Role details

Compliance Specialist

Abu Dhabi   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Arabic speaking compliance specilist required
  • Looking for somebody with 2/5 years experience to join a large FS firm in region

About Our Client

My client is a very successful private financial services firm based out of Abu Dhabi. They are in a number of countries globally and they are rapidly increasing their headcount here in the UAE.

Job Description

  • Support the compliance team in the implementation of the compliance framework
  • Support the development of appropriate processes, policies, procedures and associated standard documentation which are designed to mitigate compliance risk
  • Expedient Complaint escalation To the VP
  • Ensure members of the WM/GM team receive their annual compliance training and record all details of CPD
  • Provision of regular and ad-hoc reports to management in respect of compliance activities as well as instances of regulatory issues identified within the role
  • Complete a holistic overview of historic clients and perform an updated rolling due diligence and future proof timetable going forward. All information will be recorded electronically in the new KYC management tool
  • Liaison with the Head of Compliance as and when required.
  • Reverse KYC for counterparties on a rolling and new business basis

Any other duties, responsibilities and/or objectives as may be determined by the Company from time to time

The Successful Applicant

  • Arabic speakers only

  • At least 2 years experience of working within a compliance function
  • A combination of exposure to both the UAE and a top tier regulatory jurisdiction
  • An understanding of the regulatory universe in which the company operates, including ESCA and UAE Central Bank Rules and Regulations would be of value
  • An understanding of the principles of compliance with AML/CTF, anti-bribery and corruption and international sanctions programmes

What's on Offer

Competitive salary plus benefits

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