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Legal & Compliance Officer

Legal & Compliance Officer

Job Title: Legal & Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 2958
Contact Name: Stefania Camilleri
Job Published: September 29, 2017 15:10

Job Description

A financial services company is looking for a legal and compliance profile to be responsible for AML monitoring and sanctions screening for all EU activity across their client’s business. The chosen candidate will also provide legal advice while being responsible for the compliance to all MFSA regulatory requirements.


  • Ensure compliance across the business
  • Monitor clients on-boarding
  • Review and draft contracts, notification letters, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements
  • Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations and advise management accordingly
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the department for executive management meetings
  • Provide an interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff
  • Review and provide legal training

The ideal candidate:

  • Legal degree
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Good understanding of the banking and financial service industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of key regulatory bodies including MFSA and FIAU
  • Good knowledge of MFSA rules and guidance in relation to Financial Services companies