Senior Compliance Officer (Financial Services)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job ID: ZR_7210_JOB  |  Industry: Financial Services  |  Posted Date: 08-09-2023

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Compliance Officer for our client, a leading financial services firm, based in Dubai, UAE. The role will play a pivotal role in ensuring our continued commitment to regulatory excellence.

As a Senior Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for various compliance-related functions, including the implementation of compliance monitoring programs, FATCA & CRS reporting, and providing support to other departments in matters related to compliance, KYC, and sanctions. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our organization's success by ensuring our adherence to all relevant regulations.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development and execution of a comprehensive compliance monitoring program to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Take ownership of all FATCA & CRS processes, ensuring accurate and timely annual reporting.
  • Collaborate with other departments to facilitate compliance, KYC, and sanctions-related activities during account opening processes with counterparties.
  • Contribute to the enhancement and updates of Compliance Policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensure swift and appropriate responses to regulatory queries and notices.

Key Requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience within a regulated financial institution.
  • Strong communication skills to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel.
  • In-depth knowledge of FATCA & CRS regulations and familiarity with other relevant financial regulations.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.


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