Senior Associate -Compliance

  • Competitive + Bonus
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aston Carter
  • 13 Jan 17

A growing financial services company in the UAE is currently looking to add an experienced Compliance Professional to their team due to business demand.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the compliance team
  • Ensure local and international regulations are followed
  • Be responsible for the compliance risk assessments
  • Train staff on the relevant compliance policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance policies and procedures are followed by all staff and visitors


Candidates will need good working knowledge of banking compliance including authorization, risk, governance and AML. The candidate will also be expected to proactively revise manuals and keep up to date with changes in the compliance rules and regulations in the DIFC.  A candidate previously approved by the DFSA will be preferred.


The key requirement in candidate’s prior experience lies within the banking compliance space, as well as the ability to work under pressure and to be able to meet deadlines. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are mandatory given the nature of the role, as well as an ability to confidently interact with clients.


Prior experience of working within large, corporate environments (ideally financial services and/or insurance) is also required.


The client is a leading compliance consultancy based in the DIFC with big plans to expand. They offer a great hiring package for their employees, and encourage an innovative and collaborative environment.  


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