Head of AML and Compliance

Are you envisioning a career in a well-established Group offering you growth potential as a Head of AML and Compliance, this is a job opportunity that you should be exploring! Our client is a FinTech company based in Limassol, Cyprus, it is licensed by the Central Bank of Cyprus and it offers payment solutions to B2B and B2C clients. Join our client and contribute to maintaining their commitment to the highest standards of compliance and regulatory excellence!

Your Role (Duties and Responsibilities)

You will lead the AML and Compliance departments of the company and be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining up-to-date compliance policies, procedures, and control mechanisms in accordance with regulatory requirements. Monitoring the KYC and CDD procedures. This role involves ongoing screening of existing clients, preparing and submitting internal suspicious activity/ transaction reports (SARs/STRs), and liaising with all relevant business and support lines within the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Heading the AML and Compliance departments in designing, implementing and maintaining up-to-date compliance policies, procedures and control mechanisms in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Monitoring the Know Your Customer and Client Due Diligence procedures.
  • On-going monitoring of the adequacy and effectiveness of the AML and Compliance measures, procedures and controls of the company.
  • Perform ongoing screening of existing clients.
  • Prepare and submit internal suspicious activity/transactions reports (SARs/STRs).
  • Liaising with all relevant business and supporting lines within the Company.

Your Profile (Requirements)

You are a highly qualified professional in AML and Compliance with a University Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Law, or a related field, and hold an AML Certification and are a CBA Member. You have a deep understanding of AML Law and relevant directives, along with preferably a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience. You are detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment.


  • University Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Law or a related field.
  • Holder of AML Certification from CySEC or ICA for ICPAC and CBA Member
  • Excellent knowledge of the AML Law and relevant directives.
  • Preferably minimum of 4 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Greek.
  • Computer literate.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detailed oriented with high level accuracy.

What is offered:

  • Salary range: EUR 65,000 – 96,000 gross/year (depending on experience and qualifications)
  • Hybrid working schedule
  • Many other perks and benefits

If you are interested in the above job opportunity and meet the requirements click on Apply Now! For more information and/or to apply you can also contact: georgia.michaelides@emeraldzebra.cy

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