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Compliance Executive

A well established advisory firm is seeking to employ a Compliance Executive who shall act as a central point of contact for all information on compliance-related issues (e.g. breach of regulation, non-respect of procedures, conflict of interest).

Job duties include:

  • Assist in the periodic updating of the Business Risk Assessment to support a risk-based approach to the prevention of money laundering/terrorist financing
  • Maintain and update the firm’s compliance program monitoring programme
  • Oversee the maintenance of CDD/KYC/AML/CTF process including the scheduling of reviews, coordinate the review the client files and prepare the Client Risk Assessments
  • Handle all AML reporting requirements to the FIAU
  • Periodically audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses, and create sound internal controls to monitor adherence to same
  • Coordinate support in the delivery of awareness and training of employees with reference to AML/CFT policies and procedures
  • Review all legislative, regulatory and corporate governance developments or changes that might affect the company and its operations on ongoing basis and where applicable, disseminate this information within the advisory team
  • Liaise with external regulators on compliance related matters and ensure all compliance reports are submitted promptly and accurately to them
  • Maintain the compliance files
  • Act as the company’s focal point in relation to the submissions and correspondence with MFSA
Skills and Qualifications required:
  • A Financial/legal university degree or equivalent qualification
  • Applicants need to have at least 3 years’ AML / KYC - related experience in a financial services entity (preferably a corporate services entity) and would need to be well versed with the internal and external obligations and reporting requirements pertaining to the compliance function
  • Applicants would also need to be proficient in communicating in English & Maltese