Group MLRO and AML Compliance Manager

Malta  |  €55,000 - €60,000 

A client of ours specialising in Financial and Corporate Services is currently seeking a Group MLRO and AML Compliance Manager to join their team of professionals:


  • Overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of the AML/CFT function within the Group and reporting to the board of directors of the Group and the respective subsidiaries
  • Periodical reporting to the FIAU and the MFSA
  • Guidance and assistance to the Compliance Officers appointed for Group entities
  • Co-ordination of all matters relating to financial crime compliance within the Group (including not only AML/CFT but also sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption)
  • Assessment of financial crime risk at a Group level and an entity level
  • Conducting a de-risking exercise based on the findings of the risk assessment
  • Regular monitoring of internal processes to ensure that all procedures are being followed and implemented
  • Periodical checking of the level of due diligence being performed within the Group and separate entities, including spot-checks. Responsibility for remediation where gaps are identified.
  • Drafting and updating policies and procedures.
  • Setting up of systems across the Group to ensure that regular communication and continuous updating of relevant changes are shared with other entities
  • Managing projects relating to the adoption of compliance software applications and the migration of data thereto
  • Developing and delivering effective training programs to support client-facing employees in keeping current with developments on AML/CFT matters
  • Providing information on customer risk to the Directors of the Group’s Subject Persons
  • Keeping up to date with typologies and trends in financial crime matters.
  • Train and mentor employees who have been identified as potential candidates to assist and deputise the Group MLRO and AML Compliance Manager

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • At least 5 years` experience in an AML/CFT
  • Sound working knowledge of the laws governing the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism in Malta, the FIAU Implementing Procedures, the relevant EU legislation, and the international standards.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organisation
  • Preference may be given to those who have already occupied the role of MLRO

Education & Experience

A university degree or equivalent qualification in a related field.


  • Flexible hours
  • Private Health Insurance scheme

Job Reference: LD817

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    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Middle Management
  • Employer industry
    Financial Services
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