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Category

Location

Junior Java Developer (Graduate) – Financial Technology (Limassol/Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP FinTech, a trusted and leading technology provider to the global financial services industry, we are seeking to recruit a Junior Java Developer for its Limassol or Nicosia offices.

By joining the team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position:

  • Develop in an agile environment and release software on a regular schedule 
  • Research and introduce new technologies 
  • Gain experience with microservices architecture 
  • Follow best practises for information security
  • Work closely with system analysts and regulatory compliance experts to define software requirements
  • Leverage cloud infrastructure for high availability
  • Write clean, concise, and efficient code

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or in a relevant field
  • Java
  • OOP principles 
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Databases and SQL

Other Desired Experience:

  • PHP
  • Linux systems
  • Web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications:

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted

MGR and MAP FinTech are equal opportunities employers


Corporate Lawyer (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of our client, MAP Legal Aliant, we are seeking to recruit a highly experienced and suitably qualified Corporate Lawyer to join the firm’s expanding team of professionals, in Nicosia.

MAP Legal Aliant is the associated law firm of the leading Financial Services Consulting Group, MAP S.Platis. With international presence in 16 jurisdictions, MAP Legal Aliant offers a deep bench of talent across a multitude of practice areas combined with the ability to seamlessly work cross-border and only hires best-in-class lawyers whose skills complement one another to their practice areas.

The position

The successful candidate will be expected, amongst other, of:

  • Providing legal advisory services and drafting legal opinions for financial institutions and corporate clients.
  • Performing legal research.
  • Drafting agreements for financial institutions and corporate clients.
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating corporate documents including SHA, SPA, Security Documents (share pledge/charge agreements, debentures, security assignment) resolutions, POA's, M&AA, Trusts, Escrow, Joint Venture Agreements, NDAs etc.).
  • Meeting with high profile international clients.

Requirements

  • University degree in Law (LLB) (with upper second-class or first-class honours).
  • LLM or LPC or other postgraduate degree.
  • Member of the Cyprus Bar Association.
  • Knowledge and relevant work experience in the practice areas of the firm (financial and commercial).
  • At least 4 years of post-qualification experience is essential.
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to multitask, work efficiently, follow procedures, and use critical judgment.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Interested in working as part of a dedicated team.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • High professional standards and work ethics.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP Legal Aliant are equal opportunities employers.


Information Security and Data Protection Consultant (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of Quadprime, we are looking to recruit an Information Security and Data Protection Consultant for their Security consultancy services, to be based in Nicosia.

Quadprime is investing in building their security team to meet growing demand and provide bespoke services to a variety of sectors in Cyprus and overseas. Quadprime helps clients protect, detect and respond to cyber threats, helping them build or extend specialist capabilities they need to safeguard their data. Quadprime is thus keen to recruit talented and security minded people who share the drive to protect and defend digital and physical information assets.

The Position

Candidates should expect to be involved in a wide range of challenging engagements, ranging from information risk, threat and vulnerability reviews, through optimisation of client security controls and development of cyber security frameworks and programmes and, to providing specialist support on issues such as information and data protection security strategy, governance, third party risk etc.

Responsibilities

Management and delivery of client engagements to ensure quality and value to our clients by:

  • Understanding their business challenges and the threats they face
  • Advising on cyber security governance, frameworks and operating models
  • Helping them optimise their approach to cyber security controls and risk management
  • Balancing between protection, detection, reaction and response to cyber attack
  • Linking cyber security to other consultancy offerings on risk management, resilience and compliance provide holistic support to our clients
  • Upholding Quadprime’s values by acting with highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Supporting business development activities such as proposal development, content production and client presentations

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree from a reputable academic institution in Computer Science, or other Information Technology field, Engineering, Mathematics, or any other relevant field
  • Masters in Cybersecurity will be considered an advantage
  • Recognised Cybersecurity qualifications or comparable experience will be considered an advantage
  • Experience with Information Security Management Standards and frameworks such as ISO 27001
  • Knowledge and application of data protection (GDPR) requirements
  • Ability to review information systems, applications and IT infrastructures
  • Knowledge of a broad range of Cybersecurity topics e.g. governance, identity and access management, supply chain risks, security operations, incident management etc.
  • Understanding of a wide range of information security and IT methodologies, principles, technologies and techniques
  • Proven track record in a Cybersecurity environment within professional services or an internal information security function will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Self-motivation and genuine interest to work independently and as part of a team in the cyber security field
  • Willing to work from any Cyprus-based location and to travel overseas (within region) as required

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday, 17th of December 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and QuadPrime are equal opportunities employers.


