Head of AML

Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15815
Published: 23 days ago
Our well-established client is seeking to recruit for a Head of AML to join their team. You will act as MLRO of the company and also as designate employee to clients where the company provides MLRO services. 

Duties include: 
  • Appointed the MLRO of the Company
  • Act as designated employee to clients where the Company provides MLRO services
  • Assist the Head of Compliance and the Managing Director to provide day-to-day support in the development, implementation and maintenance of financial crime compliance programs for a variety of clients including, but not limited to, Fund Managers, Funds, MiFID and Financial Institutions;
  • Assist with the development and implementation of AML/CFT policies and procedures-ensure compliance policies and procedures are effectively communicated to client, in accordance with the client’s regulatory requirements;
  • Be proactive to work with the Managing Director to carry out business development;
  • Monitor and interpret new AML/CFT regulations which could impact clients;
  • Monitor FIAU and MFSA circulars etc to follow up with clients;
  • Assist with the drafting of quarterly MLRO reports;
  • Assist with the drafting of Business Risk Assessments;
  • Assist with the drafting of Risk Evaluation Questionnaires;
  • Assist with compliance monitoring and testing;
  • Assist regulators during their onsite visits; and
  • Carry out AML/CFT training to staff and clients;

Requirements: 
  • Extensive experience in AML is required 
  • Candidates must ideally already be PQ'd by the MFSA 
  • Experience within funds and investment services would be considered an asset