Senior Legal and Compliance Officer

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Legal
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 16216
Published: 27 days ago

Seeking to recruit for a Legal and Compliance Officer to join a leading company within the financial services.

Duties Include:

• Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure company compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

• Conduct in-depth legal and regulatory research and analysis to assist the Legal and Compliance team in making well-informed decisions.

• Coordinate and oversee the preparation and submission of regulatory filings and responses.

• Review and analyze due diligence documentation and processes to ensure thorough vetting and compliance.

• Handling the regulatory calendar in a timely manner and compliance with all regulatory deadlines and requirements

• Assist in customer reviews

• Ensure the accurate and up-to-date maintenance of all legal and compliance records, documents, correspondence, and reports, implementing efficient organizational and retrieval systems.

Requirements:

• High level of professional ethics and integrity Strong ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within a team; highly organized and analytical

• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office 

• Very good of understanding of Company Law and banking regulatory compliance

• Excellent organizational skills 

• Experience within Credit or Financial Institutions is considered an asset

• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Legal and Compliance role, preferably within a senior position

• Bachelor’s degree in Law, Compliance, or a related field; advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., JD, LLB, LLM, CCEP) is highly preferred

• Comprehensive understanding of legal principles, regulatory standards, and best practices in compliance management

• Good analytical skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

An attractive salary package is being offered to the selected candidate commensurate with experience.