Office Administrator/Receptionist (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit an Office Administrator/Receptionist for its Nicosia Offices.

The Position:

  • Answer, screen, and forward incoming phone calls. Take messages where necessary. Manage and distribute incoming and outgoing daily correspondence (e-mails, letters, packages, etc.).
  • Perform general filing duties, creation and update of records and databases.
  • Manage the Conference Schedule coordinate meeting requests and make relevant bookings using Microsoft Outlook, Teams and Skype and prepare the conference rooms prior any meetings.
  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive in the office and determine whether they should be diverted to a colleague or department. Ensure reception area is always tidy and presentable.
  • Manage agendas / appointments, make travel arrangements as needed, and requested by the Group Management.
  • Keep updated records of office expenses and costs and handling the petty cash.
  • Assist Marketing department in corporate events planning and activities of the organisation.
  • Assist HR department with the day-to-day efficient operation and coordination as well as with other office matters.
  • Assist Operations department by keeping stock of office supplies and place orders, when necessary, in coordination with the Maintenance and Facilities Manager.

Requirements:

  • At least two years previous experience in a similar position
  • University degree in a related field will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organised multitasking individual with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Warm and pleasant personality with strong soft skills
  • Familiarity with office management procedures
  • Good customer service skills.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday, 10th of December 2021.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.

 


Software Developer – Financial Technology (Limassol/Nicosia)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP FinTech, a trusted and leading technology provider to the global financial services industry, we are seeking to recruit a Software Developer, for its fast-growing team, for its Limassol or Nicosia offices.

By joining the team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position:

  • Take part in the design and implementation of a brand-new project
  • Research and introduce new technologies
  • Work closely with system analysts and regulatory compliance experts

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any other relevant field
  • At least 2 years of experience in a software development position
  • Java EE
  • Familiar with test frameworks (JUnit, Mockito)
  • RESTful web services using Spring framework
  • Databases and SQL

Other Preferred Experience:

  • PHP, Laravel
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Linux systems
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • Version Control Systems (git or svn)

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications:

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP FinTech are equal opportunities employers.


IT Business Analyst – Financial Technology (Limassol/Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP FinTech, a trusted technology provider to the global financial services industry we are seeking to recruit an IT Business Analyst – Financial Technology to join its Limassol OR Nicosia offices.

By joining the team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of Analysis and Support Department and will be expected, amongst other, to:

  • Work with in house Compliance and Development teams to ensure smooth operations and assist in implementing adequate arrangements to maintain compliance and best practice.
  • Be actively involved in Product and Project Development Life Cycles.
  • Liaise with the Company’s clients/partners to effectively communicate technical/compliance requirements for regulatory technology projects.
  • Manage the client on-boarding data onto the Reporting Hub Platform and be involved in the integration and testing procedures.
  • Support clients on daily reporting operations.
  • Keep up to date with relevant regulatory developments and cooperate with in-house compliance teams to interpret how these could potentially affect client business.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science & Analytics, Mathematics or related discipline
  • 1-2 years of professional working experience in a similar position
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek language, both verbal and written
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner
  • Team spirit with strong relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • The following skills/knowledge would be considered as an advantage:
    • Professional experience in the area of regulatory reporting (e.g. EMIR, MiFID, MiFIR, FATCA, CRS, etc.).
    • Previous experience and/or knowledge of financial derivatives instruments, resulting from a previous working environment within the financial services sector.
    • Previous expertise with Project Management methodologies.
    • Basic knowledge of databases (e.g. MySQL) and Linux.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the position, by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted

MGR and MAP FinTech are equal opportunities employers


Assistant Consultant – Financial Services Advisory /Internal Audit (Limassol, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit an Assistant Consultant for its Limassol-based Internal Audit team focused on Regulatory Compliance audits of CIFs and other regulated entities.

