Compliance Officer

Overview

The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
What you will get in return
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Compliance

Employment Type: Permanent

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Compliance Department of the business in investigating all compliance issues;
  • To act as a contact person for all employees of Apex for issues of compliance and ethics and to provide regulatory advice, guidance and support to the business on a daily basis;
  • To check the process for client acceptance and reviews including giving advice to the Board in respect of compliance risks associated with client companies and the required risk mitigation;
  • To assist the Compliance Manager with updating the procedures manual of the business;
  • To establish, monitor and communicate compliance related policies and procedures, as well as developing and maintaining an appropriate level of compliance monitoring;
  • To provide and / or assist with training to employees in respect of applicable regulations, standards and ethical issues;
  • To help develop, initiate, update and adjust if necessary processes and procedures regarding proper implementation and monitoring of the compliance program and related compliance issues
  • To contribute to and monitor the maintenance of high quality standards;
  • To be aware of regulatory developments affecting the regulatory position of the organization;
  • To assess the impact and to take the necessary measures in order to make sure that the organization is complying with the regulatory obligations;
  • To undertake regular reporting ensuring that issues are escalated where appropriate, and breached and offer notifiable issues are reported as required;
  • To support, deliver input and feedback on various audits, internal and external audits;
  • Perform ongoing sanctions screening including investigating on hits if necessary;
  • Review DCB news updates (sanction updates and others) and assess the impact on Apex;
  • Perform bad press checks when necessary.
  • HBO level
  • Certified Compliance Officer Training (Licent/Kluwer/Confiad)
  • Good knowledge of WTT, RibWTT, WWFT, Sanctions Act 1977, WFT and applicable international guidelines;
  • Identifies compliance issues and finds it a challenge to convert these issues to procedures, working methods, training etc.;
  • Possesses numerical and analytical skills;
  • Being able to identify compliance risks and to provide advice to mitigate risks;
  • Able to work independently, as well as being part of a team, with responsibility and commitment;
  • Reliable, proactive, decisive and persuasive;
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
  • Competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience;
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development;
  • Attractive secondary benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

Life At Apex

"Working here I have the space to be creative, take ownership and develop continuously. It’s a great company with a purpose, which in turn enables its people to identify with the core values and mission."

Diane Mero, Office Manager, Dubai

What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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