Legal Advisor

Legal Advisor

On behalf of our Client, a Forex company, we are looking for a Legal Advisor to be based at their offices in Limassol, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafts and/or improves agreements, contracts and other legal documents, intercompany contracts
  • Consults and handles all corporate structures
  • Develops Company policies and procedures in regard to legal aspects
  • Reviews and provides legal advice on contracts signed by the company with various third parties
  • Represents the company in legal proceedings with external litigators
  • Researches, anticipates and protects the Company against legal risks
  • Responsible for the trademarks management
  • Is up to date with the latest legal circulars published by regulators
  • Implements the Company’s internal procedures in regard to legal matters
  • Monitors and reports employees’ adherence to the company’s policies and procedures, including periodic legal audits
  • Advises on employment labour law and other legal matters 
  • Provides guidance to senior management
  • Communicates with regulators and drafts answers to queries by them

Job Requirements

  • University degree in Law
  • Background in Corporate law, financial and regulatory law
  • At least 4 years of proven experience in a similar position will be considered an advantage
  • CySEC Advanced Certificate will be considered an advantage
  • Experience in reading and interpreting contracts, financial regulation law and circulars
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem-solving skills, flexibility and adaptability
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written  
  • Excellent negotiation, time management and organizational skills
  • Analytical ability and high attention to detail

Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Medical insurance
  • Rewarding company culture
  • Friendly multinational environment 

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

M&A and Financial Services Lawyer

M&A and Financial Services Lawyer

On behalf of our client, a world-class law firm, we are looking for a Mergers & Acquisitions and Financial Services Lawyer to be based at their offices in Limassol, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists clients to navigate the increasingly complex Cyprus and EU legal and regulatory framework governing the financial services sector
  • Provides expert legal advice and assistance in all legal and regulatory matters in Cyprus rules and regulations on banking, investment services, collective investments and their managers, capital markets, electronic money, payment institutions, and crypto-assets business
  • Liaises with financial services regulators as well as a wide spectrum of clients (including market-leading domestic, EU, and non-EU regulated entities, corporations, and high net worth individuals) on their business to, in, and/or from Cyprus
  • Anticipates challenges clients are likely to face and act proactively
  • Develops and supports business development activities and contributes to the growth
  • Manages and mentors a team of lawyers and is responsible for their effective and productive day-to-day work, their training and professional development

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of PQE with a top-tier firm and/or financial regulator and/or regulated entity
  • Detailed understanding of the financial services area
  • Excellent command of Greek and English
  • Time management and Reporting Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic team player who enjoys contributing actively to the team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong work ethics, positive attitude, and confidential approach

Benefits

  • 13th salary 
  • Discretionary bonus 
  • Opportunities for personal development 
  • High standard lunch buffet at a discounted price on a daily basis 

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality. 

Call Monitoring Officer (Spanish speaker)

Call Monitoring Officer (Spanish speaker)

On behalf of our Client, a leading FinTech company, we are looking for a Call Monitoring Officer (Spanish Speaker) to be based at their offices in Limassol, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitors recorded calls daily
  • Responsible for the quality assurance performance
  • Provides feedback data to management
  • Investigates customer complaints
  • Ensures that the company is compliant with the regulatory framework on all levels
  • Identifies breached of the company’s internal procedures and relevant regulations
  • Provides ideas for process improvements to enhance process efficiency, quality, and customer experience

Job Requirements

  • Previous experience in a similar position will be considered as advantage
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, both verbally and written
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Effectively prioritize urgent cases/multi-task in fast paced team environment
  • Efficient typing skills/reports

Benefits

  • An attractive remuneration package based on experience and qualifications
  • Medical insurance coverage after completion of probation
  • Provident Fund after completion of probation 
  • Friendly Working Environment with free coffee and fruits
  • Amazing opportunities for personal and career growth
  • Professional Body Subscriptions Allowance
  • Training, Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Parking Allowance

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

Deputy AMLCO

Deputy AMLCO

On behalf of our Client, a global leader in online, dynamic verification of identity and financial transactions via regulated e-payment instrument authentication, we are looking for a Deputy AMLCO to be based at their offices in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes senior compliance tasks
  • Reports directly to AMLCO
  • Reviews the recommendations of the onboarding (customer due diligence) team
  • Performs transaction monitoring, analysis and investigations
  • Performs the role of Alternate AMLCO, subject to ongoing CBC approval
  • Prepares regular AML training materials
  • Checks adherence to Company policies and procedures including developing and drafting of the new procedures
  • Provides support to AMLCO in liaison with internal and external auditors and the regulators
  • Reviews periodic review analysis prepared by AML Officer and suggests recommendations
  • Responsible for transaction monitoring (SEPA), analysis and daily review of transactions

Job Requirements

  • Previous experience within a regulated environment
  • Previous approval of the CBC for the AMLCO/Alternate AMLCO
  • ACAMS, CySEC (AML), and ICA qualifications will be considered as a bonus
  • Analytical skills with the ability to analyze complex information and make relevant judgement
  • Excellent English and Greek verbal and written skills
  • Deep understanding of the EU regulatory environment
  • Ability to multitask, leadership and excellent interpersonal skills

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private health insurance plan participation
  • Performance Bonus, including a mix of cash and share-based scheme of company stock for outstanding performers

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

Compliance Associate

Compliance Associate

On behalf of our Client, a global leader in online, dynamic verification of identity and financial transactions via regulated e-payment instrument authentication, we are looking for a Compliance Associate to be based at their offices in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures, including, but not limited to AML/CTF, ABAC, Information security, and data privacy, audit requirements;
  • Manages the administration of the initial on-boarding and ongoing operational merchant due diligence and card scheme compliance
  • Undertakes due diligence procedures for the onboarding of clients (KYC)
  • Ensures merchants are on-boarded according to the Company’s policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the process of the applications for the opening of new client accounts into the company’s systems for the Purpose of ‘Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Liaises with clients to request, gather, and check the completeness of all merchant due diligence data, information and/or documentation required as per Company Procedures
  • Verifies the data, documentation/information for purpose of including checks of merchant incorporation status via company house/company registrar, regulators, specialist databases, and public access databases
  • Manages the identification of significant controllers and beneficial owners
  • Identifies and verifies that merchants hold appropriate licensing to operate in their stated industry sectors, particularly those that are sensitive to AML/CFT risks, which may include but are not limited to: licensing status; geographical location and regulatory limitations or enforcement, sanctions imposed and politically exposed persons in control; Industry type; business credibility
  • Ensures client status recorded is up to date throughout the client lifecycle from on-boarding through to termination
  • Performs the periodic KYC reviews of client accounts
  • Amends existing clients’ accounts in compliance systems
  • Updates clients’ records in compliance folders
  • Receives and reviews documents and handles filing administration
  • Communicates with and supports other departments
  • Undertakes any additional or other compliance-related duties in accordance with the duties of the Compliance function and the Compliance business

Job Requirements

  • A relevant degree in Finance, Math, Sciences, Law, or similar is necessary
  • Interest in Financial Services and understanding of financial crime risks including money laundering; terrorist financing, fraud, or scams 
  • Experience in client on-boarding, KYC / customer due diligence 
  • Solid analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills 
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other departments within the Company or externally with our clients and business partners

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private health insurance plan participation
  • Performance Bonus, including a mix of cash and share-based scheme of company stock for outstanding performers 

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.