Senior Compliance Transaction Monitoring Analyst

Malta  |  €40,000 - €45,000 

Our client, a corporate foreign exchange broker is looking for a Senior Compliance Transaction Monitoring Analyst to join their fast growing business. The ideal candidate would have the following responsibilities:

  • Reviewing corporate clients and assessing AML and fraud risk
  • Monitoring client transactions in line with the Monitoring Policy
  • Reviewing incoming and outgoing internal payments to assess rationale
  • Conducting client sample testing in line with defined programs
  • Ensuring compliance alerts are taken care of in a timely manner
  • Mastering several compliance platforms and systems 
  • Identifying suspicious activities and reporting these where required
  • Involved in the delivery of compliance projects and ensuring a practical business approach at all times
  • Keeping up to date by participating in educational opportunities
  • Answering of queries from several business units in a prompt and efficient way
  • Liaising with internal and external parties in relation to RFI requests
  • Able to act as an escalation point for junior team members

*The offered salary is based on a 45 hour week

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • 4 years working within a transaction monitoring team or previous experience working within the financial services
  • A strong desire to build a career within a Financial Crime tea
  • Ability to analyse complex information to establish facts
  • Understand how funds flow in a payment services firm
  • Working knowledge of sanctions, and the related risks they pose
  • Ability to assess the risks associated with PEPs
  • Ability to take a risk based approach when assessing transactions
  • A deep knowledge of relevant sections in MLR's and JMLSG

Education & Experience

Degree level of education

Job Reference: YN193


  • Primary job focus
    Compliance
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Financial Services
  • Languages
    English, Maltese
  • Job Reference
    YN193
  • Closing Date
    31/10/2021
  • Date Published
    23/09/2021
  • Status
    Shortlisting

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