HEAD OF COMPLIANCE
Our client is looking for an experienced Head of Compliance for their Malta operations.
The Head of Compliance will be leading the Compliance team and reporting directly to the Board, Risk Committee and the Chief Executive Officer.
The Head of Compliance shall be responsible for the following tasks:
Ensure that the Company is at all time operating within the terms of its license conditions and other applicable laws, directives and regulations, as well as in terms of its policies and procedures.
Implementing and monitoring the Compliance Function by working closely with other Units
Reporting on a regular basis to the Board of Directors, applicable Board Committee and CEO on the progress of implementation, and assisting these components in establishing methods to improve efficiency and quality of services, and to reduce the vulnerability to fraud and abuse
Conduct and manage compliance monitoring and review of the various Units
Developing, coordinating and participating in a multifaceted educational and training programs
Ensuring that independent contractors/outsourced entities are aware of the requirements of the Compliance Program with respect to regulatory obligations
Coordinating internal compliance reviews and monitoring activities, including periodic reviews
Responding to investigations and queries as the principal point of contact for all competent authorities
Independently investigating and acting on matters related to compliance, including the flexibility to design and coordinate internal investigations and any resulting corrective actions with all departments, providers and, if appropriate, outsourced contractors/entities.
To draft and design relevant policies and procedures;
To be engaged and assist with the applicable Business Risk Assessment
To compile and file the Suspicious Transaction Report, as and when the situation arises
To liaise with MFSA and other regulatory authorities where required.
a) Pro-active person with a can-do and decisive approach.
b) Ability to take ownership of tasks on an individual and team basis, as applicable.
c) Good team player who leads with motivation whilst maintaining a satisfactorily level of accuracy and quality in fast-paced environment.
d) Ability to establish effective relationships, both in the immediate team and wider business.
e) Be computer literate and experienced in the use of MS Office.
f) Excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to deal efficiently with different internal departments and external counterparts.
g) Fluent in written and spoken English.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate should be in possession of a higher degree from a recognised educational body in Law and/or Finance/Banking.
The desirable applicant should have been working in a similar management role within a licensed payments environment (with the EU/EEA) for at least the past five (5) consecutive years.
The following professional and personal attributes shall be considered an asset:
Already in possession of a valid PQ with MFSA;
Work experience in the payment services sector, including e-wallet services;
Confident, motivated and self-sufficient;
Flexible and comfortable with a broad variety of duties;
Genuine and loyal person;
Proactive, emotionally intelligent individual with great people skills and keen eye for detail;
Analytical and good time management skills and the ability to work independently; and
Strong values combined with a readiness to challenge convention
Betting Connections was founded at the beginning of 2010 as a response to an identified demand in the market for a true recruitment consultancy within the iGaming industry.
With dedicated recruitment specialist teams for IT, Multilingual and Gaming Specialists; we pride ourselves on our ability to fully understand the needs of both our clients and candidates, building long term relationships that are mutually beneficial to all. We achieve this by investing the time to get to know candidates and clients on a personal level, and by drawing on our extensive knowledge of both the iGaming and recruitment industries. This highly tailored approach to recruitment ensures that we know exactly what individuals are looking for and allows us to match the correct profile to the correct role, helping employers to grow their companies and individuals to develop their careers.
We operate throughout Europe and all of the major iGaming hubs across the globe, providing support for the industry’s leading operators and suppliers. We are 100% committed to making that perfect match between employers and job seekers across all functions within the industry, ranging from entry level to senior level positions.