Head of Compliance

The Agency

The Agency is recruiting for a Head of Compliance on behalf of a financial services firm in the Cayman Islands.

You will play a crucial role in their future success by overseeing all daily functions of the compliance department, managing the team and providing support through expert knowledge.

What's in it for you? 
  • The opportunity to work for a firm who considers their people to be their biggest asset and are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best talent possible.
  • The ability to shape a business-critical department, as well as influencing the wider business.
  • The chance to implement and administer compliance policy and train staff in relation to the firm's compliance obligations. 
  • You will act as AMLCO and MLRO for the organization
  • You will be reporting to the Board and will have overall responsibility for leading the Compliance department
  • You will play a leading role in ensuring the maintenance of a robust and effective compliance framework and providing assurance that complies with all relevant regulations, industry legislation and best practice
  • You will be responsible for the development of policies and procedures, ensuring that they are followed, monitored and reviewed with the objective of providing quality service to the organisation.
  • You will be responsible for the planning and execution of an Anti-Money Laundering training program for all staff members.
  • You will manage compliance staff, answer AML queries and escalate high-risk issues.
  • You will advise on regulatory requirements including FATCA/CRS and AML/ KYC
  • A minimum of 10 years’ prior experience in financial or professional services sector
  • Prior regulatory experience would be an asset
  • A bachelor’s degree or postgraduate degree in a relevant field
  • Detailed knowledge of FATCA/CRS regulations
  • Good knowledge of AML/CFT legal and regulatory framework
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Independent, self-motivated, and able to work under pressure with excellent communication skills
Salary: US$110,000-US$120,000 per annum, plus benefits.

If this sounds like a good match for you and you would like to learn more, we would welcome your application. Go ahead and apply.