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Compliance Officer (Banking)

Compliance Officer (Banking)

An international bank in Malta is seeking to recruit a Compliance Officer. The successful candidate will lead the Compliance Function and report to Board level.

The principal duties of the role include:

  • Acting as main point of contact with relevant supervisory authorities (i.e. MFSA, Central Bank and EU bodies)
  • Working with the Chief Risk Officer to enhance the compliance culture within the bank.
  • Implementation of compliance plans to ensure that the bank meets all regulatory deadlines in full and on a timely basis;
  • Horizon scanning so as to understand the risks and opportunities arising from upcoming regulatory developments;
  • Reviewing and/or drafting of policies and procedures in line with applicable regulations;
  • Providing assistance and support to the business lines on regulatory matters; 
  • Assistance with the preparation of regular compliance reports. 

Requirements

  • Candidates must either be approved by the MFSA for a similar role and/or have the required experience to succeed in obtaining approval for this role;
  • Candidates should have extensive regulatory compliance experience including recent exposure to the banking or investment services sectors;
  • Excellent intellect and a track record that testifies to superior problem-solving ability;
  • Strong analytical/research skills – capacity to undertake complex work on own initiative;
  • Outstanding English language skills both written and verbal;
  • Demonstrable team skills;
  • Relevant qualifications in the field of banking, finance or compliance are regarded positively;
  • Experience within custody banking services is also a plus