Head of Compliance & MLRO (ref 6193)

  • Full-time
  • 21-30 vagas
  • Expira em 27 dias
  • competitive
  • Full-time
  • 21-30 vagas
  • Expira em 27 dias
  • competitive
  • Malta
  • Outros Serviços, Direito / Juridico

SpotOn Connections

SpotOn Connections Recruitment Solutions was created to focus on the Finance, Legal, Technical, and Multilingual sectors in Europe, delivering a premium recruitment service to all our clients and candidates alike. Due to popular demand for our consultancy, we have now branched into other industries. Our consultants come from a recruitment background, specialising in specific industries and services, thus allowing us a better understanding of our clients' needs. We provide a no risk service to our clients and an individually tailored service to suit our candidates.

O que procura nos candidatos



Our client is a vibrant and international company that delivers high quality, tailored solutions to a wide portfolio of financial institutions, corporations and individuals.  

You will be working in a continuously changing international environment with an informal culture, which promotes a healthy balance between hard work and good fun.


The definition of ‘compliance’ for our client covers much more than rules. Their compliance agenda is not solely driven by regulations; they take time and effort to ensure that their processes are fit for purpose in order to understand and manage their risks. They focus on 'soft controls' instead of checklists and strongly encourage their employees to think for themselves. As every client is different, they look for a balanced approach rather than relying on rigid procedures and checklists.





Master’s degree in a relevant study (e.g. Law, Economics, Criminology) supplemented with a compliance degree

Minimum of 5 years of compliance experience in the financial services industry

Familiar with compliance systems and processes

Experience with compliance issues relating to regulatory and governance requirements and curiosity about regulatory developments

Understanding of risk management

Affinity with integrity, culture and governance requirements

Strong organizational and effective communication skills

A professional and hands-on work mentality

Proven team spirit

Proven coaching skills

Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

Self-starting mentality, taking initiatives

Excellent communication skills in English (both orally and in writing)



You will receive a competitive salary, holiday allowance, private health insurance, and international career opportunities in theother offices

Academy with soft skills, knowledge and leadership development trainings.

Regular social events with your colleagues

Annual ski trip

Interaction with more than 30 international colleagues in Malta and more than 200 colleagues worldwide

Daily fresh fruit and weekly team lunches


Que funções irão desempenhar


Provide ad- hoc advice and guidance to the finance and legal teams on the full range of compliance topics, including AML, sanctions, privacy, conflicts of interest, outsourcing, licensing etc. in accordance with the relevant regulations

Provide support to the finance and legal teams and compliance officers as well in the process of client acceptance and client file reviews, ensuring accuracy and completeness of the client files

Assisting the legal and finance teams with compliance issues during the client’s life cycle (client acceptance due diligence, transaction monitoring, periodic reviews, and exit)

Provide training and support to the business and compliance officers to continuously enhance awareness and understanding of compliance risks and regulations

Establish and implement effective and pragmatic processes and procedures to mitigate compliance risks

Guide and oversee the business in their executions of key risk management processes, as it relates to compliance risks

Continuously liaise with management board to ensure appropriate action is taken to address identified issues

Be the owner of a number of group compliance policies and contribute actively to the development and maintenance of the related control framework

Prepare compliance risk reports for the management board and senior management

Taking part in various projects and working groups and work together with compliance officers of the wider compliance team in other jurisdictions where our clients operates

Act as coach for other compliance officers and take a lead role in further development of the Malta compliance team

Participate in Client Acceptance Meetings, Internal Compliance Meetings, Business Compliance Meetings and Compliance Management Meetings

Implement and manage an effective Compliance Monitoring Programme.

Advise management on the company’s compliance with laws and regulations through detailed reports.

Regularly audit company procedures, practices, and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risks.

Act as approved compliance officer and MLRO for the licensed entities of TM Malta and act as liaison with the MFSA on all regulatory and compliance matters.

Quais os benefícios oferecidos

to be discussed

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