Group MLRO

Malta

​One of our key clients specialising in the Legal sector is seeking to recruit a Group MLRO to join their team of professionals.He/she shall work closely with the various practice groups within the Group and his/her role shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Duties:

  • Act as the MLRO of the group including the associated companies which are subject persons in terms of local AML/CFT legislation; 
  • Manage the collection and maintenance of client due diligence documentation in line with the Group’s client onboarding procedures
  • Conduct and analyse client screening investigations 
  • Conduct the development and implementation of Group-wide (and individual where required) AML/CFT compliance policies and procedures
  • Conduct internal AML/CFT compliance duties and reporting thereon
  • Carry out and maintain the Business Risk Assessment of the Group
  • Liaise with external parties such as FIAU, MFSA, other regulatory and enforcement bodies; 
  • Maintain an organized and structured client due diligence filing system both physically and through the group's internal software
  • Respond to requests from clients and internal sources in connection with the Group’s AML/CFT requirements
  • Coordinate the timely preparation and submission of annual statutory filings as well as other regular statutory reporting obligations
  • Submit regular reports to senior management
  • Assist the compliance function for all of the Group’s entities in day-to-day tasks. 

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Minimum of five years’ working experience in a similar role, of which at least two years’ acting as MLRO
  • Native or professional level of fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Assertive, comfortable with decision-making, proactive and flexible adopting a ‘can do’ attitude to work
  • Meticulous and attentive to detail, also having strong organisational abilities

Education & Experience

  • ICA Diploma in Anti Money Laundering or other comparable qualification
  • Qualification at EQF 6 level from a reputable European Union university or equivalent in a related discipline

Job Reference: FV776


  • Primary job focus
    Compliance
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Senior Management
  • Employer industry
    Legal Services
  • Languages
    English
  • Job Reference
    FV776
  • Closing Date
    31/01/2022
  • Date Published
    04/10/2021
  • Status
    Interviewing

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