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Compliance Administrator

Creative Zone

Sharjah, UAE

Ref: RP419-39

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Creative Zone Group is growing and we have an exciting opportunity for a Compliance Administrator to join our expanding Compliance team in Sharjah. This promises to be a fast paced and varied role where you will be ensuring the business operates within the law and meets current regulatory standards. You will be creating and upholding compliance procedures and policies and evaluating against the best practice and regulatory standards which are continually changing.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Staying up to date with and understanding relevant compliance laws and regulations.
- Monitoring compliance with laws, regulations, and internal policies.
- Investigating irregularities and identifying compliance and Economic Substance (ES) issues that require follow-up or investigation.
- Compiling and validating ES notifications and reports.
- Assisting clients with their enquiries related to ESR.
- Following and monitoring KYC, Risk Assessment, Due diligence frameworks and processes.
- Following and monitoring policies around AML, ESR and UBO compliance.
- Filing appropriate compliance and ES reports and reporting violations of compliance.
- Maintaining details of all entities licensed by the organization from an ESR, UBO and AML perspective.
- Monitoring potential licensees under ESR along with compliances undertaken by them.
- Reviewing the ESR portal and verifying notifications, reports/ other information submitted by licensees.
- Supporting licensees with queries on ESR and communicating when information is required.
- Maintaining documentation of compliance and ES activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes.
- Liaising and working with external Consultants and service providers appointed for support on ESR .
- Creating awareness to licensees on new developments and creating internal awareness.


- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, preferably Finance, Accounting or Law.
- Expert Fluency in English and Arabic as a native language.
- 1 + years experience in a similar entry level Compliance role in the UAE
- Knowledge of AML and regulatory law.
- Knowledge on Economic Substance Regulation procedures
- Based in Sharjah and available as soon as possible.

About the Company


We are a team of company registration professionals who are passionate about bringing the dreams of aspiring entrepreneurs and SME’s to life.

We believe in providing you not only with your company’s documentation, but also equipping you with the necessary tools to promote, develop and grow your business.

We are a business setup company with a difference - our work doesn't end with the issuance of your trade license & residency visa - it starts there!

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