MLRO

Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15294
Published: about 2 months ago
Our well-established client within the gaming industry is seeking to recruit an MLRO . 

Duties include: 
  • developing, maintaining and reviewing policies and procedures as mandated by regulatory requirements relating to anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism (AML/CFT);
  • Receiving internal reports on possible instances of money laundering or terrorism financing to determine whether sufficient grounds exist for the submission of a Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) to the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) and Curaçao Gaming Control Board and taking any and all other necessary actions;
  • Acting as the main reporting officer, point of contact and relationship manager with authorities and  bodies in all relevant jurisdictions
  • Establishing and maintaining adequate and proper record-keeping, logging and reporting procedures within the group;
  • Producing regular and updated reports and presenting them to the Board of Directors.
  • Ensuring that proper and sufficient due diligence is performed on customers and their activities as well as all third parties with which the group engages in the carrying out of its business activities
  •  Advising the group on and monitoring AML/CFT regulatory compliance across all relevant markets and jurisdictions;
  • Evaluating risk and advising the company on risk mitigation in matters relating to AML/CFT from all angles of the group’s business activities 
  • Monitoring and advising the group on developments and updates within the AML/CFT regulatory landscape in the relevant markets in line with the group’s plans for growth;
  • Monitoring day-to-day AML/CFT processes and ensuring that these are in line with the group’s AML/CFT policies and procedures;
  • Devising and executing an ongoing training programme for the group, ensuring that all employees are aware of their legal obligations, of the risks associated with AML/CFT, internal reporting mechanisms in place, as well as providing updates and information to the group on AML/CFT to improve awareness among st all levels 
  • Working closely with customer service, payments, product, risk & fraud and legal & compliance teams within the group.
Requirements: 
  • Experience as MLRO or a high-ranking position within the AML team of a subject person, preferably within the remote gaming industry is required 
  • Candidates must hold a high level of knowledge of AML/CFT laws and regulations, financial crime methodologies and risk factors;
  • A trustworthy individual with attention to detail 
  • Excellent language skills and fluency in English and Maltese.
An attractive salary package will be offered to the chosen candidate.