Main Duties:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Banks services, products and risk appetite;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Bank Policies, Procedures and processes;
  • Knowledge and understanding of various Bank systems and tools;
  • Knowledge and understanding of various legal entities or arrangements and therefore able to comprehend corporate structures and identify the beneficial owner;
  • Perform background checks and searches;
  • Reviewing and understanding of different business activities to analyze if information provided or available is in line and commensurate to such nature of business;
  • Carrying out various risk assessments;
  • Reviewing, understanding and checking of due diligence documentation provided or available;
  • Understanding of risk methodologies applied;
  • Conducting gap analysis;
  • Compiling, organizing and preparing information and data for reporting or statistical purposes;
  • Receiving and preparing information and reports for competent authorities;
  • Ensuring that data, information and/or documentation being provided is accurate and submitted in a timely manner;
  • Liaising with other team members and ensuring that tasks are completed in a timely manner;
  • Adherence to deadlines imposed;
  • Review of Anti-Money-Laundering & Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) related alerts generated from the Banks systems;
  • Perform research taking into account various AML/CFT risk factors and indicators to determine if the alert requires escalation;
  • Undertake prompt closure of alerts not deemed as unusual or suspicious;
  • Accurately document rationale for alert closure or escalation as appropriate;
  • Determine if additional enquiries are required and follow up until finalized;
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with colleagues;
  • Contribute to team’s effort by meeting KPI’s;
  • Maintain a good understanding of the Bank’s policies and procedures, as well as laws and regulations related to AML/CFT;
  • Manage specific projects which may rise from time to time and work on other tasks as requested.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • University Degree level – Preferably in Criminology, Banking and Finance or relating specifically to AML/CFT Compliance;
  • A Certificate or Diploma in/or related to AML/CFT is considered as a strong asset;
  • Knowledge of AML/CFT obligations, laws, regulations and directives;
  • Knowledge of the FIAU Implementing Procedures;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of AML/CFT related regulatory reporting requirements;
  • Understanding of banking and investment services, banking products , including comprehension of wealth management, securities, legal entities or arrangements and corporate structures;
  • Minimum 2 years practical experience in an AML/CFT Compliance, Transaction Monitoring, Banking, Audit or other Regulatory role;
  • ECDL certification;
  • Analytical, well-informed and creative approach to problem-solving;
  • Ability to work independently and to the highest level of accuracy and accountability;
  • Ability to execute due judgment in considering and assessing information;
  • Ability to work well with others and be a team-player;
  • Excellent command of English, both oral and written is a must.

Extensive training will be provided.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.
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