Head of Compliance and DPO

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
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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: Full Time Permanent

Role & Key Responsibilities:

Performing the role of local compliance officer for Apex Funds and Corporate business in Malta, undertaking the Pre-Approved Function of Head of Compliance.  Processing of all compliance responsibilities in accordance with the Apex Group Compliance Charter and policies including the following:

  • Implement, organise, coordinate and structure the Company’s Compliance related controls in accordance with local Regulations and APEX Group standards
  • Control of all measures to reduce Compliance-risks for the Companies
  • Draft and maintain the Compliance Monitoring Plan and carry out the relevant oversight in line with the CMP
  • Drafting and review of in-house Compliance procedures
  • Proactively identify, analyse and report compliance risks
  • Perform impact assessments of ongoing regulatory requirements
  • Assess the regulatory implications of new product launches and service extensions
  • Act as the first point of contact for the regulator, maintaining an open and positive working relationship and ensure high quality in any correspondence
  • Provide Compliance advise to other departments and Apex Group companies
  • Preparation and presentation of periodic Compliance reports to the Board
  • Assume the role as DPO for the Company
  • Preparation, Coordination and implementation of prescribed training events for employees on the subject of AML, Fraud Prevention, data protection and Compliance topics
  • Performance of all data protection requirements and related tasks for the Company
  • Reporting to Management and to the employees about latest updates in regards to Data Protection related regulations
  • Contact person for the office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner and ensuring the relevant reporting to the IDPC.
  • Creation and continuous monitoring and updating of the data processing register
  • University degree in Law, Economics or comparable professional education in relevant fields
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience within a similar senior role, within Fund Services, investments funds and/or management companies
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are already approved by the MFSA
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations in a confidential and professional manner
  • Excellent knowledge of the Maltese regulatory framework

 

  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, and cross-jurisdiction
  • Working with a strong and dynamic team
  • Training and development opportunities.

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 our CSR policy page.

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]

 

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"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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