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Current Vacancies:

Corporate lawyer / AML Compliance Officer 

Responsibilities:

  • Handle the formation and registration of companies in Cyprus and other jurisdictions.
  • Coordinate with registered agents overseas for the registration and dissolution of foreign companies.
  • Handle and administer all due diligence procedures, KYC.
  • Prepare the Client Acceptance documentation.
  • Maintain the Corporate Registers.
  • Act as the first point of contact for clients, company employees and counterparties in all areas connected with KYC documents collections, update, certification, provision etc.
  • Update internal databases on the client, UBO’s and other matters as requested.
  • Arrange for the execution, certification and legalisation of documents.
  • Deal with the execution of changes in the structure of companies (including but not limited to shareholding, directorship, share capital, change of name);submission of annual returns and other annual requirements including UBO register filings.
  • Liaise with clients, external regulators and professional advisers, such as lawyers and auditors.
  • Draft corporate and other documents such as minutes, resolutions, agreements, powers of attorney, registers and letters with respect to the actions of the companies.
  • Provide administrative support to lawyers.
  • Provide assistance in liquidation proceedings.
  • Fulfilling DAC6 reporting requirements.
  • Roll out and delivery of comprehensive ongoing training to all members of staff on AML/TF.
  • Continuous review of all related laws and regulations to ensure the business always maintains compliance with the required AML laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for all the mandatory reporting to the regulators.
  • Screening of new clients and parties as requested.
  • Undertake training as required.

Requirements:

  • University law degree (an LPC or LLM shall be considered an advantage).
  • Over 3 years post qualification experience as a corporate lawyer and compliance officer.
  • Member of the Cyprus Bar Association.
  • Good working knowledge in Company formation and maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with AML and KYC procedures, DAC6 will be considered a strong plus.
  • Good communication skills in English and Greek.
  • Strong business communication skills.
  • Accurate and good attention to detail.
  • Proactive approach to work.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to develop detailed policies and procedures.
  • Ability to ensure client confidentiality.
  • Eligibility to work in Cyprus.
  • Computer proficiency.

Remuneration commensurate with qualifications and experience.