Fund Compliance

The role requires an experienced Compliance professional with proven Risk Management and Compliance experience in financial, accounting services or trust & fiduciary services, who will be accountable to run an efficient and effective Compliance function that ensures that all enterprise risks are monitored and addressed while enabling smooth business. The role holder will be primarily responsible to lead the compliance in the local office, with accountability to implement and maintain Amicorp’s Enterprise Risk Management framework – ensure there is an effective compliance framework, infrastructure, controls and associated policies, whereby the office complies with applicable local laws and regulations, supervisory requirements, as well as internal policies and procedures, while identifying and solving issues to ensure the smooth running of the business.
Main Responsibilities
  • Ensures business is conducted in compliance with relevant laws, rules and regulations; Identifies and analyses business risks
  • Prepares, reviews and maintains Compliance and Risk Management policies and regulatory procedures up-to-date
  •  Act as the main point of contact for Fund clients, identify and report any non-compliance or suspicious activity, in accordance with anti-money laundering legislation and regulations in a timely manner
  • Perform level of controls on compliance matters, such as transaction monitoring, client acceptance files, onboarding of Fund investors
  • Preparation for and participation in organization internal committees
  • Promotes the Compliance Department throughout the region, including ownership of compliance obligations, establishing and maintaining a compliance framework, evaluating compliance requirements, providing compliance training
  •  Plays an active role in the maintenance and continuous improvement of the compliance governance framework
  • Prepares reports for the Regulatory Authorities, the Board of Directors and the Management team
  • Remains updated on developments and changes concerning relevant regulatory and money laundering laws and regulations
  • Ensures adequate training of employees in relation to Compliance issues, including KYC and AML matters
  • Maintain a risk matrix for the organisation; and
  • Provision of support, advice and expertise to operational teams and management team in compliance matters
  • Perform name screening and analysis of alerts on possible compliance situations and provide recommendations accordingly
  • OTHER DUTIES
    • Undertake the role of director, trustee, nominee, manager, partner, secretary, authorized signatory or any related position in internal entities or client entities of Amicorp Group, where necessary and required by the Management
    • Undertake such other duties, related to the position, as may from time to time be agreed with Management
Qualifications, skills, and experience
  • University Degree from a recognized University in Law, Finance, Compliance or Risk Management and/or Masters in Business Administration or a related field
  • At least 6 years of experience in working with/within an international financial services or investment fund company, of which at least 3 should be on a Compliance role
  • Excellent understanding of the relevant rules and regulations for compliance theme areas, including AML/KYC laws, FATCA and main financial instructions
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations in a confidential and professional manner and to influence at all level
  • Strong commercial mindset, takes initiative, positive and proactive, dedicated, focused and revenue and target driven
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional client facing skills. Well-developed spoken and written communication skills and the ability to tailor style to relevant audiences, and successfully liaise with people at different levels
  • Excellent English language fluency; additional languages preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, solution driven, highly organized and detail-orientated with good decision making and time management skills. Independent, hands-on and takes accountability to deliver solutions and results
  • Ability to adapt and work in a smaller, dynamic local team environment with tight deadlines along with being part of a bigger matrix organization. Proven leadership and team player skills, with ambition to excel in the role

You can submit your cover letter and resume by e-mail to: jobs@amicorp.com

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