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Senior Compliance Advisor - Malta
Job ID: 5855
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Permanent
Malta

Job description:  
Our client is seeking to Recruiter a Senior Compliance Advisory who will be be reporting to the Head of Risk and Compliance through a Senior Manager. This person will be holding a portfolio of clients, providing advisory services and will be joining a team of financial crime compliance specialist with clients coming from different sectors - from banks and financial institutions to investment firms to top-tier gaming companies.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Leading and contributing to financial crime compliance advisory projects, including the carrying out of process audits, gap analysis, simulated on-site inspections, the drafting and/or review of policies and procedures, the drafting and/or review of staff manuals, assistance with the drawing up and implementation of remediation plans and providing ongoing technical and operational assistance to MLROs and Compliance Officers.
  • Assisting clients with the drawing up and updating of AML/CFT risk assessments.
  • Carrying out internal and external reviews of the adequacy of policies and procedures and their implementation, and the drawing up of reports and remediation plans.
  • Where the company is appointed for this purpose, carrying out and contributing to the coordination of regulatory examinations.
  • Participation in both short and long-term projects in which the staff are either seconded to clients or carry out compliance-related duties at the offices of clients. Tasks undertaken could include sanctions screening, the review of suspicious transactions, ongoing transaction monitoring, file reviews, account reviews, file remediation and the carrying out of customer risk assessments.
  • Leading AML/CFT projects and providing support to team members to ensure that all projects are executed in a timely manner.
  • Coaching, mentoring, and guiding other advisors.
  • Delivering AML/CFT training workshops.
  • Providing internal support to the companies forming part of the group of companies.
  • Development and management of systems adopted by the department, ensuring their effectiveness and efficiency.
 
Requirements:
 
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a Senior Role with minimum 3 years of experience in AML/CFT role.
  • In possession if a University Degree or similar in a related area
  • Previous experience working with a regulatory/supervisory body or advisory firm will be considered an asset.
  • Sound working knowledge of the laws governing the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism in Malta, the FIAU Implementing Procedures, the relevant EU legislation, and the international standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards.
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization.
  • Strong commitment to excellence and a keen eye for detail.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work with minimal supervision, be able to prioritise and deliver quality work to meet strict deadlines.
If interested, kindly get in touch with Joelle Abela on joelle@spotonconnections.com or give us a call on 27204518 – we have several Compliance related role from Junior to Managerial roles!