Assistant Compliance Consultant in Limassol

Full Time
  • Post Date: September 5, 2017
Job Description

Our client a well known financial services consultancy Group with offices in Nicosia and Limassol is seeking to recruit an Assistant Compliance Consultant for its regulatory compliance team. This is a great opportunity for career growth as the successful candidate will be working with highly experienced specialists and consultants in an International level

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform regular monitoring by following a Compliance Monitoring Programme to ensure that compliance standards and obligations of investment firms are adhered to
  • Support Senior Consultants with onsite and desk-based inspections on regulatory compliance matters
  • Ensure investment firms fulfill their annual obligations and license conditions
  • Provide advice and solutions to investment firms on regulatory compliance queries/issues
  • Provide support to the compliance experts team, help to coordinate with other departments (legal & corporate, accounting & tax, capital adequacy, internal audit etc.) and develop strong working relationships
  • Communicate on behalf of investment firms with the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission and other local and EU authorities
  • Communicate with personnel and management of investment firms
  • Provide guidance and assistance to investment firms regarding client complaints
  • Prepare applications, notifications and record updates for the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission (CySEC) on behalf of investment firms
  • Work closely with a Senior Consultant to draft and review annual reports on Compliance, Risk Management, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and related matters
  • Review and analyse new regulations and advise how these are impacting investment firms
  • Develop compliance and AML training material and support with ongoing compliance training to investment firms’ personnel
  • Support AML checks and reviews and undertake client identification and due diligence of investment firms’ clients

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge in regulatory frameworks, such as AML, KYC, MiFiD, EMIR etc OR
  • Active interest in relevant regulatory standards and best practice trends
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector, gained ideally from working in corporate environments as a financial/market analyst
  • Strong organisational, analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to take ownership and find solutions to problems
  • Team spirit and willingness to study and develop either on the job or shadowing senior consultants
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent client relation skills
  • Communicating effectively, both in writing and verbally in Greek and English and have strong listening and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of any other language shall be considered an advantage
  • Computer literacy

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Law, Mathematics, Business, Finance or Accounting or Risk Management or a related discipline from a reputable university
  • Master’s degree in a related field would be considered as an advantage
  • 1-2 years of professional experience in a corporate environment, ideally in financial/market analyst positions
  • CySEC certificates (Basic or Advanced) for the provision of investment services would be considered as an advantage

How to apply

If you are interested for the position of the Assistant Compliance Consultant please send your CV at the e-mail:, writing on the subject “Assistant Compliance Consultant”.

The position offers a competitive remuneration package including 13th salary, Health Plan, Provident Fund, Bonus and other fringe benefits