Compliance Executive (Transactions Monitoring)

€23,000 - €26,000  |  Malta

Our client within financial services is seeking to recruit a Compliance Executive to form part of its growing team.

Within this position, the chosen candidate will be reporting to the Head of Compliance / MLRO.


  • Monitoring of client transactions and performance against fraud, card scheme requirements, internal thresholds, AML and CFT regulations.
  • Reviewing of transactions and monitoring alerts to flag or identify suspicious activity outside the normal pattern and activity.
  • Investigating and taking immediate action on alerts, notifications and reporting to ensure compliance at all times.
  • Creating necessary manual alerts for fraud detection according to the fraud trends and patterns.
  • Maintaining all investigation records and case outcomes.
  • Reviewing fraud and chargeback levels as per internal accepted levels and as per card scheme regulations.
  • Notifying customers of potential breaches and making sure that all necessary action is taken.
  • Exploring new ways that can help improve existing fraud, AML and CFT strategies.
  • Liaising with other departments where necessary to ensure that proper action is taken.
  • Requesting and analyzing the source of funds and source of wealth documentation.
  • Investigating suspicions of money laundering and terrorism financing or and submitting internal suspicion transaction reports to the MLRO or his deputy when relevant.
  • Assisting on compliance matters that are applicable to the company.

Education & Experience:

  • A financial or legal qualification.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role within the financial services industry.
  • Knowledge of existing regulations and directives in relation to AML is required.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, any additional language would be considered an asset
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to work on his / her own initiative and also as part of a team.
  • Have a good knowledge of the Microsoft Office and Windows environment.
  • A proactive approach to situations.

The chosen candidate will be offered on-the-job training

Our client is licensed and regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority to issue electronic money in terms of the Financial Institutions Act.

Ref.: FS545

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