Compliance Officer (ESCA/SCA)

Abu Dhabi Permanent
  • Excellent exposure
  • Great work-life balance

About Our Client

The client, based in Abu Dhabi, is a multi-billion dollar private investment office with a focus on international private equity, real estate and venture capital investments across sectors

Job Description

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assisting in the overall operation of the business including internal and external compliance, AML, corporate governance and risk activities
  • Assisting in the development and enhancement of AML and CTF frameworks, compliance policies and procedures, and update in line with global regulatory requirements
  • Handling daily on-boarding of new users; investigating flagged applications (ex. due to sanctions hits)
  • Conducting enhanced due diligence (EDD) reviews on customers and AML investigations as appropriate
  • Assisting in the performance of the compliance audits

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Business/ Finance / Economics or equivalent
  • Have certifications in AML/CTF and Compliance (CAMS, ICA, ACFCS etc.) is preferred
  • Must have CISI certification
  • Have 4+ years' experience in an AML/KYC role within a financial institution (asset management/fund management)
  • Must have experience working on the AML/CTF and compliance regulatory frameworks of the SCA/ESCA and ADGM FSRA.
  • Must be bilingual in English and Arabic

What's on Offer

  • Excellent exposure
  • Great work-life balance
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Banking & Financial Services
Compliance & Legal
Financial Services
Abu Dhabi
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Setareh Ansari
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