Compliance Manager

Legal & Regulatory Ebene, Mauritius


Compliance Manager

Mauritius - Ebene


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

In this new role you will be acting as Compliance Officer for our Citco Mauritius office with a focus on the activities within the Governance Services and Fund Administration division. You will be positioned within Group Compliance to ensure your independence. You will perform independent compliance monitoring reviews and interact with local management on compliance, risk and regulatory issues. Your deliverables will include the providing regulatory guidance, training and advice to the business divisions, and monitoring and reviewing the business compliance with applicable regulation and both Group and local policies. You will have a dotted reporting line to Mauritius office management and a functional reporting line to the Head of Compliance for the Governance Services Division

Your Role:

  • Identify, assess and manage the compliance risks relating to the Mauritius activities of the Governance Services and Funds Administration division;
  • Provide (strategic) advice to local management on the handling of compliance risks;
  • Build and maintain a constructive and professional relationship with the Management Board(s), other Citco entities, Group Compliance colleagues and other relevant stakeholders (risk management, legal, internal and external audit, etc.);
  • Give advice and support to the business on compliance related matters such as AML/CTF, tax integrity, social impropriety, data protection and confidentiality, outsourcing and corporate governance;
  • Escalate compliance matters to the Head of Compliance and local senior management on a timely basis
  • Writing policies, keeping them up to date with new developments and reviewing on a regular basis;
  • Undertaking risk based monitoring reviews (compliance checks and controls) in accordance with annual monitoring plans;
  • Draft regular compliance reports on the outcome of monitors and regulatory change and data protection
  • Participate in communication with the regulator(s) and industry body;
  • Providing training and or arranging for training to employees regarding compliance policies, legislation and procedures;
  • Assist and further develop compliance oversight of outsourcing arrangements;

 About You:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in a relevant discipline (law, tax, business, etc. etc.);
  • Preferable ACAMS qualified;
  • A minimum of 5 years related work experience in a similar role within the financial service industry;
  • Strong knowledge of the EU and Mauritius legal and regulatory environment in particular AML/CFT. Affinity with topics such as tax integrity, social impropriety, data protection and outsourcing is considered an important plus;
  • A curious and investigative nature and a strong moral compass;
  • Able to express yourself well in English both verbal and in writing;
  • Able to handle a lot of freedom on the job and work independently;
  • Accurate and strong persuasive kills
  • Pro-active and result driven; and
  • Developing and building good working relationships

What We Offer:

  • A challenging and rewarding role in a dynamic and global Compliance team;
  • Be part of a Banking, Fund Administration and Governance Services leading player with worldwide presence;
  • Opportunities for personal and professional career development;
  • Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits;

Our Benefits

Your wellbeing is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.