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Compliance Officer / MLRO

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Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a leading company in banking and payment solutions.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Liaison with the Board of Directors on all aspects of risk and regulatory risk management relating to programs;
  • Liaison with the CEO on all aspects of financial risk management;
  • Working on regulatory and compliance issues including liaising with the MFSA;
  • Daily involvement with all TPL teams on all operational risk management aspects of the business;
  • Working closely with partners to minimise commercial risk and ensure all services are compliant with Maltese regulatory requirements;
  • Money Laundering Reporting Officer with direct reporting responsibilities to the Board;
  • Create annual report on AML to the Board and Monthly Risk and Compliance Reports;
  • Preparing and signing off the annual Compliance report;
  • Dealing with the Financial Services Authority on a regular basis;
  • Involvement with industry bodies on risk and regulatory compliance issues;
  • Being responsible with the Board for AML compliance;
  • Supervising and managing all compliance requirements of TPL including travel abroad to corporate customers and subsidiaries as required;
  • Analysing, improving and structuring all internal compliance procedures, reports and documentation;
  • Training of staff & Board on all relevant AML, risk and compliance matters;
  • Understanding risk and liability under regulations and system network rules (including Mastercard and Visa) and working to minimise operational and regulatory risk;
  • Detailed understanding of financial services law, e-money capital authorisation and conduct of business rules across the EU including AML, E-Money Directives, Payment Services Directives, General Data Protection Regulations – Including Data Protection Officer responsibility, PCI-DSS, Information Security, and any other relevant regulatory requirements;
  • Reporting to the Board as required;
  • Other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director from time to time.


  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Compliance Officer / MLRO role preferably within the finance industry;
  • Relevant qualification is a must;
  • Must be recognized by the MFSA (PQ’d).

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, fluency in other languages will be considered an asset;
  • The ability to work on his/her own initiative and in a team;
  • Proven ability to meet and adhere to strict deadlines;
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills;
  • An eye for detail and accuracy;
  • Honesty, integrity and strong decision-making skills are required for the successful performance of this role.
Tags: Communication, Data Protection, Decision Making, Integrity, Organizational, PCI, PQ, Report Writing, Teamwork, Written and Oral English Communication

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