Governance Risk and Compliance Consultant

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 1 month ago


Job description:
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 Middle East is currently recruiting for a Governance Risk and Compliance Consultant to support our financial services business in Dubai.

Key Responsibilities:

The Senior 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

Attributes/ Technical Skills:

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!


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