Job Title

Compliance Officer and MLRO

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Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a boutique international tax and law firm.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for the implementation and management of all compliance and AML/KYC processes;
  • Reporting to the Directors;
  • Ensuring that the company complies with the internal and external compliance requirements and AML requirements, regulations and directives;
  • Managing, training and providing inspired leadership to a small team of Compliance Administrators who assist with day-to-day compliance tasks and duties;
  • Overseeing the administration of compliance processes, ensuring that client files are reviewed and updated on a regular basis through ongoing monitoring;
  • Drafting, maintaining, and periodically assessing/updating the company’s compliance and AML framework, policies and procedures; ensuring that the company is operating within all required standards; communicating such policies and procedures to staff members;
  • Keeping updated on any changes or developments in relevant laws, regulations or requirements, communicating such developments to management and staff members, and taking the necessary actions to ensure the firm’s continued compliance;
  • Drafting, maintaining, and periodically assessing/updating the company’s compliance and AML framework, policies and procedures; ensuring that the company is operating within all required standards; communicating such policies and procedures to staff members;
  • Responsible for record-keeping, filing internal and external reports, developing and overseeing client onboarding processes, and ensuring that due diligence and KYC checks are being properly carried out on both prospective and current clients;
  • Maintaining the business risk assessment and reporting significant risks to the Directors and senior management;
  • Carrying out risk assessments;
  • Developing and delivering adequate AML training to staff members to ensure awareness and see that the correct procedures are being followed;
  • Handling regulatory reporting to the MFSA, FIAU and any other entities, and ensuring that all compliance reports are submitted timely and accurately;
  • Acting as the main point of contact for any compliance-related matters and responding to all reasonable requests.

Experience

  • At least 3 years' local compliance experience, preferably in a corporate services, regulated or legal environment;
  • Holding a degree in Law, Accounting, Economics, Business, Banking and Finance, or a related field;
  • Must be recognized and approved by the MFSA (PQ’d);
  • Qualified lawyers and/or candidates with a qualification in Compliance will be given preference.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English;
  • The ability to establish priorities, work fast and independently, and with minimal supervision;
  • Honesty, integrity and strong decision-making skills are required for the successful performance of this role;
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills; 
  • An eye for detail and accuracy;
  • The ability to work on his/her own initiative and in a team.

Career Opportunities

  • Regular team-building activities and social events; 
  • Coffee, fruit and breakfast snacks; 
  • Health and Wellness Benefits – a fully paid, unlimited, on-site gym membership or an annual Health and Wellness cash allowance;
  • Free underground parking; 
  • Competitive salaries, performance bonuses and regular appraisals;
  • Opportunities for development, growth and advancement within the company;
  • Support for continued education, including paid study leave;
  • Opportunities to attend seminars, conferences, networking and training events, fully-paid for by the company;
  • Exposure to working with international clients involved in a wide array of industries.
Tags: CFT, Compliance, CRS, MFSA, MLRO, Written and Oral English Communication

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