Job Details

MLRO - Malta
Job ID: 7280
Job Type:

Any Region

Job description: MLRO
Purpose of the role:
The role involves managing the AML function globally communicating at all levels internally and externally, and liaising with AML regulators, law enforcement and other stakeholders wherever the business operates ensuring that statutory and regulatory requirements are met. The role involves being the company’s “Nominated Officer” and appointment as the Money-Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). In addition, the role has responsibility for managing the investigation of unusual and suspicious betting activity and reporting where appropriate. The MLRO is responsible for the oversight of the functions and requires an excellent knowledge of money laundering/terrorist financing and the potential threats to a company and will require high attention to detail and strong communications skills. The role additionally includes responsibility for the company’s anti-bribery and corruption policy, monitoring and reporting. The MLRO is also responsible for the Verification and Payment programme, including customer requirements, affiliates and third-party due diligence.
  • Direct responsibility of AML and MLRO functions
  • Development and implementation of the AML strategy and AML, CTF and B&C, Verification and Payments policies, procedures, systems and technologies
  • Ensuring all staff receive appropriate training and guidance in relation to AML
  • Develop and implement robust, effective and efficient audit procedures in respect of all AML related areas including electronic verification, CDD, ECDD and ongoing monitoring
  • Represent the company at selected conferences and on projects involving external parties for AML (including representations to regulators, law enforcement etc)
  • Manage timely and accurate reporting for all aspects of the AML functions
  • This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.
Essential criteria:
  • Minimum of 5 years of prior experience in gambling, payments or financial services industry
  • Exceptional organisation and prioritisation skills with proven ability to create strategic plans
  • A proven track record in stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory frameworks and risk mitigation strategies
  • Leadership qualities, including acting a role model and mentoring colleagues
  • Exceptional attention to detail & accuracy, particularly in external communications
  • Professional qualifications such as the ICA Diploma in AML
  • Project management and business process improvement experience
  • Experience of the intelligence cycle or of investigating financial crime