Compliance Specialist

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A global financial institution, which is fully regulated by the MFSA is looking for a Compliance Specialist to join their team in Malta. You will report to the MLRO and will assist in the on-going monitoring and oversight of the Bank and Group entities ensuring that policies are appropriately maintained and implemented accordingly. The ideal candidate will ideally have attained a degree in Finance, Banking, Compliance, or related discipline and have at least 3 years’ relevant experience. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, then GRS look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Compliance Specialist role.
  • Provide management with AML/CTF static data and statistics
  • Monitor for exceptions in AML/CTF related static data
  • Monitor sanctions updates and developments and help ensure the bank is compliant
  • Maintain a good relationship with regulators and authorities and responding to queries from Financial Institutions, Regulators and other prevalent Authorities
  • Ongoing learning and adherence of departmental policies and procedures in conjunction with AML/CTF proficiency
  • Transaction Monitoring and Payment Filtering and assistance with the calibration of the systems used
  • Vet invoices or other transaction supporting documentation
  • Assist the MLRO with investigations
  • External fraud investigation and reporting
  • Liaise with business units to facilitate alignment of business and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in the reporting to management on regulatory compliance information/data
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the Annual Compliance Plan
  • Review and maintenance of key compliance policies, ensuring scope and application is clear
  • Monitor events listed in the REM and follow-up on overdue actions or those due for completion
  • Assist with the facilitation and management of the subsidiaries oversight process, including AML/CFT and sanctions
  • Creation and maintenance of the regulatory compliance registers
  • Daily distribution of regulatory updates
  • Reporting of operational incidents
  • Have a First Degree in Finance, Banking, Compliance, or related discipline (not mandatory)
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, to members of the Group at all levels
  • Have a proven ability to learn and to adapt to a changing environment
  • Detailed-oriented, proactive, self-motivated, and self-driven
  • An excellent team player, with strong integrity and professional ethics
  • A critical thinker, problem solver with strong time management and organizational skills
  • Familiar with industry practices and professional standards
  • Fluent in English, other languages would be considered an additional asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite ​
  • Study support scheme for continuous development
  • Subsidised loans
  • Subsidised mortgage scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Fitness allowance
  • Childcare allowance
  • Pension
  • Health & Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
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, quoting the above job reference or call +356 27780664 for further information.



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    2 January 2023
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