By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidate will have unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants, dealing with a reputable global clientele and obtaining valuable first-hand/practical experience among other in compliance and AML compliance matters of regulated entities.

The position

  • Participate in desk-based/remote and on-site Internal Audits focused on regulatory compliance of CIFs and other regulated firms
  • Obtain broad compliance related knowledge in regulatory frameworks relevant to AML/Know Your Client (KYC), MiFiD, EMIR, Funds, Fund Managers, Payment Service Providers, ASPs, etc.
  • Assess the level of compliance i.e. convergence/divergence of CIFs practices/ operations with respect to the applicable legislation
  • Review and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, the compliance level and the quality of operating performance of CIFs with local and EU regulatory framework
  • Undertake sample compliance checks on Client Identification, Due Diligence and anti- Money  Laundering controls that the regulated entities perform towards their Clients
  • Analyse Client’s information/manuals/processes and draft plans prior to IA inspections
  • Monitor the existence of policies of the CIFs as required by the Law
  • Assess data/information/evidence received and draft Internal Audit Reports, with major findings/ weaknesses and recommendations, to the Senior Management and the Board of Directors of regulated entities

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Risk Management, or any other related discipline, preferably, from a UK University.
  • Relevant Masters’ degree will be considered an advantage
  • Any relevant work experience in a corporate environment or the financial services sector will be considered an advantage
  • CySEC Certificate (Basic or Advanced) for the provision of investment services will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written
  • Team spirit, excellent problem-solving abilities and willingness to study and develop
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate with impact
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)

Benefits/Remuneration

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus based on qualifications and experience
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours and one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Available parking next to the office
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates for this position will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Deputy Head – Financial Services Registration (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit a Deputy Head for its Financial Services Registration Department to be based in Nicosia.

By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidate will have a unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

The successful candidate will be responsible of covering applications in both Cyprus and the UK and main duties and responsibilities include amongst other:

  • Draft, review and update annual reports, manuals, policies, processes and procedures with respect to the operations of regulated Financial Institutions related to Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering matters.
  • Able to prepare risk management and other related reports such as ICAAP, Recovery and Resolution Plans.
  • Perform regular monitoring of regulations to ensure that compliance and other standards and obligations of regulated Financial Institutions are adhered.
  • Work as part of an experts team, coordinate with other departments (e.g. legal & corporate, accounting & tax, regulatory compliance, capital adequacy internal audit, etc.) and develop strong working relationships.
  • Provide advice and solutions to regulated Financial Institutions on their queries/issues on capital adequacy and risk management matters
  • Communicate on behalf of regulated Financial Institutions with EU Regulators and other local and EU authorities.
  • Communicate with personnel and management of regulated Financial Institutions.
  • Prepare applications, and updates for EU Regulators on behalf of regulated Financial Institutions.
  • Review and analyze new regulations and advise how these are impacting regulated Financial Institutions Conduct AML checks and reviews and undertake client identification and due diligence of regulated Financial Institutions’ clients.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Law or any other related discipline.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar position in the Financial Services Industry with focus on Risk Management.
  • CySEC Advanced certificate for the provision of investment services will be considered as an advantage.
  • Knowledge in regulatory frameworks, such as AML, KYC, MiFiD, EMIR, CRR & Accounting.
  • Active interest in relevant regulatory standards and best practice trends.
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector, gained ideally from working in corporate environments.
  • Strong organisational, analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to take ownership and provide solutions to challenges.
  • Team spirit and willingness to study and develop.
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Financial Risk Consultant (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP Risk Management Services, offering continuous compliance monitoring and support with the Capital Adequacy and Risk Management requirements, member of MAP S.Platis Group specializing in regulatory reporting, we seek to recruit a Financial Risk Consultant to join its Risk Management team in Nicosia.

