AML/CFT Analyst

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory
Contact name: Ricoh Davids

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15585
Published: about 1 month ago
A pacesetter within the financial service industry, who strives for excellence is on the lookout for someone to add more value to their already exceptional compliance team. Someone with a penchant for taking on new challenges that will promote a clear and consistent path in career growth.

Responsibilities:
  • Escalate suspicious activity and/or transactions to the MLRO
  • Respond daily to FIAU’s requests for information (RFIs)
  • Collaborate closely with the first line of defense and be the point of reference for the Onboarding Officers in relation to CDD/KYC matters
  • Maintain the international sanctions lists and other internal blacklists
  • Conduct second reviews of clients’ applications (CDD/KYC, risk Assessment and make sense analysis) and escalate where applicable
  • Assist in conducting periodic client reviews and ongoing monitoring
  • Support the Head of Risk and MLRO during regulatory visits and other risk management related projects
Requirements:
  • A degree in mathematics, statistics, risk, business, banking, finance, accounting or similar
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a risk analyst role or any AML/CFT related function in fintech, banking, gaming, crypto, CSPs, legal firms or similar
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • A person of high ethical values and standards
  • Be a self-starter that can work on own initiative
Not needed but will be considered an asset to have:
  • ACAMS or equivalent certification is not necessary, but it will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of industries (i.e. gaming, trusts, crypto, legal, FX, investments) will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of fintech and payments industry will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of at least another language other than English