A key client of ours specialising in Financial Services is currently looking to onboard an MLRO to join their team of professionals:
Keeping abreast on any changes and developments in relevant laws, regulations and requirements, communicating such updates to the management/ Board and the rest of the team whilst taking the necessary actions to ensure the Company's continued compliance
Managing, mentoring and coordinating relevant departments whilst supporting and assisting them with internal AML/CFT training sessions
Overseeing the administration of AML/CFT processes, ensuring that all client files are reviewed and in order, on a regular basis
Drafting, maintaining and constantly updating the company's AML/CFT framework, policies and procedures whilst making sure the company is operating within all required standards
Work closely with the relevant Units to develop tactical and operational plans to address/mitigate
risks related to AML&CFT.
Propose and conduct business and regulatory-specific AML/CFT reviews and routine checks
Develop and maintain the Company's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing policy in line with evolving statutory and regulatory obligations consistently working closely with various stakeholders, to review the Company's financial crime compliance assuring that all are in line with regulatory requirements, also ensuring gaps are identified and mitigated accordingly
Develop and deliver AML training to staff members to ensure constant awareness and see that the correct procedures are being followed and adhered to
Acting as the main point of contact for any AML/CFT matters whilst responding to any related requests and actioning in a timely manner
Provide guidance on the proper application and interpretation of laws, regulations and policies applicable to the business and participants of the Company's services.
Skill-sets and Requirements
Must have solid experience working in a similar role, ideally within a licensed payments environment (with the EU/EEA) for at least the past five (5) years.
Would posesses exceptional interpersonal skills and have the ability to establish effective relationships, both in the immediate team and wider business.
Must be computer literate and highly knowlegeable in the use of MS Office.
Must have excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal, with the ability to deal efficiently with various departments and external counterparts.
Good team player who leads by example, with motivation and integrity, whilst maintaining a satisfactorily level of accuracy and quality
Education & Experience
Must be in possession of a higher degree from a recognised educational body in Law and/or Finance/Banking.
Applicants who are ACAMS certified will be given preference