By joining the dynamic MAP Risk Management Services team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career development opportunities, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

  • Provide Basel IV Capital Adequacy and Risk Management Services to Credit Institutions in Cyprus, the UK and EU.
  • Provide IFR/IFD Capital Adequacy and Risk Management Services to Investment Firms in Cyprus, the UK and EU.
  • Prepare regulatory report and financial returns (i.e. CoRep Forms, ICAAP/ICARA, Pillar III, Annual Risk Management Report etc.) for CySEC, CBC, FCA and other EU Regulators.
  • Provide advice and solutions to Investment Firms, Funds, EMIs and other regulated entities on capital adequacy and risk management issues.
  • Work as part of an expert’s team, coordinate with other departments (e.g. legal & corporate, accounting & tax, internal audit, financial registration etc.) and develop strong working relationships.
  • Communicate on behalf of Investment Firms, Funds and other regulated entities with CySEC, CBC, FCA and other EU Regulators.
  • Communicate with personnel and management of the client.
  • Review and analyse new regulations and advise how these are impacting the clients’ compliance, business and capital planning.
  • Assisting with the implementation of Basel IV and IFR/IFD on the risk management procedures/policies for Credit Institutions and Investment Firms.

Please note that full training will be provided to successful candidates.

The candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Excellent command of the English and Greek language, both verbal and written (knowledge of any other language shall be considered an advantage).
  • Team spirit, excellent problem-solving abilities and willingness to study and develop.
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate with impact.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Strong Analytical and Interpretative Skills.
  • Knowledge of Basel Accords would be considered as an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the FX sector will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Funds (AIFs/AIFMs) operations will be considered an advantage.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Financial Risk Management or a related discipline from a reputable university.
  • Master’s degree in a related field will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Excel/word/PowerPoint (Microsoft Office) is a must.
  • Advanced CySEC certification will be considered an advantage.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP Risk Management Services are equal opportunities employers.


Consultant – Financial Services Advisory/Internal Audit (Limassol, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of our Client, MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit a Consultant for its Limassol-based Internal Audit team focused on Regulatory Compliance audits of CIFs and other regulated entities.

By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidate will have unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants, dealing with a reputable global clientele and obtaining valuable first-hand/practical experience among other in compliance and AML compliance matters of regulated entities.

The position

  • Assess the existence of policies and operational procedures of the CIFs as required by the relevant legislation on compliance related topics and regulatory frameworks relevant to AML/Know Your Client (KYC), MiFiD2, Safekeeping/ Safeguarding Clients funds/assets, Capital Adequacy, Own Funds, EMIR, Funds, Fund managers, Payment Service Providers, ASPs, etc.
  • Analyse Client’s data/information and review/finalise plans for the undertaking of Internal Audit (IA) Inspections relevant to the above subject matters amongst others. Act as part of their lead an IA team during annual and/or extraordinary IA Investigations. Inspect the systems and premises of CIFs, interview key personnel, collect and analyse evidence
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative assessments of findings and produce IA Reports with major findings/weaknesses along with recommendations on areas which need improvement to the Senior Management and the Board of Directors of CIFs; whilst indicating the level of risk associated with each finding relating to the probability of occurrence and potential impact
  • Undertake sample checks on the application of accounting principles by the CIFs whilst assessing the implementation of provisions of Laws and regulations pertaining to the Safeguarding of Clients’ assets/funds. Perform sample checks of Client funds reconciliation procedures of CIFs.
  • Assess and analyse the impact of new/upcoming legislation on the CIFs and perform relevant changes to IA plans
  • Communicate effectively with IA personnel and with personnel and management of CIFs

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Risk Management or any other related discipline from a reputable University
  • At least 4 years of experience in the financial services sector (e.g. Compliance Officer in CIFs, other consultancy firm, or relevant) and specifically on relevant regulatory frameworks (e.g. AML, MiFiD2, etc.
  • CySEC Advanced certificate for the provision of investment services will be considered an advantage
  • Past work experience within an Accounting and Finance department of a CIF (and thus familiarity with safeguarding, capital adequacy maters, etc.) will be considered an advantage
  • Qualified or partially qualified Accountant status will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written
  • Team spirit, excellent problem-solving abilities and willingness to study and develop
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner. Time and effort management skills whilst retaining diligence and attention to detail
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate with impact
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)

Benefits/Remuneration

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus based on qualifications and experience
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Available parking next to the office
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the Apply button below.

