An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Financial Crime Compliance Manager to join an established company within the Financial services industry. The chosen candidate will also act as Designate Employee.
Reporting to the Senior FCC Manager/MLRO, the selected candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of the anti-financial crime compliance function, and will assist in developing and implementing policies, procedures, systems and controls related to financial crime.
Our client is a well-established financial services company.
Ensuring compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and directives issued pursuant to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (PMLFTR), Bribery & Corruption, and Sanctions regulations
Overseeing and managing the Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and payments processes and controls in line with the company's standards and regulatory obligations, including monitoring of transactions
Supporting the Senior FCC Manager/MLRO in driving multiple, concurrent work streams, review specific deliverables and ensure that project deadlines are met.
Proactively engaging and collaborating with First Line key stakeholders to advise on the design of systems, controls and risks pertaining to AML and Sanctions
Providing oversight and assurance by means of thematic reviews, the effective application of the adopted measures, policies, controls and procedures to ensure compliance with its AML/CFT obligations as part of the overall Financial Crime monitoring plan.
Produce regular financial crime management information to be presented to senior management
Acting as an escalation point for other departments on issues related to Financial Crime Compliance; namely AML/TF, Sanctions and Anti Bribery and Corruption providing practical advice on required actions
Proactively manage, develop and upskill a team of FCC Officers and Senior Officers and address the allocation of resources on an ongoing basis
Assisting in the identification, investigation, and escalation of suspicious financial crime activity and acting as Designated Employee in accordance with the PMLFTR and FIAU Implementing Procedures
Managing requests for information and documentation received from the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), Police Authorities, Courts of Malta and providing timely reports on financial crime activities
First Degree in Banking or Compliance or an equivalent professional qualification
Strong technical knowledge of the regulatory framework, international standards and common practises in financial crime compliance within the Financial Services Industry
Minimum of 3 years of practical experience in FCC roles
Experience in testing, sampling and assurance of processes to mitigate risk and/or financial crime investigations is considered an asset
An attractive salary package will be offered to the chosen candidate.