Compliance Officer Saudi Arabia (Director / Vice President) Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia Morgan Stanley, one of the world’s largest financial services firms, has been active on behalf of clients in Saudi Arabia since the early seventies.
We have steadily built our relationships and expanded our offerings in the region : our comprehensive range of services includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, equity and debt capital markets, and sales and trading activities, as well as asset management and private wealth management.
From our headquarters in Riyadh, we provide clients access to global opportunity, and solutions to their most complex problems.
Our Firm’s local presence is enhanced by our broad reach in the global capital markets, innovative thinking and unwavering focus on meeting our clients’ needs.
Together these have made Morgan Stanley an especially strong name in the KSA. Overview of Role Primary Responsibilities A role has arisen for a Director / VP in the Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia ( MSSA ) Compliance team.
The individual will work on all aspects of Compliance in support of Morgan Stanley’s various business units operating in KSA.
The individual will ensure that the organisation acts in compliance with internal policies, external rules and regulations, in particular those relating to Capital Market Authority, securities regulations and money laundering rules.
Ultimately, the objective of the role is to help protect Morgan Stanley’s franchise in KSA. Reporting to the Head of Compliance and GFC - MENA, the individual will assume a number of responsibilities.
The individual will also work closely with the Head of Legal and Compliance MSSA. Advice, Policy and training - Providing primary compliance coverage for MSSA employees.
Experience Required - Saudi National as per the CMA regulations - Preferably minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Compliance or a related discipline with a leading international or a large KSA financial institution - Good understanding of KSA securities laws / regulations - Familiarity with some or all of the business lines operating in Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia (Institutional Sales and Trading, Investment Banking and Investment Management) - Fluent in Arabic and English - Preference for candidates with qualification in Law, Finance or Accountancy - Preference for candidates that have the CME1 and CME2 qualification Key attributes - Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Candidates must possess a demonstrable ability to distil complex and detailed information; present information clearly in PowerPoint and Excel, Word and draft business memos.
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