Regulated Industries and Compliance Advisor

Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15306
Published: about 2 months ago
Our client, a well-established corporate services provider is seeking to recruit an ambitious and driven Regulated Industries & Compliance Advisor to offer regulatory insight and practical solutions throughout the licensing application process.
Reporting into the Senior Manager for Tax and Regulated Industries, this role  offers opportunities to be mentored and to develop one’s knowledge in this dynamic sector while building lasting relationships with clients from all over the globe.

Duties include: 
  • Drafting and reviewing of contracts and agreements;
  • Assisting in various areas of specialisation, including; Corporate, Gaming and Financial Services;
  • assisting in the day-to-day planning and management of the clients’ compliance activities and obligations imposed by the MGA, MFSA and the FIAU, in line with legislation and regulations;
  • Keeping abreast of all relevant laws and regulations and their development including all regulatory and AML compliance matters and discussing such with the internal Compliance Team and other members of the management team, as may be required;
  • Monitoring and coordinating external regulatory and AML compliance activities and remaining in control of the status of all compliance activities and identify trends;
  • Assisting in regular regulatory compliance and MLRO reports;
  • Assisting with the review and oversight or maintenance of all necessary registers including but not limited to Personal Data, Complaints, SAR/STRs, PEPs, Rejected Business, Closed Business, Training, Beneficial Ownership etc;
  • Assisting in on-boarding procedures and ongoing reviews for  Clients;
  • Assisting in developing, initiating, maintaining, revising, upholding and monitoring policies and procedures in accordance with the MFSA’s rules and regulations, AML-CFT, CSP and Sanctions
  • Assisting with the management and development of compliance systems;
  • Develop and deliver training to members of staff on the use of systems, procedures and internal processes;
  • Supporting in internal legal & compliance matters.
Requirements: 
  • A legal warrant of practice issued in Malta
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience post-warrant, ideally within the financial, legal and/or corporate service sectors;
  • Well-versed in MFSA legislation able to sit with clients and guide them through the necessary licensing process;
  • Candidates who have already been PQ-ed by the MFSA will be given preference;
  • Impeccable fluency in written and spoken English;
  • A 5-star service mentality, ensuing client satisfaction in every interaction whilst demonstrating a solid business acumen;
  • Strong communication skills, able to engage positively and productively with clients, colleagues and service providers alike;
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Highly organised, efficient and able to manage own workload with minimal supervision;
  • Proficient in the use of all Microsoft applications.
An attractive salary package will be offered to the selected candidate.