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Compliance Officer

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Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a provider of management, administrative, fund and structured finance services .

Job Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Responsible for compliance with the applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Will be the sparring partner for our local management and our Account Managers regarding client due diligence processes;
  • Advising in the process of client acceptance and client file reviews, ensuring accuracy and completeness of the client files;
  • Develop, initiate, maintain, revise and monitor adherence to policies and procedures in accordance with all local regulatory requirements (AML, CSP, Trust regulations, FATCA and CRS);
  •  Assisting Account Managers with compliance issues during the client’s life cycle (client acceptance due diligence, transaction monitoring, periodic reviews, and exit);
  • In general liaising with colleagues on various compliance related topics, in particular related to the relevant legislative requirements such as the implementation of the 4th/ 5th MLD, FATCA and CRS;
  • Taking part in specific local project groups and supporting the global Compliance Department on strategic projects;
  • Perform periodic compliance risk reports to our internal and external stakeholders;
  • Design and roll-out of internal compliance trainings and the preparation of training materials;
  •  Participating in Client Acceptance Meetings, Internal Compliance Meetings, and Business Compliance Meetings;
  •  Act as approved compliance officer and MLRO for the licensed entities of TM Malta and act as liaison with the MFSA on all regulatory and compliance matters.

Experience 

  • A Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant study (e.g. Law, Economics, Criminology);
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar compliance based role, ideally within the Financial services industry;
  • Previous experience in such a role is a must.

Personal Skills

  • Extensive compliance knowledge in AML related issues, with emphasis on FATCA and CRS;
  •  Knowledge of the relevant EU Directives and related local legislation that govern financial and ancillary services;
  • A very good understanding of risk management or eagerness to learn. Affinity with integrity, culture and governance requirements;
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards;
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization;
  • Ability to prioritise and deliver within tight time frames;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Benefits

  • Benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
Tags: AML, Compliance, CRS, English, MFSA, MLRO, Written and Oral English Communication

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