MLRO & Compliance Officer

Malta  |  €50,000 - €60,000 

Our client, that operates within the igaming industry, is currently looking to recruit an MLRO & Compliance Officer to join their team.

MLRO Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with the regulatory framework in respect of MLRO duties
  • Responding to requests made by competent authorities
  • Consideration of internal reports received in view of all relevant information, to determine whether information contained in reports does give rise to knowledge or suspicion that a client may have been, is or may be engaged in money laundering or the funding of terrorism
  • Reporting external suspicious activity
  • Maintaining records of internal and external reports and taking subsequent action and maintaining records of reasons for submission/non-submission)
  • Provide AML/CFT training and ensuring that the Company's employees are adequately trained
  • Assessing whether authorisation should be sought for the suspension of a suspicious transaction from the FIAU or other relevant FIU
  • Advise senior management and the board of directors on money laundering suspicions, and provide clear guidelines and ways forward in relation to the application of the AML framework
  • Liaise with relevant authorities and the police to investigate suspicious activity
  • Periodical reporting to the board of directors

Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and review all developments within the regulatory environment of the business
  • Liaise with the relevant regulators to ensure the company's licence is maintained successfully
  • Prepare and co-ordinate applications for new gaming licences
  • Support all internal stakeholders on a continuous basis with issues concerning compliance in the iGaming industry
  • Advise and guide on compliance and contract risks, implementation and general compliance issues
  • Compile and present reports to senior management
  • Ensuring that all compliance and licensing procedures are respected
  • Assist with the development of new procedures and policies regarding AML
  • Prepare AML training materials and deliver training across the business

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • You have previous experience as an MLRO with a strong background working within an AML function
  • A sound understanding of new legislation, particularly the impact SARs regime and FATF mutual evaluation have on the online gaming industry
  • You make decisions with sound judgement and adopt an evidence- based approach
  • An excellent communicator, with an inquisitive eye for detail and strong analytical skills

Education & Experience

A tertiary level of education

Job Reference: OQ361


  • Primary job focus
    Compliance
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    iGaming & Casinos
  • Languages
    English
  • Job Reference
    OQ361
  • Closing Date
    30/09/2021
  • Date Published
    06/05/2021
  • Status
    Shortlisting

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