Please note that only successful candidates for this position will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Assistant/Associate Consultant - Regulatory Compliance (Limassol, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit Assistant/Associate Consultants for its regulatory compliance team in Limassol. By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidates will have unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialist consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

  • Draft, review and update manuals, policies, processes and procedures with respect to the operations of investment firms.
  • Perform regular monitoring by following a Compliance Monitoring Programme to ensure that compliance standards and obligations of investment firms are adhered to.
  • Support Senior Consultants with onsite and desk-based inspections on regulatory compliance matters.
  • Ensure investment firms fulfil their annual obligations and licence conditions.
  • Provide advice and solutions to investment firms on regulatory compliance queries/issues.
  • Provide support to the compliance expert team, help to coordinate with other departments (legal & corporate, accounting & tax, capital adequacy, internal audit etc.) and develop strong working relationships.
  • Communicate on behalf of investment firms with the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission and other local and EU authorities.
  • Communicate with personnel and management of investment firms.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to investment firms regarding client complaints.
  • Prepare applications, notifications and record updates for the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission (CySEC) on behalf of investment firms.
  • Work closely with a Senior Consultant to draft and review annual reports on Compliance, Risk Management, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and related matters.
  • Review and analyse new regulations and advise how these are impacting investment firms.
  • Develop compliance and AML training material and support with ongoing compliance training to investment firms’ personnel.
  • Support AML checks and reviews and undertake client identification and due diligence of investment firms’ clients.

The candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Some knowledge in regulatory frameworks, such as AML, KYC, MiFiD, EMIR etc.
  • Active interest in relevant regulatory standards and best practice trends.
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector, gained ideally from working in corporate environments.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university in Economics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Law or any other related discipline
  • 1-2 years of professional experience in a corporate environment will be considered as an advantage
  • CySEC certificate (Basic or Advanced) for the provision of investment services will be considered as an advantage
  • Strong organisational, analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to take ownership and provide solutions to challenges
  • Team spirit and willingness to study and develop
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Communicating effectively, both in writing and verbally in Greek and in English and have strong influencing skills
  • Computer literacy

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Assistant Consultant – Financial Services Registration (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit an Assistant Consultant for its Nicosia Offices.

By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidate will have a unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

  • Draft, review and update annual reports, manuals, policies, processes and procedures with respect to the operations of Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions related to on Compliance, Risk Management and Anti-Money Laundering matters
  • Perform regular monitoring of regulations to ensure that compliance and other standards and obligations of Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions are adhered
  • Ensure Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions fulfil their annual obligations and license conditions
  • Work as part of an experts team, coordinate with other departments (e.g. legal & corporate, accounting & tax, regulatory compliance, capital adequacy internal audit, etc.) and develop strong working relationships
  • Provide advice and solutions to Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions on their queries/issues
  • Provide guidance and assistance to Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions regarding client complaints
  • Communicate on behalf of Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions with EU Regulators and other local and EU authorities
  • Communicate with personnel and management of Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions
  • Prepare applications and notifications for EU Regulators on behalf of Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions
  • Review and analyze new regulations and advise how these are impacting Investment Firms/Funds/Payment and Electronic Money Institutions
  • Conduct AML checks and reviews and undertake client identification and due diligence of Investment Firms’ clients

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Law or any other related discipline.
  • CySEC certificate (Basic or Advanced) for the provision of investment services will be considered as an advantage.
  • Knowledge in regulatory frameworks, such as AML, KYC, MiFiD, EMIR etc., will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written
  • Strong organisational, analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Ability to take ownership and provide solutions to challenges.
  • Team spirit and willingness to study and develop.
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus
  • Provident fund upon successful completion of the probation period
  • Other benefits such as flexible working hours, one afternoon off and working from home
  • In-house and external training courses
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Flexibility in dress code as per occasion

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


MAP S.Platis Graduate Training Programme

Cyprus

MAP S.Platis Graduate Training Programme: Train with Europe’s Best!

On behalf of MAP S.Platis Group we are looking to hire 30 graduate trainee consultants for both its Nicosia and Limassol offices as part of its Graduate Training Programme.

