Limassol, Cyprus

Group Head of AML and Compliance

We are growing. Our special needs require true talents

WISE WOLVES GROUP, a unique multi-service provider, is seeking to recruit Group Head of AML and Compliance who has deep understanding of business and willingness to help in achieving the goals within the law and all possible regulations.

  • Supervise and monitor AML and Compliance Function, compliance team by working closely with the management team
  • Ensure that the Group always operates within the terms of licenses conditions and other applicable laws, directives, and regulations, as well as in terms of the companies policies and procedures
  • Assist with cross-border cases and share the expert opinion on how things should be done in the right way
  • Evaluate compliance risk for cross-border and non-standard cases at the Group level
  • Conduct and oversee internal reviews and audits periodically to ensure that compliance procedures are followed
  • Work cooperatively with external auditors when needed
  • Prepare and submit reports for the Board of Directors and relevant regulators
  • Establish methods to improve efficiency and quality of services, and to reduce the vulnerability to fraud and abuse
  • Modify and implement effective AML and compliance systems if and when necessary
  • Be always up to date with regulatory requirements and guidelines and assist with updating necessary procedures and policies to ensure continued compliance
  • Come up with effective plans to prevent/manage a crisis or compliance violation
  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues within the Group
  • Inform, educate, and train the management team and involved personnel on matters that are associated with regulations and industry practices
  • Ensure and verify that all regulatory policies and procedures have been not only documented but implemented and communicated
  • AML monitoring, analyzing, implementation
  • Customers on-boarding and review
  • Transactions monitoring
  • Correspondent Banks on-boarding and review
  • Procedures and Policies drafting and update
  • Establishment of good relationships with CYSEC and CBC
  • On-site examinations
  • Preparation of all necessary reports
  • Software development in cooperation with IT team
  • Personnel training, assessment and recruitment
  • Products and Services assessment and implementation
  • Countries assessment
  • Internal Audit experience
  • DAC 6 - more than curiosity ;)
  • BSc/MSc (or equivalent) in Finance, Law, Business or a related field
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position in a finance group of companies
  • Strong knowledge of AML legislation, PSD2 and other applicable laws
  • Relevant certification and multiple trainings
  • Great leadership and communication skills
  • Determined to meet strict deadlines and work in challenging fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and aspiration for personal and professional growth
  • Team player with effective time management skill
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized mind
  • Developed research and reporting skills
  • Proficiency in the Russian and English language, Greek is a huge advantage
  • Solid computer literacy to make friends with our IT team :)
  • Competitive salary
  • Visa arrangements (if applicable)
  • Medical insurance
  • Parking allowance
  • Training and professional development
  • Office in the center of Limassol
  • Drinks and fruits in the office
  • Corporate events
  • Strong team of professionals you can grow with
  • And many more :)

We are interested in those who can read this job description carefully - to know what should be discussed :)

If you are not fully qualified as described, but you have a big desire to grow professionally and think out of the box, please knock, join us, experience

Wise Wolves Group. We are doing smart business


If you are interested in working at #wisewolvesgroup, please send us your detailed CV at hr@wise-wolves.com with the subject line "Group Head of AML and Compliance".

Due to a large number of applications coming, we will respond only to those whom we would like to invite for an interview, but we will definitely contact you in the future if suitable positions arise.