Compliance Officer – Summit Recruitment and Search Africa

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Our client, a forex company, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Compliance Officer who will play a crucial role in ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and internal policies within their organization.

The ideal candidate must have 2-5 years of experience in compliance, risk management, or auditing. The compliance officer will be responsible for analyzing complex information, communicating compliance requirements effectively, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to implement compliance measures.


  • Oversee control systems to prevent or address violations of legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve control efficiency.
  • Periodically revise procedures, reports, etc., to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Collaborate with corporate counsels to monitor enforcement of standards and regulations.
  • Assess future business ventures to identify compliance risks.
  • Review colleagues’ work when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide advice or training.
  • Stay updated on regulatory developments and best practices in compliance control.
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies.


  • Must have necessary certifications and requirements for applying as an Anti-money laundering Reporting Officer to FRC and CBK.
  • Must have proven experience in compliance, risk management, auditing, or a related field.
  • Must have a deep understanding of relevant regulations and compliance standards in the industry, such as Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Must have the ability to analyze complex information, identify compliance risks, and develop effective solutions.
  • Must have a basic understanding of relevant CBK laws and regulations governing the industry.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately, high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

Summit Recruitment and search Africa upholds a steadfast commitment to sustainability, inclusivity, and equality as integral pillars of our operations. Dedicated to driving positive change through the adoption of sustainable practices that minimize our ecological footprint. We firmly believe in fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that embraces individuals from all races, genders, and backgrounds, ensuring equal opportunities for every candidate. Summit recruitment actively advocate for equality by cultivating an environment of respect, fairness, and non-discrimination. By prioritizing sustainability, inclusivity, and equality, we aim to set a high industry standard and contribute to the betterment of society as a whole.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***

Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Kes 70,000 – 80,000 (Approx. 530 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full time
Deadline for applications: 12/06/2024

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