Compliance Officer

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Compliance Officer

Sovereign Cooperate Services Limited is currently looking for an to provide support to its Corporate Offices within the Sovereign Group. If you are willing to join a Great Place to Work, then this job is for you!


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for conducting compliance monitoring activities in accordance with the Compliance Monitoring Plan, assess levels of and adequacy of compliance, and produce compliance review reports for senior management, as required.
  • Encourage staff to comply with regulations and standards and provide advice and guidance on what is required to comply, what constitutes good practice within a regulated environment, and how this is translated into operational areas.
  • Undertaking and reviewing due diligence in relation to structures and changes to existing structures.
  • Scrutinising, interrogating and updating compliance records in relation to client structures.
  • Liaison with Business Coordinator to run reports and check data entry records on Viewpoint.
  • Responding to internal queries regarding compliance issues.
  • Liaising with internal contacts regarding the production of compliance reports.
  • Undertaking training of staff as appropriate in relation to the compliance function within the company.
  • Undertaking training in respect of compliance and risk evaluation in order to improve knowledge and skills and maintain currency of knowledge in accordance with regulation standards.
  • Identify and investigate issues or trends which may adversely affect business compliance and propose any necessary action to promote business improvement.
  • Carrying out risk assessments for client structures.
  • Assist with external reporting requirements, including FATCA and CRS;
  • Assist with the maintenance of compliance registers (including PEP, Incident and Errors, Breaches, Conflicts of Interest).
  • Acting as limited authorised signatory in respect of risk assessments.
  • Any other related duties that may be required by a Director from time to time.



  • Degree holder and pursuing a professional qualification in compliance
  • At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in a fiduciary compliance role or in a similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Good communication skills in English and French
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Accurate with good attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Good time management and analytical skills
  • Ability to keep client matters strictly confidential
  • Ability to follow detailed policies and procedures


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