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Deputy MLRO & Monitoring Function Officer - Malta - Malta
Job ID: 6807
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Malta

Job description: DEPUTY MLRO & MONITORING FUNCTION OFFICER – MALTA
 
​Our client based in Malta is growing and they are looking for a Deputy MLRO & Monitoring Function Officer to join their Team. The function is to prevent and detect any potential Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing activities across their online crypto exchange.
The role involves utilizing a number of detection techniques in order to carry out the following tasks:
  • Identify accounts which are classified as ‘medium risk’ and/or ‘high risk’;
  • Detect unusual activity which may give rise to Money Laundering and/or Terrorist Financing;
  • Investigate and subsequently close suspicious accounts in order to mitigate risk and protect revenue losses for the business;
  • Liaising and escalation of cases to the MLRO;
  • Regulatory and business reporting.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Working closely together with the MLRO to identify areas of improvement in the AML team and associated tools;
  • Working closely with the Risk, Payments and Fraud Team to streamline processes;
  • Investigate transactions and customer records, external data, publicly- available information, and other data to identify suspicious or unusual activity;
  • Reviewing and monitoring customer account registrations, deposit and withdrawal transactions;
  • Performing various AML checks; KYC (Know Your Customer), SoW (Source of Wealth), SoF (Source of Fund) and CRA (Customer Risk Assessment) checks;
  • Monitoring of customers to play responsibly;
  • Monitoring the site/s for suspicious transactions and/or activity;
  • All financial transactions must be cross-checked with our KYC and AML policy;
  • Monitoring any transactions which are received from banned countries/territories;
  • Answering third party queries regarding customers via email/chat;
  • Responsible for monitoring age verification and KYC/AML policy adherence;
  • Contribute to the development of departmental policies, products and service;
  • Attend and participate in regular fraud, AML and CFT workshops and trainings;
  • Gather feedback from CS & Operations Teams for further system improvements and
  • assist Product Team with prioritization
  • Develop and report and exceed personal KPI’s. Productivity levels must be monitored in order to ensure that the set KPI’s are reached;
  • Produce regular departmental productivity report;
  • Initial Source of Wealth Requests, including record keeping of sent requests;
  • Appropriate noting player's accounts, including the documentation requested;
  • Ensure that all internal databases are kept up to date correctly;
  • Compile risk assessments based on the data of your findings;
  • Conduct Customer Risk Assessment for Deactivated Accounts;
  • Draft Suspicious Transaction/Activity Reports and escalate them directly to the MLRO when necessary;
  • Stay up to date with the AML/CFT and relevant Laws and Regulations;
  • Act as the first point of contact for AML related inquiries for internal teams, such as Risk, Payments & Fraud, Marketing and Customer Support teams;
  • Review and process Source of Wealth documentation provided by the customer;
  • Communicate to players via email to request any information and/or required documentation;
  • Deal with escalations and/or prioritization of cases raised by management;
  • Help and assist with training new starters.
 
Requirements:
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the crypto, fintech, finance, banking industry
  • Fluent level of English both spoken and written.
  • A university degree or equivalent qualification in a related field.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to accomplish tight deadlines and C level report.
 
If you would like to send your application, please send your most updated English CV to: joana@spotonconnections.com