Compliance Officer Jobs in Dubai at Venture Search

Title: Compliance Officer

Company: Venture Search

Location: Dubai

Assistant Vice President, Compliance

Venture Search Dubai, United Arab Emirates (On-site)

Compliance Officer

Venture Search is currently working with a large P.E in Dubai to recruit for an exciting compliance officer role.

The successful candidate will be part of their compliance function and will act as the Compliance Officer/MLRO for the company and work closely with SCA.

The role will include:

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant regulations and laws in order to effectively manage compliance risks relating to the marketing of alternative funds and other financial products to potential investors.

Liaise with clients to obtain required documentation for registration of funds with local regulators and coordinate submission of documents to local affiliate companies.

Be the point of contact for client’s compliance queries as they relate to the requirements of marketing funds and other financial products.

Review of marketing materials in line with regulatory requirements

Review of potential investor classification documentation.

Provide training to investor relations employees and respond to internal queries regarding company policies and procedures as they relate to compliant marketing of alternative funds and financial products.

Assist in responding to requests from external parties on regulatory and compliance matters.

Due diligence and KYC analysis of potential clients to be onboarded to the company

Assisting with review of client funds materials, performing conflicts analysis and summarizing terms for internal records.

Maintaining and/or monitoring relevant trackers to report on progress to Head of Compliance.

The Right Candidate

Outstanding candidates for this role will possess the following skills, knowledge, and experience:

5+ years of experience in compliance, internal audit, operational risk, consulting, asset management, fund administration or similar experience in the financial services industry

Good knowledge of alternative investment funds and familiarity with fund documentation

Good knowledge of the applicable legal and regulatory regimes in the UAE in particular with respect to marketing of foreign funds

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Prior experience of interaction with SCA and/or other GCC regulators

Understanding typical investment strategies of private equity, real estate, private debt, infrastructure and venture capital funds

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