Compliance Officer

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  • Location

    Malta

  • Reference

    LJJP 11779

  • Salary

    Up to €35,000

    Up to €35K

  • Type

    Permanent

The Role

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Our Client is rapidly expanding in Malta and is currently looking for an enthusiastic and hands-on Compliance Officer. You are the onsite person responsible for compliance with the applicable regulatory requirements. You will be the sparing partner for the local management and the Account Managers regarding client due diligence processes.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Advising in the process of client acceptance and client file reviews, ensuring accuracy and completeness of the client files;
  • Developing, initiating, maintaining, revising and monitoring policies and procedures in accordance with all local regulatory requirements (such as AML, Trust regulations, CRS and others);
  • Providing assistance with Account Managers in regards to compliance issues during the client’s life cycle (client acceptance due diligence, transaction monitoring, periodic reviews, and exit).
  • Liaising with colleagues on various compliance related topics, in particular, related to the relevant legislative requirements such as the implementation of the 4th/5th MLD, FATCA and CRS;
  • Taking part in specific local project groups and supporting the global Compliance Department on strategic projects;
  • Performing periodic compliance risk reports to our internal and external stakeholders.
  • Designing and roll-out of internal compliance trainings and preparing the training materials.
  • Participating in Client Acceptance Meetings, Internal Compliance Meetings, and Business Compliance Meetings.
  • Acting as approved compliance officer and MLRO for the licensed entities of TM Malta and acting as liaison with the MFSA on all regulatory and compliance matters.

Although based in Malta, you will be part of our global Compliance team and will work closely together with our global Risk and Compliance community, maintaining high international standards of business integrity.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will support the compliance team with a professional, hands-on work mentality, who is curious and has excellent communication skills in English (verbal and in writing). Furthermore, work experience in the financial services sector is deemed an advantage.

You will also have the following:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant study (e.g. Law, Economics, Criminology);
  • 3+ years experience in a similar compliance based role, ideally within the financial services industry;
  • Extensive compliance knowledge in AML related issues, with emphasis on FATCA and CRS;
  • Knowledge of the relevant EU Directives and related local legislation that govern
    financial and ancillary services;
  • A very good understanding of risk management or eagerness to learn;
  • Affinity with integrity, culture and governance requirements.

The Company

A privately owned corporate services provider where entrepreneurial spirit and fun are two of the core values., offering management, administrative and corporate services for a highly dynamic, fast-paced and international working environment. Functioning through offices in 11 jurisdictions to a variety of interesting corporate, institutional and private clients.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • International career opportunities
  • Personal growth through intensive training & coaching

The Location

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. It is an independent member state of the European Union and home to a little less than half a million people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Euros.

Malta is extremely popular for relocations, boasting as it does low domestic tax rates, Schengen Area membership, a rich history, a vibrant and active social scene, and the highest average number of days of sunshine per year in Europe.

Malta
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