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Flow Financial & Technology

Flow has partnered with a leading law firm who are hiring a Compliance Officer to be based in Abu Dhabi. As a Compliance Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and industry best practices. Your primary responsibility will be to implement and maintain an effective compliance program while fostering a culture of integrity and ethics within the company.

Please note that you must meet all the criteria set out below for your application to be considered. Suitable candidates will be contacted within 5 working days. If you are not contacted by us within that time, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive compliance policies and procedures that align with local and international regulations.
  • Monitor and assess the organization’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies.
  • Conduct regular compliance audits and risk assessments to identify areas of non-compliance and recommend corrective actions.
  • Stay up to date with regulatory changes and industry developments, and proactively communicate updates to relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance and training to employees on compliance-related matters, including anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to ensure compliance requirements are integrated into business processes and systems.
  • Investigate and resolve compliance issues, incidents, or breaches, and implement measures to prevent their recurrence.
  • Prepare and submit regulatory reports and filings accurately and within specified deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with regulatory authorities, ensuring open lines of communication and timely reporting.
  • Conduct periodic compliance risk assessments and assist in the development and execution of compliance monitoring programs.
  • Participate in internal and external compliance audits, providing necessary documentation and support.

To be successful you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Business Administration, Finance or similar. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Proven work experience as a Compliance Officer or similar role, preferably in the financial services industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and frameworks relevant to Abu Dhabi, such as UAE Central Bank regulations.
  • Strong understanding of AML, CTF, and sanctions compliance regulations.
  • Familiarity with compliance risk management principles and practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Professional certifications in compliance (e.g., CAMS, CFE, CRCM) are highly desirable.
  • Ability to work independently, handle confidential information, and make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in Arabic is preferred.
  • Proactive mindset with a commitment to ongoing professional development and staying updated on industry trends and best practices.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Applicants should be available for face-to-face interviews in the location mentioned above.

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    • Location: Abu Dhabi
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