Compliance Officer and MLRO

  • Spoton Connections
  • Malta
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full time Compliance Jobs

Job Description

The Compliance Officer/Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) is responsible for providing regulatory support to ensure that the required levels of adherence to current financial services, AML and compliance regulations are consistently met.

  • Carrying out daily, weekly and monthly reviews of company activities to ensure that its staff and the third parties that work for the business are meeting the required standards in respect of Anti Money Laundering and Compliance legislation
  • Provide recommendations for systems and procedure enhancement in regard to countering financial crime risk               
  • Assist in the development and implementation of an effective legal compliance program
  • Create sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them
  • Draft and revise company compliance and internal policies
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses
  • Evaluate business activities (e.g. investments) to assess compliance risk
  • Collaborate with external auditors and HR when needed
  • Set plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation
  • Advise the executives and employees on changes to the laws affecting the company.
  • Address employee concerns or questions on legal compliance
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals
  • Liaising with the regulatory authorities
  • Up-keeping of databases and files in a central registry
  • Helps other team members with any issues they may encounter so as to maintain overall team effectiveness.
  • Keeps supervisor(s) informed about any issues that may arise.


  • Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Banking or Legal
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in AML/compliance
  • ICA Diploma
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, or AML)
  • Familiarity with current industry practices and professional standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Integrity and professional ethics
  • Business acumen
  • Experience in risk management would be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Highly-developed sense of teamwork and cooperation
  • Attention to detail
  • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative