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Compliance Officer

Job Title: Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 4265
Contact Name: Tijana Tufek
Job Published: October 01, 2018 14:14

Job Description

A fully licensed brand which specializes in trustees and has been established for over 25 years in London, Canada, Bermuda and the Caribbean are currently looking for a Compliance Administrator to join their firm. This is also an excellent opportunity for candidates seeking employment on reduced or flexible hours.

Job Description

  • Day-to-day management of the compliance program in line with legislation and regulations.
  • Attendance and minute taking of the Risk Management Committee Meetings including preparation of meeting packs, agenda and minutes with the assistance of the Compliance Assistant.
  • Keep abreast of all relevant laws and regulations and their development including all compliance matters and discussing such with in-house or external counsel as required. 
  • Monitor and coordinate compliance activities and remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and identify trends.  Report such trends to the Compliance Officer in the regular compliance reports.
  • Review and oversee or maintain all necessary registers including but not limited to Complaints, SAR/STRs, PEPs, Gifts, Rejected Business, Closed Business, Training etc
  • (liaising closely with the AMLRO particularly in relation to SAR/STRs)
  • Manage on-boarding procedures 
  • Develop, initiate, maintain, revise, uphold and monitor policies and procedures in accordance with AML-ATF, CSP and Trust regulations 
  • Assist with the management and development of compliance systems
  • Manage other staff members of the compliance team, which, at the time this document was drafted, consists of one
  • Compliance Administrator
  • Such other duties as may from time to time be required by the Employer

Experience and Qualifications

  • A minimum of a relevant degree level education and/or a professional qualification together with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience  
  • Strong compliance experience and preferably a relevant compliance qualification - Sound knowledge of AML-ATF legislation and compliance procedures
  • Experience with Malta’s (and/or other common law jurisdictions) legislation covering compliance, corporate, tax and trust   
  • Versatile and flexible attitude with the ability to communicate well with all levels of management and staff 
  • Well organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills with ability to learn new systems quickly and particularly competent in the use of Microsoft office products 
  • Excellent command of English both written and spoken