Head of Legal and Compliance (Financial Services)-Larnaca

  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

Advance Career Ltd on behalf of our client an established and leading Financial Services Organization, seeks to recruit a Head of Legal/Compliance for their premises in Larnaca:

Developing and leading corporate legal strategy to promote and protect the company’s matters
Developing and leading internal audit and corporate compliance programs
Advise on contract negotiations, and other business agreements to minimize legal exposure.
Oversee our competition law processes and compliance
Play a key role in identifying and assessing key risks, provide recommendations on solutions and potential mitigations
Always up to date with regulatory requirements and guidelines and assisting with updating company procedures and policies where necessary to ensure continued compliance.
Manage the compliance function on a group level by handling various jurisdictions simultaneously CySEC, FSA,UK.
Setting up internal monitoring and ensuring to provide any remedies where weaknesses are found.
Review, approve and monitor company marketing communication for compliance with regulations.
Responsible for submission of compliance reports.
Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating agreements and other legal documents
Reporting directly to, giving legal advice and guidance to the senior management team.
Ensure compliance with corporate governance requirements, including board meetings, shareholder communications, and regulatory filings.
Assisting and advising in negotiations and rollout of contracts and projects.
Implement, monitor, and report against financial, operating and productivity objectives/KPI’s ensuring both departmental and team targets are met.
Lead product development activities to upgrade the payments products, improve fraud prevention tools and mechanisms as well as product improvements based on data, client feedback, regulations, technologies and innovations, data analysis and financial limitations.
Report on department activities and performance to the operations manager.
Key liaison for internal and external providers, for compliance related topics.
Oversee and lead a team of legal advisors to ensure efficient and diligent task execution, consistently meeting all deadlines.

Law Degree ( LLB or LLM )
CySEC Advanced certification
5+ years’ experience in a legal and compliance related role within CySEC regulated environment
Ability to use independent judgement
Detailed knowledge of laws and regulations affecting business operations
Ability to interpret and advice on the application of various laws and regulations
Excellent spoken and written Greek or English communication skills
Eligible to work in Cyprus

Excellent remuneration plus competitive benefits will be offered to the successful candidate