Compliance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Paphos

Cyprus Job Market

Job title: Compliance Analyst

Department: Compliance Department

Reporting to: Compliance Officer & Heads of Department

Responsible for: Various Compliance tasks including Compliance Monitoring

Purpose and objectives of the role

You’ll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems, finally you are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

Our department prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm’s culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm’s enterprise-wide compliance risk management program and our Compliance Monitoring Programme.

  • Assisting with the requirements of the Compliance Department
  • Dealing with daily requests from the Business (Admin, Dealers, Payments) for assistance or approval, or referring to Heads of Compliance
  • Support with on-going system changes and process changes affecting the business (CRM system, Transaction Monitoring Systems etc.)
  • Dealing with requests from third parties, such as Banks, FCA, HMRC, Law Enforcement
  • Assisting the Compliance Officer and Heads of Compliance with ad-hoc projects and tasks
  • Performing Transaction Monitoring and Compliance Monitoring & Testing
  • Carrying out regular reviews of the business to check compliance with regulations
  • Actively check adherence to the Company’s policies, controls and procedures and review their effectiveness
  • Collecting, aggregating, analysing, and visualizing data to identify trends and evaluate changes across data obtained from transaction reporting.

Main duties and responsibilities

This is a 2nd Line of Defence role.

The specific tasks of the role include the following (which link to the firm’s Compliance Framework):


  • This role does not have management responsibilities

Regulatory Relationships / Engagement:

  • Support the Head of Financial Crime Compliance by actively reviewing system changes affecting both Compliance department and other affected departments, manage the change in processes of different work streams, and reviewing internal guidelines and controls to enhance future changes
  • Support the Head of Regulatory Compliance with other assigned tasks

Regulatory Developments:

  • Keep abreast of key business changes and regulatory changes which may impact on the firm’s operation side of the business

Policies and Procedures:

  • Support the Heads of Compliance in developing processes and suggesting possible enhancements that may be found from day to day work


  • Assist with writing any additionally required training for the Business and either personally deliver the additional training via Face to face, or another appropriate medium


  • Ensuring management have sufficient information and is kept informed of the issues affecting the effectiveness of all the compliance requirements and any risk exposure that may have been identified

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Ideally, but not necessarily, degree qualified, plus ideally any specific Compliance related qualifications, but not necessary
  • Literate in IT with a good level of knowledge in Excel (dynamic tables, macro, formulas etc.)
  • Ideally a Bachelor degree in Law, Finance or Economy
  • Ideally, knowledge of the regulatory and legal framework relating to the business, but not necessary


  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English written (report writing and presentation skills) and verbal communication skills
  • Personable, with ability to work well within a team environment and build relationships.
  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of employees
  • Ability to work independently with autonomy
  • An analytical and enquiring mind-set with ability to analyse complex information and make appropriate judgementsSystematic approach to work
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize to tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • An analytical and enquiring mind-set with ability to analyse complex information and make appropriate judgements
  • Pays very close attention to details with the ability to produce high quality reports
  • Ability to deal with problems in a practical and common sense way, and make sound decisions (a commercial approach and understanding of issues facing the firm)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)


  • Experience in a Financial Services role is a benefit, but not necessary

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Great training to become a financial services expert
  • Fun Office environment in an international company
  • Career growth within the company
  • Chance to make impact in an evolving Payment Service space

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