Legal & Compliance Officer ( Russian Speaking)

Our client is an established international Marketing agency specialising in the financial sector, who are now developing and setting up their Cyprus office, based in Limassol.

Job Description

  • Manage the Company’s ongoing legal matters (local and international)
  • Research on legal issues and provide legal support on business matters including corporate, commercial, employment matters
  • Advising on company law and support of corporate governance matters for the group of companies in different countries.
  • To think strategically and tactically, make risk-benefit evaluations and develop action plans in relation to compliance and AML risks
  • Act as the liaison between the company and external law firm, coordinate law firms on the handling of licensing process and other legal matters
  • Prepare, review and negotiate legal documents relating to the company business and activities of the company
  • Prepare, review and negotiate applications, notifications and record updates
  • Draft, modify and implement the company’s policies, procedures and handbooks, agreements and other documentation relating to the company business and activities of the company
  • Monitor, review and approve marketing communications material
  • Prepare routine correspondence and provide general administrative support, especially regarding the creation and revision of legal documents and spreadsheets
  • Provide detailed situation reports and updates on all matters being handled
  • Develop compliance and AML training material and support with ongoing compliance training to investment firm’s personnel
  • Research, identify and report on a wide variety of compliance related matters due to the introduction of new legislation or best practices

Required Skills & Experience

  • Law Degree. Specialisation in corporate, commercial or financial services
  • CySEC and\or MIFID Advanced certification
  • Very good knowledge of the financial services sector, regulations and legislation
  • Minimum 3 year of experience in a legal role in a Finance Company.
  • Successful experience in obtaining of Forex licence
  • Ability to interpret and advise on the application of various laws and regulations.
  • Able to multitask, work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in English
  • Good level of Russian language

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Clean and modern sea-front working environment
  • Free 3 course lunches delivered to the office daily
  • Annual leave and public holidays
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Supportive environment from a multicultural team of colleagues
  • Attractive remuneration package based on qualifications, experience and skills