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Legal and Compliance Officer

Job Title: Legal and Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 4751
Contact Name: Clara Garroni
Job Published: February 07, 2019 13:23

Job Description

A leading financial institution are looking to recruit a Legal and Compliance Officer to join their Legal and Compliance Unit. This Unit deals with both the Prevention of Financial Crimes as well as Regulatory Compliance. 


  • Identifying, documenting and assessing the compliance risk associated with the Bank's operational activities including the development of new products and business practices;
  • Supporting with compliance related activities;
  • Carrying out a diversified number of activities and tasks in relation to AML/CFT including monitoring of transactions for suspicious activities and drafting reports in relation to such transactions and guiding staff on AML and CFT matters;
  • Carrying out preliminary impact analysis on specific legislation, implementing new legislation and reporting of FATCA/CRS 


  • Be self motivated with an ability to work on own initiative and have ability to multitask;
  • Have a Degree at a tertiary level of education in financial services, accountancy, law, criminology or compliance;
  • Having a Certificate/Diploma in AML/CFT, fraud detection and prevention, Fundamentals of Banking Legislation or Compliance will be considered an asset
  • Have experience in a similar/related role is critical;
  • Be proficient in both Maltese and English.

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