Jobs at Sloane & Carter

Sloane & Carter - Our Client, a leading stockbroking firm in the  country is looking to fill the position of:
Compliance Officer
Location: Lagos

Experience: 4 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade:
Roles & Responsibilities
 
    Compliance Officers shall advise Dealing Member Firms and their employees on the application of the Rules.
    A Compliance Officer shall interpret and apply legislation, rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and other regulatory requirements relevant to the capital market.
    This includes continuous monitoring and  implementation of relevant regulations, codes and rules in force from  time to time, preparation and submission of regulatory reports as at  when due and adopting relevant industry and market best practices in  order to minimize and/or mitigate risks.
    The Compliance Officer shall focus on activities that assess, determine and ensure compliance by the Dealing Member Firm, with both internal and external rules and policies.
    The Compliance Officer shall also monitor regulatory changes and ensure the dissemination of updates on regulations, rules or guidelines and periodic compliance changes to the Dealing Member and its employees.  She/he shall carry out compliance monitoring covering all operational areas.
    The Compliance Officer shall ensure that all investments and other operational transactions comply with all relevant legislations, regulations and policies through appropriate control of systems in order to minimize and mitigate risks.
    The Compliance Officer shall be responsible for the preparation of compliance reports on a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual basis as the case may be to the Board of the Dealing Member and report breaches of regulations to The Broker Dealer Regulation department of The Exchange.
    The Compliance Officer, with the support of the Dealing Members board and management, shall develop and implement a robust compliance program which is periodically revised to reflect changes in the requirements of the organization, the laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and policies of relevant regulatory authorities.
    The Compliance Officer shall be responsible for developing, coordinating, and participating in educational and training programs that focus on the elements of the capital markets regulatory environment, and shall also ensure that all management and other employees are knowledgeable of, and comply with relevant rules and regulations.
    The Compliance Officer shall be responsible for developing policies and programs that encourage managers and employees to report violations, suspected violations and breaches without fear of victimization.
 
Qualification
 
    A minimum of 4 years experience in the capital market with proven  understanding of the operations of the capital market and relevant  regulatory requirements;
    Proficiency in the use of I.T. and desktop automated tools and programs;
    Satisfactory completion of NSEs mandatory Compliance Officers training program.
 
Desired Skills and Experience:
 
    A minimum educational qualification of a university degree or a  higher  national diploma from recognized tertiary institution, or  professional  qualification in the field of Law, Accounting, Actuarial  Science,  Auditing, Finance, Economics or any other relevant discipline.
 
Application Closing Date
15th January, 2015
 
Application Closing Date
Interested candidates that fit the criteria above should send their CV's to: c.nzom@sloaneandcarter.com