Head of Compliance and MLRO – Job. 4808



An excellent opportunity has arisen to join an established company within the financial services sector as a Head of Compliance and MLRO.


Our client is an established international company within the financial services industry.


  • Creating, upgrading and implementing policies and procedures to promote compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Preparing a compliance register and executing a compliance programme
  • Identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk as well as actively developing solutions
  • Monitoring onboarding and account maintenance of lending, deposits and current account clients’ processes to ensure compliance with the company’s policies and procedures
  • Acting as Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Officer
  • Managing STRs, submissions and correspondence to regulators and implementing anti-money laundering procedures for the company
  • Monitoring and assisting in internal and external audits and investigations
  • Representing the company in external committees/seminars and/or meetings as may be required by the role and by senior management
  • Potentially, managing any junior staff engaged to form part of the Compliance Unit
  • Being involved in other committees as applicable and assisting the Senior Management in taking proper and timely decisions
  • Perform any additional task related to the post


  • Applicants must hold a degree in either Law, Banking and Finance
  • Experience in financial services regulations and compliance matters is a must
  • The chosen candidate must hold great expertise in AML related regulations
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Fluency in English and Maltese
  • Candidates must be PQ’d by the MFSA


An attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate.

Your Consultant

Francesca Buhagiar
Recruitment Consultant

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