MAP S.Platis Group: Who we are

MAP S.Platis is one of Europe’s leading financial services consulting Groups, with offices in London, Brussels, Athens, Hong-Kong, Malta and Cyprus. Our clients include regulators, banks, funds and fund managers, investment firms, brokers, fintech firms, insurance firms and payment and electronic money institutions. Our expert teams provide unique and tailored solutions in licensing, regulatory compliance, risk management, internal audit, human resources, regulatory technology, information technology, business resilience, information security including cybersecurity, governance, executive training, and innovation consulting to financial institutions in the UK, the EU, Asia, the US and Australia. Given our vast regulatory compliance experience supporting local and international financial services institutions, continued interaction with regulatory authorities, multidisciplinary and diverse teams of professionals, unparalleled track record, global network of associates and wealth of resources, our internationally recognised and award-winning teams can support any client’s regulatory needs efficiently and effectively.

With an impeccable success rate, MAP S.Platis has been responsible for over 60% of all licenses issued by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). Our portfolio of clients includes some of the largest and most successful financial services companies in the world engaged in brokerage, investment advice, asset management, banking and payment services.

Currently MAP S.Platis Group consists of over a 400 high-calibre experts and professionals including one of the strongest financial regulation research teams in the EU.

Our Graduate Training Programme

We have designed the Graduate Training Programme to ensure our graduates obtain the necessary professional and academic qualifications whilst ensuring that they obtain a wide range of practical experience by working with our teams, liaising directly with clients and regulators, working as part of a team and under the supervision and guidance of a team leader.

The Programme runs in all Group locations and across Group Companies, lasts 30 months and on successful completion our graduates will become qualified Consultants. The Programme aptly prepares graduates for a career as a Governance, Risk and Compliance consultant or as an Internal Auditor or as a Risk Management Consultant or as Licensing Consultant in the global financial services industry.

Being a graduate trainee

Being a graduate trainee involves playing an active part in MAP S.Platis Group client services team, which will include research, writing and presentation skills, liaising with and responding to clients, regulators and other stakeholders.

In order to develop your knowledge and skills, you will be expected to complete a range of academic and professional training courses, including qualifications.

  • The role includes implementing compliance frameworks at newly authorised firms and reviewing existing frameworks in established firms as well as visiting both new and existing clients regularly (face to face and virtually) to review their compliance arrangements, discuss areas of regulatory concern and assist with problem solving. During your training, you will be under the supervision of a unit supervisor and will be buddied up with a more experienced consultant.
  • The role will require you to be able to present opinions, conclusions and findings in a clear and concise manner (orally and in writing) to Group staff and external stakeholders at various levels of seniority.
  • You will be expected to be an active participant in the marketing and business development of the firm in order to contribute to the continued success and development of our Group and our service offerings.

Requirements

  • We are looking for individuals with strong intellect and a strong academic record. High 2:1 or First-Class honours Degree or equivalent or up to 3-years’ experience working in a CySEC regulated business, financial services consultancy or the legal industry. We will also consider high quality applicants with experience in other professional services firms.
  • Any relevant work experience in a corporate environment or the financial services sector would be an advantage.
  • Team spirit, good problem-solving abilities and willingness to study and develop.
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with impact.
  • Computer literate, including with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel).

Benefits/Remuneration

  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus.
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Master-level qualification by the European Institute of Management & Finance (EIMF).
  • CISI Qualification: Investment Operation Certificate to include following:
    • Global Financial Compliance or Risk in Financial Services
    • International Introduction to Securities and Investment
    • FCA UK regulation
  • European institute of Management & Finance (EIMF) and London Governance and Compliance Academy (LGCA) online professional courses to include:
    • Financial Regulation, Risk and Compliance
    • FCA, ESMA relevant laws
    • Business Innovation, Teamwork, Ethics and Integrity
  • CySEC Advance Regulation Certificate
  • International Governance and Compliance Association (IGCA) free membership for the duration of the GTP
  • Experience of working in a client services team providing our clients with timely and relevant solutions
  • On-the-job training monitored by a team manager.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. 

Interested Applicants should apply by clicking on the below Apply button.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


General Submission - MAP S.Platis Group Cyprus

Cyprus