Financial Crime Compliance Officer

Duties and responsibilities

  • Replying to enquiries from external authorities and other investigative agencies
  • Undertaking projects in connection with investigative capabilities
  • Conducting initial assessments on internal escalations and from departmental mailboxes
  • Investigating indicators and allegations of fraud, Money Laundering/Financing Terrorism (ML/FT), bribery and other financial crimes in respect of clients or prospective clients using internal data systems and external data sources
  • Assisting with the revision of policies and procedures for the compliance function, and the implementation of the Bank’s Compliance remediation plan
  • Preparing information for inclusion in management reports and making recommendations to the MLRO or its designate on potential external Suspicious Activity Reports
  • Supporting training and awareness workshops undertaken by the department and performing administrative tasks

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • First Degree in Finance, Banking, Compliance or equivalent technical knowledge of applicable regulations, standards, and practices
  • Certification in Compliance, Financial Crime or AML and/or previous work experience in a risk management position will be considered an asset
  • Effective verbal and written communication both in Maltese and English languages
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to analyse and escalate identified risks to management and exercise sound judgement with integrity and impartiality


We strive to ensure a streamlined account opening process, via a structured and clear set of requirements and personalised assistance during the initial communication stages. If you are interested in opening a corporate account with MeDirect, please complete an Account Opening Information Questionnaire and send it to

For a comprehensive list of documentation required to open a corporate account please contact us by email at or by phone on (+356) 2557 4444.