform regular monitoring of Financial Institutions by following Compliance Monitoring Programmes to ensure that compliance standards and obligations are adhered
Conduct onsite and desk-based inspections on compliance matters of Financial Institutions
Ensure Financial Institutions fulfil their annual obligations and licence conditions
Provide advice and solutions to Financial Institutions on compliance queries/issues
Work as part of a compliance experts team, coordinate with other departments (e.g. legal & corporate, accounting & tax, capital adequacy, internal audit etc.) and develop strong working relationships
Communicate, on behalf of Financial Institutions, with regulatory and other local and EU authorities
Communicate with personnel and management of Financial Institutions
Communicate with local and EU Banking institutions in accommodating the banking needs of Financial Institutions
Prepare applications and notifications to the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission on behalf of Financial Institutions
Draft and review annual reports on Internal Audit, Compliance, Risk Management and Anti-Money Laundering (‘AML’) matters
Conduct AML checks and reviews and undertake client identification and due diligence of CIFs’ clients
Review and analyse new regulations and advise how these are impacting Financial Institutions.

Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Finance or Accounting or Risk Management or Law or related discipline from a reputable UK university
First or Upper second-class honours Master’s degree in a related field will be considered an advantage
1-2 years of professional experience in a corporate environment will be considered as an advantage
CySEC certificate (Basic or Advanced) for the provision of investment services will be considered as an advantage
Excellent command of the English and Greek language, both verbal and written (knowledge of any other language shall be considered an advantage)
Team spirit, excellent problem-solving abilities and willingness to study and develop
Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner
Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate with impact
Computer literacy

The working hours are Monday to Friday flexible hours from 7:30 until 9:00 and from 16:30 until 18:00 with minimum 30 minutes and maximum 90 minutes lunch break and one afternoon off.

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to and include the reference:  Associate – VAC-F20360M. We look forward to hearing from you!


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