RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is an expanding local banking institution who has a great opportunity for a Compliance Specialist / Deputy MLRO to join this high performance team based in Gibraltar. The company is progressive and ambitious, has a policy of promoting from within and has a dedication to professional training and progression.
What is the plan for the Compliance Specialist / Deputy MLRO role?
The overall purpose of the position of Compliance Specialist / Deputy MLRO is to oversee the Company’s legal and compliance functions, especially in AML/CFT area, to maximize efficiency and effectiveness, and provide a consistent approach to legal and compliance matters, including providing legal advice and guidance, documentation preparation, keeping company’s activities in strict compliance with legislation, supporting AML/CFT processes, representing the company towards third parties whenever the compliance expertise is required.
What will you do as a Compliance Specialist / Deputy MLRO ?
providing advice and guidance on all key initiatives and projects in order to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and secure interests of the Company;
Performing the Deputy MLRO function and ensuring adequacy of the anti-money laundering policies and procedures, and their application throughout the on-boarding process;
preparing letters, applications, motions, resolutions, agreements, policies, procedures and other required documents, e.g. with respect to AML/CFT authorities, administration proceedings, clients’ complaints, corporate governance;
proposing appropriate changes in internal regulations in order to secure compliance with any new legislation;
performing compliance tests and controls;
assessing the compliance impact of significant business process changes, new or significantly modified offerings, and non-standard business events to ensure they incorporate processes to facilitate compliance with applicable laws and regulations;
working with businesses to help ensure products or processes do not negatively impact the Company’s compliance and ethics status;
preparing, drafting and performing internal training on various compliance and AML/CFT aspects if required;
continuously developing compliance and AML/CFT knowledge applicable to financial industry and fintech.
What do you know that makes you a great Compliance Specialist / Deputy MLRO?
Solid previous experience in similar position in financial institution
Ideally good knowledge about Gibraltar laws, including AML/CFT regulations
Salary based on experience with bonus & benefits package.