Legal & Compliance Officer | >5 Years | Finance (REITs) | Singapore

Job Title
Legal & Compliance Officer | >5 Years | Finance (REITs) | Singapore
Job Location
Singapore
Job Type
Job Description

Our client, a Real Estate Investments Trust, is seeking a professional to fill the role of Legal and Compliance Officer. The successful candidate will be managing legal and compliance functions of the REIT’s Singapore and China operations. Responsibilities include assisting with CRD-matters, keeping abreast with latest developments in Singapore and Chinese laws and regulations (e.g. AML/ATF Policy, Insider Trading Policy, HR Policy, Financial Crimes) and updating the relevant compliance policies and manuals. He/She will also conduct reviews and reporting of internal processes to ensure compliance with Singapore rules and regulations, while ensuring that the Legal Officer in the China Operation does his/her due duties as well, along with conducting training on compliance issues for internal staff. All in all, he/she will provide independent sound and timely compliance advice to Senior Management in Singapore on REIT related laws and regulations as well as industry best practices.

 

The ideal candidate must possess a Degree in either finance/accounting/law or other equivalents and have at least five years' of work experience in compliance and/or audit in the financial services industry, experience in Singapore REIT would be a plus . He/She must have good knowledge of Singapore financial crime legislation and regulatory expectations, the Securities and Futures Act and its relevant regulations and notices, such as CIS Code, CG Code and SGX Listing Rules and its relevant practices and guidance. He/She should also have experience liaising with regulators (MAS and SGX) on a full range of compliance matters. Candidates should have a strong conversational and written proficiency in English and Chinese.

 

Interested candidates may contact and send in your resume to Claire at claire@recruit-legal.com for a private and confidential discussion.

 

Claire Lin
@ Lin Xiuxin

EA License No: 16S8107 | EA Personnel Registration No: R1103711

Specializations
Corporate
Commercial
Banking & Finance
Compliance and Regulatory