Verification Department Team Leader

  • Full Time
  • Nicosia

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CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a long-established and highly respected CySEC Regulated Investment Firm with offices in the heart of Nicosia, we are seeking to recruit a highly organised, diligent and client-focused Verification Department Team Leader to join their expanding team of professionals.

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Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, review and guide the Verification Department and ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Establish, maintain, review and handle customer accounts, following the relevant policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.
  • Carefully review and validate customer account opening for both individual and corporate customers, keeping accurate and updated records.
  • Identify, examine and report suspicious activities related to money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • Prepare regulatory submissions and ensure the timely reporting of information to regulatory authorities.
  • Implement a risk-based approach policy and procedures in relation to compliance and AML issues.
  • Keep up to date with new rules, guidelines, updates and relevant regulatory developments.
  • Keep all relevant manuals, including operation manuals and other documentation up to date suggesting actions for improvement.
  • Coordinate with the Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer regarding the implementation and improvement of internal KYC management and compliance procedures.
  • Escalate potential issues to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Money Laundering Reporting Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • University Degree or College Diploma in a relevant field.
  • The Advanced Certification of the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission will be considered a strong plus.
  • Relevant experience of 3 years in a similar role will be considered an advantage
  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in any one of the following languages: Arabic, German, Spanish, Italian.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Dynamic, hands-on and results driven.
  • Commercial orientation and awareness with strong organizational skills.
  • Practical approach in understanding and applying regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously.
  • Team player.
  • Computer literacy and ability to work simultaneously with a variety of systems.

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