Job Title

Compliance Officer/MLRO

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Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a leading company in financial services.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assesses and monitors the compliance risks associated with the company’s business activities, operations, and products and services;
  • Assuring that all duties are performed in accordance with compliance regulations, processes, and procedures. Works with other areas to ensure integrated compliance where necessary;
  • Work with Legal and Government Relations to stay abreast of changes in laws and regulations and recommend appropriate changes to ensure that ops adapt to comply with these changes;
  • Checking KYC screenings on customers by Accounts Team documenting the information obtained on the client's as required by global KYC procedures;
  • Managing all required AML/KYC Regulatory requirements reviews by the team for all clients and analyzing any transactions that appear unusual based on the customers profile;
  • Reviewing different accounts and loans application files to verify that application data is complete and meets establishment standards in order to combat fraud;
  • Working with Senior Managers, Lines of Businesses & other departments to ensure ongoing compliance with AML Standards & regulatory requirements;
  • Performing User Acceptance Testing for KYC Applications and KYC remediation projects;
  • Collecting and documenting data including KYC information and Transaction data;
  • Managing Enhanced Due diligence reviews of customer;
  • Effectively conducting AML/KYC formality reports on questionable accounts and transactions;
  • Analyze errors and determine appropriate resolution;
  • Candidate will work closely with business and legal professionals, and thus, the ability to build relationships is essential.


  • Bachelor's Degree required;
  • Experience in financial services, especially AML, onboarding activities for at least 7 years;
  • MFSA approved person.

Personal Skills

  • Highly organized and detail oriented; able to solve complex problems in a collaborative manner;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management in various business areas, written and verbal forms; and related securities rules and regulations;
  • Ability to identify regulatory issues and work independently to develop solutions;
  • Self-directed and motivated;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Energetic and eager to learn new tasks and skills.
Tags: AML, Analytical, Client Relations, Compliance, GDPR, KYC, MFSA, PQ, Relationship-Building

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