Compliance and AML Assistant


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-3708

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is currently working with a leading legal practice, within the DIFC, who are looking to recruit a Compliance and AML Assistant.

This role shall guide their fee earning front office, in providing strong, robust and timely compliance procedures and reports, linked to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) coverage and the regulated verification under the DFSA and ADGM framework. With a dual reporting line, this position shall support the Regional Head along with the Functional Head of Compliance, to ensure that all AML and client verifications are considered & monitored, to complete accurate reports, linked to risk assessment and subsequent client onboarding and partnering.


The client will look to identify a qualified compliance professional, whom can demonstrate a strong track record, within a heavily regulated operation under the DFSA remit. The successful candidate shall also be able to display very strong professional etiquette, combined with a track record of accurate & timely reporting in their career to date. In conjunction with this, the client will also look for an ability to research and “add value” within an ever-changing and highly governed environment.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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