Head of Payments and Risk – Job No. 5107



An excellent opportunity has arisen to join an igaming company as a Head of Payments and Risk. As the Head of Payments and Risk, you will be primarily responsible for the company’s strategy implementation for the Fraud, Risk and AML policies, procedures, manuals and implementation of best practices for the daily operations.


An established online modern casino with thousands of innovative games for all users.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting to Senior Management focusing on strategy implementation for the fraud, AML internal policies, procedures, manuals and best practices for the daily operations
  • Evaluating the fraud, AML risks associated with new product launches etc
  • Implementing payments optimization strategies to maximize deposit levels and acceptance rates
  • Training, guiding, and providing leadership to the Fraud, Payments and AML Department
  • Handling of high-risk/critical payments, Fraud, AML related Escalations
  • Providing and implementing a strategy regarding customer registration, verification, CDD, EDD, and AML4 processes and guidelines
  • Assisting the General Counsel in regulatory system audits, risk assessments and AML internal procedures
  • Being involved in planning and implementing of security measures designed to limit the likelihood of criminal activities taking place through the Company’s services
  • Handling of complex and or unresolved payments and fraud related escalations from Fraud & Payment Agents/ Team Leader
  • Chargeback Management and Reporting on losses to the COO
  • Agent quality and performance assessment reviews
  • Managing, setting and overseeing the team’s performance objectives
  • Ownership, negotiation and management of payment and fraud third party relationships
  • Reporting system bugs, errors, improvements to the board and senior management to improve customer journey and internal departmental efficiencies
  • Providing line management with reports and analytics and performance of the fraud, payments and AML Teams
  • implementing current and future key Projects linked to Fraud, Payments and AML
  • Overseeing the payments processing function and ensuring the quickest possible turnaround times on customer withdrawals
  • Identifying changes to legislation, rules or industry guidance to ensure that the Company meets its statutory obligations and internal requirements in respect to the prevention of money laundering prevention
  • Investigating reports of suspicious transactions / circumstances, as well as prepare and submit reports to senior management and/or MLRO for review


  • This position calls for an outgoing and motivated candidate
  • Candidates must possess the ability to thrive in a fast pacing environment
  • Candidates must hold sound knowledge of current laws and regulations in the Risk, Fraud and Payments field
  • The chosen candidate must be an inspirational leader
  • Candidates must hold previous experience within such a role
  • Excellent communication skills in English


  • An attractive salary
  • Attractive benefits


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

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