Senior Executive – Financial Crime Control

Job Description


The Senior Associate – Financial Crime Control will provide support to the attainment of the overall objectives of the Financial Crime Control Unit.


  • To assist in the review of Group Compliance and Risk policies and drafting of local policies, procedures, processes, guidance notes as appropriate
  • To assist in conducting an AML/CFT risk assessment of all products, technology and business practice at IQ-EQ Mauritius cluster (“IQ-EQ MU”) in accordance with an agreed plan
  • To provide support in identifying, analysing and disseminating the latest regulatory information
  • To assist in providing day to day advice and support to Client Compliance, Client Delivery and other stakeholders on specific queries arising from the formulation, implementation and interpretation of the Compliance policies, best practices and processes
  • To conduct compliance monitoring and/or investigations in accordance with the annual Review Planner and reporting process for onward communication to the reporting lines and Senior Management
  • To assist in the preparation and reporting for Operational Risk Committee, Country Risk Committee, Country Management Team Meeting, GRACC, QBR and Board
  • To assist in the review of third party reliance (Omnibus Accounts and EIC)
  • To review CAPP requests 
  • To assist in the preparation and delivery of in-house formal induction training and online e-learning training packs
  • To assist MLRO/Deputy MLRO in reviewing internal STR reports, conduct internal investigations and draft external STR
  • To assist in the investigations of AML/CFT breaches
  • To assist in Risk Control Self-Assessment Workshops
  • To maintain Compliance Monitoring Registers
  • To provide support in other compliance and risk management deliverables
  • To ensure protections of information assets of IQ-EQ MU and to abide by the ISMS in place at IQ-EQ MU


Education / professional qualifications

  • A degree from reputable university, preferably in the field of finance or financial services or directly related to compliance and risk functions with sufficient work experience to compensate
  • A postgraduate degree or professional qualification in the field of Risk Management would be an advantage

Background experience

  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in the financial services sector and preference given to experience in Risk Management and Compliance
  • Experience in a similar role would be an advantage


  • Good knowledge of compliance, risk and of regulatory framework

Computer / program knowledge

  • Very good Office tools skills and good knowledge of Excel modelling tools

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Key behaviours we expect to see 

In addition to demonstrating our Group Values (Authentic, Bold, and Collaborative), the role holder will be expected to demonstrate the following: 

  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Prioritisation
  • Proactivity
  • Strong analytical mindset and ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Strong budget management and reporting skills

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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