Head of Compliance

Malta  |  €70,000 - €80,000 

Our Client a boutique corporate service provider that operates internationally is seeking to recruit a Head of Compliance. 

Responsabilties Include;

  • Provide ad- hoc advice and guidance to the accounting and legal managers on the full range of compliance topics, including AML, sanctions, privacy, conflicts of interest, outsourcing, licensing etc. in accordance with the relevant regulations;
  • Provide support to the finance and legal account managers and compliance officers as well in the process of client acceptance and client file reviews, ensuring accuracy and completeness of the client files;
  •  Assist legal and finance account managers with compliance issues during the client’s life cycle (client acceptance due diligence, transaction monitoring, periodic reviews, and exit);
  • Provide training and support to the business and compliance officers to continuously enhance awareness and understanding of compliance risks and regulations; ▪ Act as approved compliance officer and MLRO for the licensed entities and act as liaison with the MFSA on all regulatory and compliance matters;
  • Establish and implement practical and pragmatic processes and procedures to mitigate compliance risks;
  • Guide and oversee the business in their executions of key risk management processes, as it relates to compliance risks;
  • Continuously liaise with Global Head Risk & Compliance and local management to ensure appropriate action is taken to address identified compliance issues;
  • Be the owner of a number of group’s compliance policies and contribute actively to the development and maintenance of the related control framework;
  • Prepare compliance risk reports for the local management and executive board;
  • Participate in various projects and working groups and work together with compliance officers of the wider compliance team in other jurisdictions where Trustmoore operates;
  • Act as coach for other compliance officers and take a leading role in further development of the Malta compliance team;
  • Participate in client acceptance meetings, internal compliance meetings, business compliance meetings and compliance management meetings; ▪ Implement and manage an effective compliance monitoring program;
  • Advise local management on the company’s compliance requirements

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Experience with compliance issues relating to regulatory and governance requirements and curiosity about regulatory developments;
  • Eligible to be PQ'd
  • Previous experience in a compliance managerial role

Education & Experience

Master’s degree in a relevant study (e.g., Law, Economics, Criminology) supplemented with a compliance degree;


  • Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • leadership development trainings
  • performance bonus

Job Reference: RC245

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

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