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Compliance Officer & MLRO

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A fully regulated & licenced Forex Company is looking for an experienced Compliance Officer & MLRO to join their team in Malta. You will be required to develop and implement an appropriate compliance strategy, together with developing an appropriate client on-boarding/KYC policies, procedures and system. The ideal person will be MFSA PQd for Compliance and have an understanding of MiFID II and CFD regulations. If you feel you are looking to join a leading firm which offers excellent career prospects, then we look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Compliance Officer & MLRO role.
  • Ensure compliance with MFSA regulations at all times
  • Ensure compliance with Data Protection Act and associated EU directives
  • Maintain effective relationships with the MFSA and other governmental bodies/agencies, handle any request or inquiry in an open and cooperative manner
  • Identifying key regulatory, conduct and operational risks and implementing mitigants.
  • Develop and implement and appropriate compliance strategy
  • Develop appropriate client on-boarding/KYC policies, procedures and systems
  • Advise, assist, monitor and assess compliance with non-financial regulatory obligations
  • Monitor and assess the effectiveness of systems and controls, in line with regulatory requirements and ‘best practice’
  • Identify and implement plans for the remediation of weaknesses and deficiencies
  • Governance Structure, ensuring that governance and Management responsibilities are clearly identified and updated accordingly
  • Provide regulatory advice across the different business lines
  • Ensure compliance responsibilities are taken seriously, and a compliant culture is embedded within all levels of the business
  • Ultimate responsibility for ensuring complaint handling procedure are compliant with regulatory requirements
  • Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance Issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved
  • Prevention of regulatory fines and penalties
  • Provide regulatory advice covering the operations of the firm and pragmatic advice to the business related to AML requirements
  • Advise senior management team and all employees where necessary of emerging compliance issues, implementation and operation of compliance programs
  • Give full support and guidance to line managers on all MFSA matters
  • Responsible for developing and implementing a risk-based compliance monitoring programme, identifying, assessing, monitoring and reporting all material compliance and AML/CTF risks
  • Responsible for the development and implementation compliance and AML/CTF policies and procedures, ensuring regulatory and legislative requirements are met
  • Filing of appropriate compliance reports with MFSA and other regulatory bodies by due dates
  • Preparation of management reports regarding compliance operations for senior management and the board e.g., annual MLRO Report
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of employee training on compliance matters, including internal policies and procedures, the application of standards and guidelines, and relevant laws and regulatory requirements, promoting and enhancing a strong compliance culture
  • Preferably the candidates previously MFSA approved personnel questionnaire (PQ)
  • Mifid2 and MFSA rules knowledge and experience
  • CFD business experience
  • This role will be in Malta and the ideal candidate would be resident in Malta
  • Competitive salary
  • Fully regulated & licensed firm
  • Excellent career opportunity
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Laura Constantinou, laura@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.
Job Summary
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    26 January 2022
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  • 2734
  • laura@grsrecruitment.com