Senior MLRO

  • Spoton Connections
  • Malta
  • Jan 06, 2021
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Job Description

The AML team partners with the business to make decisions and deliver a service that protects and enhances the reputation of the company, whilst at the same time manages risk in respect of financial crime, including money laundering (AML), terrorist funding (CTF) and bribery and corruption (BC). Our work requires vigilance, understanding and empathy. The AML team is responsible for ensuring that the business has the requisite knowledge, controls and processes to comply with all relevant AML and CTF regulations.

Purpose of the role:

The role involves managing the AML function globally communicating at all levels internally and externally, and liaising with AML regulators, law enforcement and other stakeholders wherever the business operates ensuring that statutory and regulatory requirements are met. The role involves being the company’s ‘Nominated Officer’, appointment as the Money-Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and the holding of appropriate personal licences. In addition, the role has responsibility for managing the investigation of unusual and suspicious betting activity and reporting where appropriate.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct responsibility of AML and MLRO functions
  • Development and implementation of the AML strategy and AML, CTF and B&C, Verification and Payments policies, procedures, systems and technologies
  • Ensuring all staff receive appropriate training and guidance in relation to AML
  • Develop and implement robust, effective and efficient audit procedures in respect of all AML related areas including electronic verification, CDD, ECDD and ongoing monitoring
  • Represent the company at selected conferences and on projects involving external parties for AML (including representations to regulators, law enforcement etc)
  • Manage timely and accurate reporting for all aspects of the AML functions
  • This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.

Essential criteria:

  • UK gambling industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory frameworks and risk mitigation strategies
  • Exceptional organisation and prioritisation skills with proven ability to create strategic plans
  • A proven track record in stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail & accuracy, particularly in external communications

Desirable:

  • PML licence holder (UK) or key function certificate holder (Malta)
  • Professional qualifications such as the ICA Diploma in AML
  • Project management and business process improvement experience
  • Experience of the intelligence cycle or of investigating financial crime

We offer:

  • A competitive salary and bonus package
  • Option to work remotely
  • 25 days annual leave