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Compliance Officer / Executive Director VAC-19178M


Job Overview

A Forex Company in Cyprus is extending their business and therefore they are opening a new office in London. To setup the office and to get the FCA approval, they need an experienced Compliance Officer who is previously approved by FCA and he/she will be an Executive Director of this new company. After the FCA approval (6 – 9 months) the salary will be reviewed.

Controls the direction of the company in coordination with the Board of Directors
Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts for the departments
Ensuring the smooth running of the business and that the business reputation within the market is maintained and enhanced
Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders and business partners
Oversight of compliance monitoring and associated policies/procedures and systems
Coordinate the preparation of regulatory / compliance reporting
Conducting financial analysis to identify the efficiency and effectiveness of business activities
Oversees employment and ensure there is enough staff to perform the work needed and evaluating where current employees can perform their duties
Identifies risks and ensures appropriate strategies are in place for the mitigation of those risks
Sound knowledge of processes and procedures within the Financial sector Education and/or Work

Experience Requirements:
University Degree in a Business, Finance or Law related field or equivalent
Previously approved by FCA preferably in a Compliance role is a must
Knowledge of all operating functions of a Forex/CFD brokerage firm
Knowledge of and experience in Finance, Compliance, and regulation matters within an FCA licensed entity
Experienced in responding to regulatory change and FCA enquiries
At least 5 years’ experience of working within the financial sector
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Strong management and organizational skills
Strategic Thinking, Problem Solving, Planning and Organizing, Decision making, Influencing, Leadership skills, Delegation, Time Management
Proven ability to deliver work in a timely manner whilst under pressure within a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment
Very well organizes with attention to detail
Very well-developed communicating skills

Permanent role compensation: £1,500 – £2,500 depending on the knowledge and experience. The position does not require to be office based until the company gets its license from FCA so it can be done alongside another job. After the FCA approval (6 – 9 months) the salary will be reviewed.

Το apply for this vacancy please send an English version of your CV to with subject: Compliance Officer / Executive Director VAC-19178M

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