Fraud and AML Dispute Specialist – Job No.5838



An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a well-established financial institution as a Fraud and AML Disputes Specialist.


Our client is a well-established financial institution.


Duties include:

  • Managing all facets of fraud detection and prevention within company;
  • Opening Disputes and handling Chargebacks interviews individuals involved and may provide assistance to law enforcement.
  • Maintaining proper documentation for each Fraud case
  • Due to the nature of service the role is expected to exhibit flexibility around the clock when required for severe incidents and escalations
  • Performs analysis of high-risk purchases/transactions and carries out ongoing transaction reviews both from a Fraud and AML perspective.
  • Analyzing data to identify fraud trends and use trends to help develop new ‘fraud rules’;
  • Documenting processes and developing procedures to ensure minimal risk of fraud;
  • Communicating with Card Schemes, Card Scheme members, card acceptors and cardholders to ensure their account safety and prevent loss;
  • Investigating and analyzing the causes, methods and process of fraud activities and generates credit card fraud prevention and analysis reports;
  • Collaborating with other departments (e.g., Risk, Internal Audit, Operations and etc.) to direct Fraud/Compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
  • Ad hoc queries and projects.
  • Amending, creating new transaction monitoring rules when require
  • Creating or changing internal processes for reporting and analysis of transactions;
  • Assisting Compliance team in Conducting Standard and/or Enhanced Customer Due Diligence reviewing for any clients performing unusual/suspicious transaction activity;
  • Processing of priority requests from local authorities;
  • Ensuring that filings are completed accurately, timely and meeting regulatory requirement;
  • Understanding and stays current on the Red Flags and industry trends related to AML;
  • Building and maintaining positive and productive working relationships internally and externally;
  • Escalating to the MLRO any suspicious/unusual activity.
  • Reviewing and disposition periodic monitoring alerts.
  • Performing periodic risk-based transaction and wire transfer activity monitoring to detect and report any potential suspicious activity.
  • Working with account officers to obtain information, conduct investigations, discuss account activity, and to review compliance requirement issues.
  • Conducting investigations as a result of internal or official requests
  • Participating in preparation of monthly reports to local management
  • Staying informed of news and/or official reports directly related to customers, particularly regarding their possible involvement with money laundering or terrorist activities..
  • Participating in seminars, trainings and workshops to stay updated on anti-money laundering and anti-fraud issues and regulations.


  • Minimum three years’ experience in the field
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is considered an asset.
  • Flexible and willingness to work flexibly if required, driven by volumes and requirements.
  • An articulate communicator with the ability to lead, manage and incentivize the team.


An attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate.


Francesca Buhagiar +356 2123 2224/5, 2557 2225 (direct)


Francesca Buhagiar +356 2123 2224/5, 2557 2225 (direct)

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Francesca Buhagiar
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