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AML& KYC Officer

Job Title: AML& KYC Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gzira, Malta
Salary: €28,000 - €30,000
Reference: 5674
Contact Name: Tijana Tufek
Job Published: September 19, 2019 07:37

Job Description

A global sports and entertainment company providing a blockchain-backed solutions is seeking to employ an AML& KYC Officer. Their diverse and extraordinary team - that spans 20+ nationalities - are the driving force behind our success with creative thinking at the heart of anything and everything we do.

Reporting to the Customer Operations Manager the AML & KYC Officer will be responsible for the due diligence upon new clients according to established policies and procedures, the distribution and prioritisation of tasks, co-ordinating Enhanced Due Diligence processes and assist with team administration. The AML & KYC Officer will also review client’s transactions to detect, investigate and report either proposed or completed suspicious transactions.

Job duties include:

  • Performing the due diligence on new clients, requesting KYC information, documentation, review and verification of received documentation and making an analytical risk assessment for new clients;
  • Maintain quality control for customer due diligence documentation (such as passports, IDs, bank statements, etc.);
  • Assess whether additional KYC documents are required and follow up the process;
  • Assess document inconsistencies with client data provided;
  • Reviewing enhanced due diligence documents received;
  • Develop, implement and document processes and procedures around KYC verification;
  • Develop knowledge base on fraudulent documents;
  • Periodically evaluation existing clients according to established policies and procedures;
  • Investigate high risk clients and reporting where necessary, including Politically Exposed Persons, and obtaining all necessary documentation to complete the client file and approve the client’s acceptance;
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with relevant internal and external parties to obtain KYC documents;
  • Support other departments (compliance, payments, customer service) to ensure effective monitoring of anti-fraud and anti-money laundering activities throughout the company and solve queries about suspected fraudulent and money laundering operations;
  • Specific projects which may arise from time to time.


Skills and Qualifications required:

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a similar position (carrying out AML, user verification and KYC processes);
  • Good understanding of AML and CTF framework;
  • Strong research and analytical skills;
  • Must have good planning and time management/prioritization skills;
  • Experience with processing data and interpreting information (e.g. from databases or reports);
  • A keen eye-for-detail and interest in fraud prevention;
  • Excellent communication skills, able to articulate issues clearly and concisely;
  • A professional with a can-do attitude, ready to learn while work autonomously;
  • Previous experience with AML monitoring and screening is an advantage;
  • Previous experience in antifraud operations of a large international online business will be considered an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and written. A level of proficiency in another language (Italian, Spanish, French, Chinese) would be desirable.




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