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Compliance Officer – Dubai – Perm – Sthree UAE

Our Client a leading Brokerage Company in UK are looking to hire a Compliance Officer to be based in Dubai, This is a great opportunity to join a top-tier company in a growing economy.

Title: Compliance Officer

Client: Leading Brokerage Company in UK

Reporting to: Head of Compliance

Location: Dubai – UAE

Salary: Competitive

Job description:

The Compliance Officer’s main purpose is to support UK Head of Compliance to ensure that the firm is in compliance with Dubai Financial Services Authority and Dubai International Financial Centre Regulations by implementing appropriate compliance policies, procedures, systems and controls.

Job Responsibilities:

– Establishing and maintaining effective Compliance and anti money laundering policies, procedures, systems and controls in compliance with applicable legislation in the DIFC and the UAE.

– Handling any internal suspicious transaction reports and taking appropriate actions following the receipt of such reports, and making external suspicious transaction reports to the Anti Money laundering Suspicious Cases Unit (AMLSCU) and the DFSA. And acting as the point of contact to receive internal suspicious transaction reports.

– Reporting on all relevant material or significant breaches, and acting as the point of contact for UAE Authorities and the DFSA regarding Compliance and money laundering issues.

– Responding promptly to any request for information made by UAE Authorities or the DFSA.

– Support and maintain appropriate Compliance and anti money laundering training programmes and awareness programmes.

– Undertaking KYC due diligence / client on-boarding function and ensuring that senior management are properly informed in respect of client relationships that require approval.

– Liaise with the Head of Compliance deliver the Annual Compliance Plan and Compliance Monitoring Programme to identify, monitor and manage regulatory risk including financial crime.

– Build and maintain relationships with relevant regulators and exchanges.

Job Requirements:

– Minimum 3-5 years compliance experience preferably within the Financial services industry with a DFSA regulated entity or from an equivalent jurisdiction.

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic.

– An excellent and in-depth working knowledge of a wide range of financial products and services including Islamic finance.

– In depth knowledge of the regulatory framework applicable to the firm including legislation, regulation, best practice and exchange rules.

– Ability to manage a suite of regulatory policies and procedures.

– Strong academic background; university degree and relevant professional qualifications.

– Experience of undertaking compliance monitoring and advisory activities.

– Ability to draft written reports and provide oral briefings on matters of key regulatory significance.

If you meet the above criteria, then please feel free to reply with your latest CV

If you know friends or colleagues that are suitable feel free to refer them or share their contact details with me.

Visit the Huxley Associates website to find out more.

Job Details

Date Posted: 2013-04-16
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Other
Company Industry: Financial Services

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management

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