Compliance Officer at Karios Markets


At Karios Markets we’re excited about the future of financial markets, and trading technology, and eager to share this journey with our clients. Trade global markets on MetaTrader 5 alongside banks, HFTs, ECNs, and Dark pools for the best fills and lowest costs during all market conditions. Our talented team of operations engineers, quants, and developers work tirelessly behind the scenes to make global markets available to you at the fastest speed and lowest cost. Our mission is to open markets and deliver technology that brings inspiration to every trader. Do everything possible to accelerate a new era of decentralized financial products and markets for the betterment of humanity.

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA

Experience: 3 – 6 years

Location: Adamawa

Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Job Summary

  • Develop and document AML/KYC policies and procedures
  • Conduct audits and reviews to ensure execution of compliance standards, and regularly produce detailed reports with recommendations based on findings during audits.
  • Communicate with clients and address any concerns they have about ethical or other compliance matters within a department or division
  • Proactively research to find root cause of compliance issues
  • Design, develop and deliver training of updated AML/KYC regulations to make sure employees are aware of updated rules and regulations
  • Conduct interviews, gather details and asks questions to make sure employees make every effort to stay compliant across company
  • Keep up to date with and understand relevant laws and regulations
  • Monitor the impact of any new regulatory developments in the company and make recommendations for any necessary changes.
  • Examine and improve audit processes to prevent compliance issues or resolve them in a timely manner
  • Assist with the timely preparation and submission of reports and other filings by the company to relevant regulatory authorities and bodies
  • Investigate irregularities and non-compliance issues in the company and advise accordingly for swift action
  • Review marketing materials, presentations, and website of the company to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Assist the compliance team in providing regulatory, compliance, and AML/financial crime updates and report to senior management of the company, both periodically and on a one-off basis.
  • Practical experience particularly in bank notes and electronic payment services – MSB/SPI/API market space 
  • Knowledge and understanding of FCA, HMRC, ICO, NCA– visibility of MLR 2017, PSR 2017, POCA 2002, TA 2008, Financial Crime, Bribery Act, customer onboarding protocols, sanctions/PEP’s, Data Privacy Laws/GDPR 2018, risk assessment (risk profiling), Whole Firm Risk, linked transactions, transactional threshold, risk mitigation/resilience, false positive hits & ruling out, simplified DD and EDD, ultimate beneficiaries owners (UBO), onsite/off-site client audits/DD, constant follow up and meticulously updating customer records, staff training awareness, transactional/on-going monitoring, third-party & customer payments.
  • Contribute to the continued development, preparation, and maintenance of the compliance and financial crime policies and procedures.
  • Client fund safeguarding practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Management or related area.
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Professional certification in Accounting, Internal Audit, and Fraud Examination 
  • 3 -6 years + of experience in compliance, risk management or audit required. . 
  • Excellent planning, management, and organizational skills. 
  • Proven leadership and interpersonal skills. 
  • Professional proficiency in English required 
  • Perspective, Dealing with ambiguity, Organizational Agility, Political Savvy and Strategic Agility 
  • Functional/Technical skills, Client Focus, Managing through systems, Managing and Measuring work, Negotiating, Information Sharing, Process Management, Priority Setting, Problem Solving and Timely Decision Making 
  • Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust, Listening, Written Communication 
  • Adaptability, Communication, Problem Solving, Creativity and Innovation, Quality, Quality and Timeliness of Work, Quality of work and Team Relationships, Resource Utilization

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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