Job ID 10327

Compliance Manager

Required Skills

Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is an international company that provides risk management and payment solutions across multiple overseas jurisdictions.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversee and lead the second line Compliance Team in Malta, including Transaction Monitoring, Quality Assurance, and Enhanced Due Diligence;
  • Lead updates and redraft Compliance specific policies and procedures;
  • Provide support to junior members of the Compliance function;
  • Collaborate with the dedicated Enhanced Due Diligence and Onboarding Sanction teams in the UK Office;
  • Work closely with the first-line Onboarding Manager and Onboarding Team in the Malta Office;
  • Communicate with key internal and external stakeholders regarding the Company's risk appetite, offering concise advice when needed;
  • Serve as an escalation point for the entire compliance team, covering Transaction Monitoring, Quality Assurance, and first-line Onboarding Teams;
  • Provide monthly updates to the broader Compliance and Onboarding teams on developments in the Company's Compliance program and wider regulatory changes;
  • Assist in the production of Management Information (MI);
  • Assist in the development of new systems, processes, and wider projects;
  • The above list is not exhaustive, and this role will be suitable for someone who is able to adapt their role in line with the needs of the Company.


  • Ideally possess a degree qualification;
  • Demonstrated experience of over 5 years, preferably in a scaled fintech or a large/complex financial institution, law firm, or government/regulatory body;
  • Preferred additional professional qualifications in the AML/sanctions field (e.g., ICA, ACAMS);
  • Additional professional qualifications in the Investments space are considered advantageous;
  • Proven track record of leading a team with multiple direct reports for a minimum of 4 years;
  • Proven experience in drafting and updating policies and procedures;
  • Hands-on experience in handling complex and layered client ownership structures;
  • Preferred experience in assessing money laundering risk and enhanced due diligence, especially in the alternative investments market;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in client-facing communication;
  • Proven experience in senior stakeholder management.

Personal Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and team-player attitude;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Ability to manage various workflow streams and projects;
  • A strong understanding of UK, EU money laundering regulations and confident to provide advice in relation to these regimes;
  • An understanding of AML and CFT best practice principals;
  • A strong understanding of KYC, CDD and EDD;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently and adapt communications styles to different audiences;
  • Have a high commitment to accuracy and efficiency and have good problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to organise workloads, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.

Recruitment Team Leader

Sectors Finance, Legal & Compliance, Risk & Fraud


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