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Compliance Manager / MLRO

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Noorina Abdoulraman

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry:

    30 Nov 00:00

As an investment dealer with vast experience in the development of Forex activity, my client is looking for a Compliance Officer to join a global team of professionals.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implement and manage an effective compliance program and compliance reporting calendar which is in line with laws and regulations of Mauritius;
  • Serve as a resource on all compliance matters including drafting and standardising compliance policies and procedures;
  • Monitor operational performances, report to Head of Compliance and make recommendations to rectify any deficiencies;
  • Ensure the operational activities are in line with the policies;
  • Conduct timely compliance reviews;
  • Put in place and ensure effective functioning of STR procedures;
  • Act as the principal point of contact for the regulators;
  • Inform Director / Head of Compliance about all regulators requirements and announcements;
  • Share with Director / Head of Compliance all correspondence to-from the regulator;
  • Conduct in-house training and awareness on compliance and money laundering;
  • Ensure Director / Head of Compliance are informed about new developments and issued guidelines;
  • Ensure the staff are complying with the prescribed guidelines;
  • Provide advice to business unit on issues of compliance;
  • Promote a compliance culture across the company through training and awareness program;
  • Assist the Director / Head of Compliance in the implementation of robust and effective compliance and anti-money laundering (AML) control within the organisation;
  • Ensure compliance with the standard operating and the set guidelines;
  • Check and review customers, KYC documents;
  • Review the customers economic profile or portfolio and conduct regular monitoring;
  • Assist the compliance and anti-money laundering functions in the formulation and review of the policies procedures, standards and guidelines;
  • Provide support in relation to anti-money laundering related matters;
  • Provide and analyse reports on regular basis as directed by the Director / Head of Compliance;
  • Investigate, document and report any suspicious or fraudulent activities to the Head of Compliance.


  • Proven experience as compliance officer - leading a team;
  • First degree in law, management or any related field;
  • Certified compliance professional.