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Senior Manager

Nicosia Cyprus Full-Time - Non Remote

A large corporate client with multiple offices and a strong reputation for being a sound employer with solid business and low retention is now looking for a Senior Manager. Supervising and coordinating all AML, due diligence and KYC procedures within Global Compliance Services department, the successful candidate will join an expanding arm of the business.

Key to the role will be performing in-house audit of company procedures, practices, and documents to identify elements of risk. Ensuring that all employees are trained on the latest regulations and processes. Performing regular monitoring to ensure that standards are adhered.


Job Description

  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization
  • Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business
  • Assist with cultivating and managing business development opportunities. Understand company and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all company practices to serve client needs
  • Responsible for the AML, GDPR, Risk and Compliance functions of the firm, amongst other
  • Review, update and design the Company’s policies, procedures and AML Manual and GDPR,
  • Develop, review, and monitor the Clients’ Acceptance Policy, and prepare and maintain the Client list categorized as per the Risk Based Approach
  • Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed
  • Provide assistance to internal or external auditors in compliance reviews
  • Prepare and submit the annual AMLCO report to ICPAC
  • Prepare and submit the annual AML Questionnaire to ICPAC
  • Undertake all communication with the Regulators and MOKAS
  • Report violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly MOKAS (submit SARs / STRs)
  • Prepare and implement an inhouse training program
  • Make all necessary reporting regarding Data Breach
  • Ensure inhouse training on GDPR matters
  • Provide support and guidance to the departments of the Firm in relation to various regulatory matters
  • Provide assistance to management for any ad-hoc regulatory requirements
  • Review, update and design the Company’s policies and procedure regarding the GDPR compliance program (Data Breach Procedures, DPIA, Privacy policy, employee privacy policy etc)
  • Prepare and ensure adherence to all non-Disclosure agreements of the firm
  • Preparation of regulatory, risk and compliance reports, as well as operational manuals, for multiple clients in the financial industry
  • Carry due diligence services for financial services clients
  • Review of the Financial Reporting Procedures
  • Oversee the Corporate Administration function
  • Supervise the bank account opening and the reviews carried out by the banks
  • Supervise matters relating to the Registar of Companies, i.e. UBO register, Annual Levy, Incorporations,  reinstatements,  changes of directors, shareholders, addresses etc.
  • Supervise matters and procedures in relations to Personal or Corporate Relocation services
  • Assist where necessary, in providing restructuring and insolvency services
  • Liaise with clients, including general project management and managing responses to technical project-related queries from clients
  • Identify and generate business opportunities through relationships with clients, bankers, law firms, venture capitals, etc.
  • Assist in the expansion of the firm and any other external or internal projects
  • Reports to Senior Partner

 Your Profile

  • Demonstrate deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge
  • Possess in depth business acumen. Remain current on new developments in global compliance services and industry knowledge
  • Graduate degree
  • Regulatory or legal experience within a similar corporate environment
  • An ACA/ACCA qualification will be considered an advantage
  • 8+ years of similar professional experience
  • Excellent MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) knowledge
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities whilst managing others
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in both Greek and English. Any other language knowledge will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Discretion, maturity, and confidentiality
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent judgment is essential
  • Self-motivated and disciplined 


  • 13th salary
  • Provident Fund
  • Medical cover
  • Friday afternoons off


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