We are looking for motivated individuals to join the firm’s AML department on a full-time basis. The individual should have a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Law, Economics, Management or Accountancy and a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role. The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of AML/CFT Laws and Regulations governing the EU and Malta.

TITLE:Senior AML Officer
REPORT:Manager
HOURS OF WORK:40 hours per week
DURATION:Indefinite contract of employment subject to an initial probation period
STANDARD OFFICE HOURS:Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 05:15 pm.  For 10 weeks in summer Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 04:00 pm

Role Purpose

To undertake AML processes such as Client Due Diligence (CDD), Risk Assessments, Monitoring and Reporting. This role requires risk-based analysis skills and great decision-making capabilities, proactive collaboration to improve the client on-boarding and other internal processes in line with the regulatory requirements. You will be responsible for the supervision of the client on-boarding process, conducting periodic reviews and assisting AML Executive and MLRO with other AML/Compliance activities as required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the AML Executive on the day to day operational and strategical matters
  • Contribute to the development and growth of the AML department
  • Assist the AML Executive, MLRO and Compliance officer with the compliance annual reporting
  • Managing Junior officers and trainees’ tasks and performance.
  • Assist with AML initiatives and projects 
  • Supervise and take ownership of the client on-boarding and ongoing monitoring process.
  • Provide general advice on operational matters
  • Liaise with local authorities and stakeholders on AML issues
  • Investigate internal reports of unusual activity from other units within the firm
  • Represent the AML department in meetings and conferences
  • Assist the AML Executive with the preparation and delivery of AML training to staff members
  • Keep updated with all current and forthcoming Laws and Regulations as well as the latest typologies and new methods in combatting ML & TF

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Law, Economics, Management or Accountancy 
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in people management 
  • Strong strategic, critical and analytical thinking
  • Able to take ownership and to act in line with agreed KPIs
  • Excellent leadership skills and ownership of work and projects
  • Sound knowledge of AML/CFT Laws and Regulations governing the EU and Malta
  • Highly organised with excellent coordination skills 
  • Excellent analytical, interpretation and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual bonus 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Career progression
  • Work with brilliant people that will keep you on your toes

How to apply?

We are always interested in meeting new, energetic and talented professionals. A sound academic preparation, a positive attitude, the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and the capability to work in a team are all attributes that could get you to form part of the ACT team.

If you are interested in working with ACT, you are invited to submit your CV and a brief message highlighting the reasons why you would like to join our team by filling in the form on this page. Alternatively, you could send a letter of application and a CV on the following email address: [email protected]. Moreover, if you choose to fill in this form, kindly forward your CV to us via email. 

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