Financial Crime Compliance Officer

The selected candidate will form part of the Financial Crime Compliance team and will work together with the team to enhance the efficiency of the department and the internal control framework.

Malta * Full-time

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

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