Senior Compliance Officer

Legal Limassol

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a CySEC licensed investment firm with offices in Limassol and abroad, we’re currently looking for a Senior Compliance Officer.

We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Senior Compliance Officer to oversee the compliance program. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the business operations and activities are in compliance with all relevant international and domestic regulatory standards and laws.

Reference #: GC004949

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and manage the company's compliance strategies and programs.
  • Stay abreast of current and upcoming regulations and legislation that affect financial services offered.
  • Conduct regular compliance reviews, risk assessments, and audits to ensure all departments adhere to legal standards and internal policies.
  • Prepare and present clear and concise compliance reports to the management.
  • Coordinate with different departments to ensure employee awareness and understanding of compliance requirements.
  • Offer expert advice on the interpretation of regulatory requirements and their implications on business practices.
  • Investigate any complex compliance issues or irregularities and develop a resolution strategy.
  • Serve as the point of contact for all external regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies.
  • Ensure that all compliance documentation, such as policies and procedures, is up-to-date and accessible to relevant staff.
  • Provide training and mentorship to junior compliance staff and other employees on compliance-related matters.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in compliance working for a regulated company.
  • Familiarity with international financial regulations and standards, including MiFID II, ESMA, and other regulatory authorities.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex legal documents.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Effective communication abilities and professional judgement.
  • High ethical standards and professional integrity.
  • Demonstrated experience in offshore compliance regulation is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in offshore licensing process is a plus.
  • Willingness to work closely and grow with the Compliance Team.
The below will be considered an advantage:
  • Professional certification in compliance, such as Certified Compliance Officer or equivalent.
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field.
  • Multilingual capabilities, especially in languages pertinent to key offshore jurisdictions.