Compliance Officer

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15666
Published: 5 days ago
Our established client is looking to recruit for a Compliance Officer to join their Compliance Department. The candidate will be conducting compliance reviews of licensees, ensuring information on all licenses are up-to-date and that licensees are respecting the laws and regulations. 

Duties include: 
  • Ensuring that licensees are at all times compliant with the laws and regulations in accordance with the law;
  • Reviewing any due diligence documents and following up with the Criminal Probity Team for relevant vetting, in respect of licensees;
  • Maintaining information on all licensees up to date on the Authority’s systems and databases’;
  • Offering investigative support to other areas of the Authority as instructed by management.
  • Issuing regular compliance reports as instructed by management;
  • Co-ordinating with licensees and following up on changes within corporate entities, changes within the corporate structure, changes in directors, key persons, games and/or game providers, registered/operating addresses and other company statutory changes;
  • Participating in meetings and/or calls with prospective applicants and licensees and handling of general queries received via e-mail or telephone;
  • Liaising with licensees and other key stakeholders, keeping them abreast of changes in compliance requirements;
  • Keeping up to date with developments, policies and procedures issued by other institutions in relation to the industry;
  • Attending training, conferences and fora as required 
  • Carrying out tasks as instructed by the Senior Executive and Compliance Manager.
Requirements: 
  • In possession of a Degree level (MQF Level 6) or higher in Business/Management related subjects.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a Compliance related role.
  • Experience in the gaming industry shall be considered an asset.
  • Experience in commerce and/or accountancy and/or finance shall be considered an asset.
  • capable of working within a team, manage multiple engagements and work to demanding deadlines
  • Ability to identify high risk areas and organise and present findings and recommendations in a concise manner (both verbal and written);
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced  environment;
  • Think analytically and act strategically;
  • Takes ownership and is action oriented.
An attractive salary package will be offered to the selected candidate.