Compliance Assistant

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15284
Published: 26 days ago
Our client is seeking to recruit a Compliance Assistant and the chosen candidate will be part of the Compliance Team of the Bank. This is an excellent job opportunity for candidates who wish to delve into compliance or has some experience in compliance. 


Duties include: 
  • Assisting to monitor and oversee organisation-wide that staff compliment is adhering to the Bank’s policies and procedures, meeting deadlines etc;
  • Assist in the planning and effective execution of a regulatory compliance programme;
  • Assist in creating, upgrading and implementing policies and procedures to promote compliance with legal and regulatory requirements in a banking industry. This includes but is not limited to the EBA Guidelines, Banking Act, MFSA Banking Rules, CBM Directives (including PSD2), AML-CFT (4th, 5th & 6th AMLD), lending and factoring, GDPR and other regulatory requirements;
  • Assist in the compilation of reports to the Board;
  • Assist in internal and external audits and investigations and preparation of documents;
  • Assist in the submissions and correspondence with regulators related to compliance matters;
  • Assist in the preparation of training material in relation to regulatory Compliance;
  • Take ownership of regulatory calendar and other registers by maintaining and updating them instantly;
  • Take ownership of filing of documentation relating to regulatory correspondence, amongst others;
  • Perform any additional task related to the post;
  • Assist and support his/her direct superior including other generic tasks.
Requirements: 
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude and proactive approach;
  • Must be multi-tasking whilst highly organised and responsible;
  • Willing to keep learning and ability to work on one’s own initiative, able to work with minimal supervision, in a fast-paced environment;
  • Sound knowledge in the MS Suite especially in MS Excel
  • Fluency in written and oral English is a must.
  • Having worked in a licensed institution in the financial industry is considered an asset.
An attractive salary will be offered to the chosen candidate commensurate with experience and qualifications.