Compliance Officer

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15318
Published: 4 months ago
Our client, a well-established audit firm is seeking to recruit for a Compliance Officer to join their team. The selected candidate will form part of a professional team and will also then be expected to take on the MLRO role. 

Duties include: 
  • drawing up and maintaining of a risk register 
  • drawing up a compliance calendar and checklist 
  • reporting to the managing body on a daily basis 
  • drawing up policies and procedures 
  • monitoring compliance to policies and procedures 
  • keeping abreast of new legislation 
  • setting up and running quality assurance programs 
  • filing of statutory reports with MFSA, FIAU and any other regulatory body 
  • ensuring that all entities are compliant with all obligations under Maltese law 
  • preparing regular compliance reports for the Board of Directors 
  • performing periodic compliance risk assessments and taking charge of the compliance monitoring programme 
  • lead employee training sessions on compliance matters 
Requirements: 
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience within a similar role 
  • A degree in Law, Accounts or Finance 
  • Excellent working knowledge of of key regulatory bodies such as MFSA and FIAU 
  • Candidates must be well-versed in the regulatory frameworks and the reporting requirements 
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Maltese 

An attractive salary package will be offered to the selected candidate commensuarte with experience and qualifications.