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Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Compliance Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), is responsible to protect the bank, its affiliates, and customers from any damage that might result from the failure to comply with regulatory obligations and assist the Executive Management in monitoring and mitigating compliance risks in line with the risk tolerance of the Bank.

The position requires a mature individual who has acquired considerable experience in compliance, governance, and the financial regulation field. 

We are looking for a CCO to ensure that our operations and business transactions follow all relevant legal and internal rules. You will also review employees’ work and provide advice on compliance. To succeed in this role, you should be a reliable professional who is not afraid to speak their mind and stand by their decisions. You should be familiar with risk management and our industry’s standards. Your goal will be to ensure we operate in a legal and ethical manner while meeting our business objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement an effective legal compliance program
  • Create sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them
  • Draft and revise company policies
  • Proactively audit processes, practices, and documents to identify weaknesses
  • Evaluate business activities (e.g. investments) to assess compliance risk
  • Collaborate with external auditors and HR when needed
  • Set plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices
  • Address employee concerns or questions on legal compliance
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven experience of at least 5 years as a Compliance Manager
  • Experience in risk management
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering/KYC)
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Integrity and professional ethics
  • Business acumen
  • Teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • BSc/BA in law, finance, business administration or a related field
  • Professional certification (e.g. Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) is a plus

Salary will be determined by the candidate’s experience and accreditations.

 

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