Almond Recruitment, on behalf of our client, an international leading financial services and banking firm based in Nicosia, are currently looking for a Compliance Associate. If you are looking to join a professional and global company, please see further details below.



  • Ensuring Compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures, including, but not limited to: AML/CTF, ABAC, Information security, and data privacy, audit requirements;
  • Administration of the initial on-boarding and ongoing operational merchant due diligence and card scheme compliance;
  • Undertake due diligence procedures for the onboarding of clients (KYC);
  • Ensuring merchants are on-boarded according to Financials policies and procedures;
  • Process applications for the opening of new client accounts into the company’s systems for the Purpose of ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC);
  • Client Liaison for the purposes of requesting, gathering and checking completeness of all merchants due diligence data, information and/or documentation required as per Company Procedures;
  • Verifying the data, documentation / information for purpose of including checks of merchant incorporation status via company house/company registrar, regulators, specialist databases and public access databases;
  • Identification of significant controllers and beneficial owners;
  • Ensuring client status recorded is up to date throughout the client lifecycle from on-boarding through to termination;
  • Perform the periodic KYC reviews of client accounts;
  • Amend existing clients accounts in compliance systems;
  • Updating clients’ records in compliance folders;
  • Receive and review documents and handle filing administration;
  • Communication with and support of other departments;



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Math, Sciences, Law or another related field;
  • An interest in Financial Services;
  • Experience in client on-boarding, KYC / customer due diligence;
  • An understanding of financial crime risks including money laundering; terrorist financing, fraud or scams;
  • Solid analytical, negotiation and problem-solving skills;
  • Proficiency in English (both written and oral);


To apply for the vacancy please send your CV to quoting reference CY11684


*Almond Recruitment is a professional recruitment agency run by a team with over 30 years international experience. Feel free to search and apply for job vacancies confidentially in Cyprus or Malta or get in touch with us and benefit from our experience. By sending us your CV, you are giving Almond Recruitment consent to contact you with any current or future job opportunities. CVs are held in the strictest of confidence


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