Governance Risk & Compliance Consultant

Requisition ID:  6645

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.


Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Vistra Dubai is currently recruiting for Governance Risk & Compliance Consultant.


Key responsibilities:


The GRC Consultant will:


Perform the compliance officer, money laundering reporting officer (“MLRO”) and risk manager functions for several DIFC and/or ADGM based regulated financial service providers.


To act as the GRC consultant and perform the following tasks

  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients, regulators, authorities and business partners
  • Ensure adequate time registration and communication
  • Ensure correct and timely clients` invoicing
  • Organize first line follow-up on outstanding invoices with the clients
  • Report delivery issues and complaints to the management
  • Encourage participation in GRC client projects, framework development, regulatory update and quality control projects


Collaborate with the management in

  • the development of new services
  • efforts to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • creating a positive working environment


Skills & Attributes :


The GRC Consultant shall demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and understanding of concepts and regulatory requirements that are common in the financial services industry
  • Involvement in compliance, MLRO and/or risk management functions at senior management level.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with clients and colleagues
  • Team leadership skills
  • Consultancy skills: ability to communicate with relevant stakeholders (senior management, directors, shareholders, auditors, regulators and authorities) with an appropriate level of diplomacy and solution driven mindset
  • Attention to detail and quality


Relevant Experience :


  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience in compliance, MLRO and/or risk management functions at senior management level.


Education and Professional Qualification :


  • Master’s degree in law, financial management, business administration or similar
  • Registration with the DFSA and FSRA or other financial services regulator as responsible individual for the compliance, MLRO and risk management functions.




 Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the       world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!





Assisting with preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual investor reports



Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Dubai, AE

Department:  Corporates (B404006)

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