RecruitGibraltar are currently recruiting for a Money Laundering Reporting Officer - Gaming to join a household name in the Online Gaming Sector with an excellent reputation in its field of expertise. They are a forward thinking Company and seek employees who have the same drive and motivation in their chosen career. Their desire to retain their market leading position means that all aspects of their business model are managed with a view to being the best and providing an outstanding working environment for their staff in all their locations.
What will you do as a Money Laundering Reporting Officer?
We expect our MLRO to foster and encourage AML across our Group.Reporting to the Finance Director, the MLRO has overall responsibility for the day to day supervision and oversight of compliance with relevant AML legislation, regulations, rules and industry guidance.
The MLRO manages a dedicated team of AML specialists in Gibraltar and works closely with the Operating Board, AML Committee, Group Compliance Officer and Responsible Gaming Manager.
The role requires a high level of attention to detail, strong decision making and an ability to manage workload effectively and in a timely manner.
Responsible for the supervision, delivery and monitoring of the day to day operation of the AML risk-based procedures;
Ensure compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory obligations and disseminating all AML policies, procedures and risk assessments;
Promote employees awareness of their AML obligations and who the nominated officer and deputy officer are and what theyre there for;
Give employees clear guidance on spotting suspicious activity and reporting it to the MLRO;
Explain clearly the steps the business has taken to make sure employees know where to go for more help or information about the Money Laundering Regulations;
Review, assess and provide approval for establishing the business relationship with a PEP;
Monitoring compliance of AML processes;
Log and evaluate internal SARs and decide whether to continue or, terminate the relationship or report to the NCA/GFIU;
Make external reports to law enforcement as necessary, giving reasons for the suspicion and background information;
When necessary request consent from the NCA/GFIU to ensure that no transactions are continued illegally;
Record decisions made with reasoning why action or no action was taken in relation to any suspicious activities or transactions;
Act as the main point of contact with all relevant authorities, dealing with both formal and informal requests for additional information (including NCA/GFIU, UKGC, Police, financial institutions, insolvency agencies and other legal parties);
Act autonomously, if necessary without reference to or influence from management;
Responsible for staff training programme and ensuring there is an employee training log;
Conduct risk assessments on the companys compliance systems;
Undertake regular random analysis of transactions including assessment of documentary evidence held on our members;
Assess new product risks against current AML policies and procedures;
Review of all external SARs and DPAs for trends associated;
Compile an annual report covering the operation and effectiveness of the policies and procedures (including new policy developments) to combat money laundering, this report will be presented to the group board.
What do you know that makes you a great Money Laundering Reporting Officer?
5+ years in a similar position in online gaming, preferably a Gambling Commission PML holder
Experience in developing and maintaining an AML programme and culture
Good planning, organisation and analytical skills
Ability to work independently in the day to day role but collaboratively if needed
Commercially savvy, with an understanding of the needs of the business
Able to communicate effectively across levels both internal and external stakeholders
Innovation hungry and always looking at improving efficiency
Cares about quality and details, but focuses on delivery
Problem solving mentality
Salary based on experience with bonus & an excellent relocation and benefits package.