Job Title

Compliance Officer

Required Skills

Job Description


Company Introduction

Our client is an established corporate service provider.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the company adheres to all relevant laws and regulations in Malta, including financial, data protection, anti-money laundering (AML), and industry-specific regulations;
  • Develop, implement, and update internal policies and procedures to ensure that they align with regulatory requirements and industry best practices;
  • Monitor the company’s activities regularly, addressing compliance issues and reporting findings to senior management in quarterly reports;
  • Provide training to employees on compliance matters, fostering awareness of responsibilities and the importance of compliance;
  • Collaborate with other departments to assess and manage risks associated with non-compliance. Develop strategies to mitigate these risks and enhance overall risk management efforts;
  • Conduct internal audits and investigations to ensure compliance and address any identified issues promptly. This may involve working closely with external auditors or regulatory authorities;
  • Serve as a point of contact for regulatory authorities in Malta. This involves maintaining open lines of communication and providing necessary documentation and information as and when required;
  • Provide guidance and advice to employees on compliance-related matters. This may include interpreting complex regulations and ensuring that the business operates within legal and ethical boundaries;
  • Assist other entities within the group in collecting due diligence and regulatory reporting, supporting the MLRO in compliance matters;
  • Ensure that proper records are maintained, including customer due diligence information and records of transactions. This is essential for audit purposes and for demonstrating compliance with AML and CTF regulations;
  • Promote a culture of ethics and integrity within the organization and encourage employees to report any unethical or non-compliant behaviour;
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement in relation to compliance and recommend and implement changes to enhance the overall compliance program;
  • Lead and manage the KYC team, providing guidance and support to team members whilst fostering a positive and collaborative team culture;
  • Conduct performance evaluations for team members, identify areas for improvement, and provide constructive feedback;
  • Stay informed about advancements in KYC technology and recommend updates or changes to current systems.


  • Familiarity with corporate industry regulations and standards;
  • In-depth understanding of the Maltese regulatory framework;
  • Expertise in due diligence and AML functions and practices;
  • Have previous Management experience;
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English;
  • Proficient in the use of Office Applications.

Personal Skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meeting tight regulatory deadlines;
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Analytical thinking and ability;
  • Able to demonstrate independence of judgement;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Have a proactive approach and possesses the ability to think outside the box.

Recruitment Team Leader

Sectors Finance, Legal & Compliance, Risk & Fraud


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