Senior Compliance Advisor

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A leading professional services company is looking for a Senior Compliance Advisor to join their team in Malta. In this role you will report to the Head of Risk & Compliance and be part of a team of financial crime compliance specialists engaged in the provision of advisory services to clients. GRS are looking for someone with previous experience in a similar role and extensive knowledge in AML and FIAU procedures. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then GRS look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Senior Compliance Advisor role.
  • Leading and contributing to financial crime compliance advisory projects, including the carrying out of process audits, gap analysis, simulated on-site inspections, the drafting and/or review of policies and procedures, the drafting and/or review of staff manuals, assistance with the drawing up and implementation of remediation plans and providing ongoing technical and operational assistance to MLROs and Compliance Officers.
  • Assisting clients with the drawing up and updating of AML/CFT risk assessments.
  • Carrying out reviews of the adequacy of policies and procedures and their implementation, and the drawing up of reports and remediation plan.
  • Carrying out and contributing to the coordination of regulatory examinations.
  • Participation in both short and long-term projects in which all staff are either seconded to clients or carry out compliance-related duties at the offices of clients. Tasks undertaken could include sanctions screening, the review of suspicious transactions, ongoing transaction monitoring, file reviews, account reviews, file remediation and the carrying out of customer risk assessments.
  • Leading AML/CFT projects and providing support to team members to ensure that all projects are executed in a timely manner.
  • Coaching, mentoring, and guiding other advisors.
  • Delivering AML/CFT training workshops.
  • Providing internal support to the companies forming part of the group of companies.
  • Development and management of systems adopted by the department, ensuring their effectiveness and efficiency.
  • A minimum of 3 years` experience in an AML/CFT role.
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a senior position.
  • A university degree or equivalent qualification in a related area.
  • Previous experience working with a regulatory/supervisory body or advisory firm will be considered an asset.
  • Sound working knowledge of the laws governing the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism in Malta, the FIAU Implementing Procedures, the relevant EU legislation, and the international standards.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word and be ready to learn company-specific software, if required.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards.
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization.
  • Strong commitment to excellence and a keen eye for detail.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work with minimal supervision, be able to prioritize and deliver quality work to meet strict deadlines.
  • Great career development opportunities and client exposure.
  • A flexible approach to work.
  • Private health insurance scheme.
  • Exciting and friendly work environment.
  • Continuous training opportunities.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • Achievement bonus for employees who further their education in relation to their role.
  • An active social committee, organizing various fun and team-building events on a regular basis.
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 Sarah Miceli, quoting the above job reference or call +356 27780664 for further information.


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    2 June 2023
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