Lidion Bank

Senior Legal & Compliance Officer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  02 May, 2024
  • Job Ref:  KMP-89855

Job Description

Join the Team at Lidion Bank!
At Lidion Bank, we blend traditional banking values with modern, innovative solutions. We are committed to providing comprehensive financial services across a variety of industries, with a particular focus on technology and digital advertising.

We are currently seeking a motivated, Senior Legal and Compliance Officer to join our team. The Senior Officer will provide advanced support to the Legal and Compliance department, contributing to the management and enhancement of the company’s legal and regulatory framework. This position demands a proactive approach to upholding the company’s legal and regulatory integrity.

‍Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure company compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct in-depth legal and regulatory research and analysis to assist the Legal and Compliance team in making well-informed decisions.
  • Coordinate and oversee the preparation and submission of regulatory filings and responses.
  • Review and analyze due diligence documentation and processes to ensure thorough vetting and compliance.
  • Manage the regulatory calendar, ensuring timely updates and compliance with all regulatory deadlines and requirements.
  • Assist in customer reviews.
  • Ensure the accurate and up-to-date maintenance of all legal and compliance records, documents, correspondence, and reports, implementing efficient organizational and retrieval systems.

‍Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and a high level of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Strong ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within a team; highly organized and analytical.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with legal and compliance software tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of company law and banking regulatory compliance frameworks.
  • Strong independent work ethic, exceptional time management skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Legal and Compliance role, preferably within a senior position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Compliance, or a related field; advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., JD, LLB, LLM, CCEP) is highly preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of legal principles, regulatory standards, and best practices in compliance management.
  • Proven research and analytical skills, capable of interpreting complex legal regulations and applying them effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of preparing detailed legal documents and reports.
  • Experience within credit or financial institutions is highly desirable, with a thorough understanding of sector-specific regulations and compliance challenges.

‍Employee Centric Benefits at Lidion Bank
Lidion Bank’s Employee-Centric Benefits Scheme provides a personalized annual package, encompassing gym memberships, parking, food plans, mobile expenses, various insurances, and travel. It also includes unique perks like hobby contributions, paid volunteer days, and pet care, all designed to offer meaningful benefits to every team member.

Personal Development
Each member of the Lidion Bank team has the opportunity to access Udemy Business entirely free of charge. This initiative underscores Lidion Bank’s commitment to fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth. Recognizing the importance of ongoing education, Lidion Bank also allows specific hours every month for employees to explore the range of courses that are not just directly related to their current roles but also those that align with their career and personal aspirations.