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MLRO

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Job Description

We are seeking to recruit an MLRO for a start-up in Malta. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your experience within the payment services industry. 

What is expected of you?

  • Ensure compliance on all aspects of Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT).
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of an upgrade in AML strategy
  • Take an active role in strengthening the AML/CFT policies and procedures
  • Assist with transaction monitoring
  • Provide guidance on changes required to improve AML supervision and financial crime compliance
  • Support and influence a culture of AML compliance throughout the organisation
  • Assist in the management and execution of an efficient AML compliance monitoring program and ongoing AML reporting
  • Perform regulatory AML risk management reports
  • Carry out AML risk assessments and follow up with risk mitigation tasks
  • Assure adequate suspicious activity reporting, including the relevant correspondence with the authorities
  • Evaluate business processes and operations to analyse effectiveness of controls and risk mitigating measures
  • Perform ongoing reporting of findings and escalation of incidents
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the effectiveness of the AML framework and AML systems
  • Raise AML and CFT awareness in the organisation
  • Be a member of the Board of Directors of the Institution
  • Be responsible to improve and suggest new systems and ways of working including any 3rd party providers and/or internal tech development
  • Be an approved person with the Malta Financial Services Authority
  • Train staff on all relevant AML, risk and compliance matters

What are you expected to bring?

  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of AML best practices
  • A detailed understanding of financial services law
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a senior AML position
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the banking and/or payments services industry
  • Hold a relevant qualification in financial services, compliance and/or financial/economic crime
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • A great culture that stresses teamwork
  • A challenging and diverse environment in a fast-moving industry
  • An ambitious and dedicated team of skilled and experienced colleagues

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