You will be involved in the oversight of all AML & KYC processes to ensure company and regulatory objectives are being achieved.
You will manage the AML team (motivation & performance management and development of staff, including AML training).
You will ensure all client-due diligence (CDD) requirements are met to accept new clients (and counterparties), including assessing client documentation and required risk analysis.
You will ensure all CDD requirements are met throughout the client lifecycle, including performing obligatory periodic or event driven reviews of CDD files and updating the risk analysis reports, if applicable.
You will ensure that the applicable risk level of clients as well as possible PEP status are captured in the systems.
You will assist the client servicing teams with transaction monitoring.
You will monitor completeness of CDD files and actions taken to complete CDD files.
You will be assisting the business in coordinating and implementing regulatory changes.
You will be responsible for the continuous monitoring, implementation & enhancement of the AML/KYC operating procedures while ensuring adherence to applicable internal policies
You will ensure AML management reporting is produced within agreed time schedules; and you will act as a key point of contact for AML queries and escalations from various stakeholders.
You will be supporting senior management in embedding risk management awareness and practices within the business, including participating in the development of risk policies, procedures and operating practices.
You will provide overall support for the first line business functions and coordinating the reaction & responses with key partners including Group Risk Management, Group Compliance, Group Internal Audit and Regulators where required.
You have a minimum of five (5) years AML/KYC related work experience in a Maltese financial services institution.
You have an excellent knowledge of AML / KYC / CDD regulations in Malta and have expertise and understanding of Maltese regulated entities.
You display knowledge of Maltese regulations affecting the financial services sector.
You have demonstrated leadership experience coupled with superior organizational and communication skills.
You are able to work in a team and autonomously, as may be required.