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Compliance Officer



Software Engineering, Legal
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Friday, November 24, 2023

Compliance Officer

  • Compliance
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


eToro has created an intuitive Social Trading platform that gives traders and investors access to global stock markets, commodity trading, cryptocurrency trading, and more. We strive to make money management available and accessible to everyone (even to users with no prior experience or knowledge). We have over 33 million users worldwide, and our platform is available in over 140 countries around the world.

With over 1500 employees worldwide, We have locations in the US, Cyprus, UK, Australia, Germany, and Israel, and we are constantly growing and expanding into new markets.

We are constantly growing and are excited to share that we are looking for a Compliance Officer to join our team!

We're looking for a Compliance Officer who will actively contribute to our compliance team and will hold an FSRA recognised function, responsible for managing the regulatory and AML/CTF risks of the company. This position is critical for the continued success of our experienced and agile global Compliance Team.

What you'll be doing:

This role requires a self-starter who will own the localisation of Group policies and procedures to ensure they are in-line with ADGM regulations. To define, design and implement an appropriate compliance monitoring program, working with Group resources to ensure local requirements are met. It is also essential to have a business focus to help develop our products and services within the UAE, and the broader GCC region, to support business growth.

As the Compliance Officer, you will take responsibility for:

  • Ensure the effective implementation of the firm’s compliance and AML/CTF policies and procedures
  • Design and implement the compliance monitoring plan, performing monitoring and surveillance subsequent reviews
  • Support the Know Your Customer (KYC) and EDD review process
  • Provide support and guidance to staff on regulatory, policy and procedural issues and application
  • Assist with client enquiries and requests for information
  • Identify, log and resolve compliance issues, client complaints and policy and regulatory breaches
  • Review and update Compliance and AML/CTF policies and procedures in line with regulatory changes
  • Provide compliance and AML/CTF training to staff
  • Ensure timely completion and filing of regulatory and AML reports with the regulator
  • Provide the SEO, Board and Group Senior Management with compliance management information, ensure their full awareness of all salient matters and to advise on regulatory implications of future business strategies
  • Stay up to date with AML/CTF and regulatory developments both locally and internationally - the Central Bank of the UAE, FSRA’s AML Rulebook and international best practices
  • Develop and maintain a positive and constructive relationship with the Regulators and promptly respond to any request for information made by the FSRA or any other competent authorities of the UAE
  • Identify, analyse and report suspicious transactions to the relevant authorities
  • Promote a culture of compliance among all team members and business processes


  • Have a proven track record of working in financial services;
  • Experienced in building working relationships with Regulators, with direct experience working with FSRA regulated firms an advantage;
  • Able to advise Group colleagues on complex regulatory issues;
  • Experienced in successfully managing multiple projects at the same time;
  • Able to work to short timelines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills;


  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • eToro trading account
  • Fun and vibrant working environment
  • Wellbeing gifts and merchandise

This role will be based in our ADGM office & candidates must have full working rights in the UAE.