Job: Compliance Director & MLRO

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  • Title Compliance Director & MLRO
    Categories Latest Jobs in Gibraltar
    Salary Competitive
    Location Gibraltar
    Job Information

    Our client is a well established Gibraltar based company within financial services, they are looking for an experienced Compliance Director and MLRO.  Someone who not only has deep industry and subject matter knowledge, but the relevant individual must be able to combine that with a customer focused and pragmatic business approach.

    The relevant candidate must also be able to demonstrate management experience and ability as he or she will be required to manage a dedicated team of compliance professionals, as well as coordinating and working closely with other departments at the firm.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Lead the firm’s approach to compliance, instilling a positive, proactive culture towards regulation and legislation across the company
    • Maintain and develop the firm’s relationship with regulators, assisting the firm in maintaining transparent and constructive dialogue, and ensuring that regulatory deliverables are met in a timely fashion
    • Form part of the firm’s management team, helping to build a high performing partnership with the rest of the organisation
    • To maintain a solid training and education structure from junior level to Board level relating to risk and compliance
    • Stay up to date with industry developments and regulations to ensure the firm is fully compliant whilst also helping the firm advise relevant policymakers to influence regulatory developments;
    • Maintain the risk management methodology, procedures and policies in line with the strategy and risk appetite of the firm. Also assess the firms risk management effectiveness and submitting proposals for improvement
    • Oversee the maintenance of the firm’s compliance policies and procedures, ensuring they are kept up to date with applicable regulation and legislation
    • Oversee the firm’s fraud, AML and CFT framework, including drafting and submission of all mandatory and supplementary reports
    • Support a comprehensive internal and external audit and oversight environment
    • Participate in the risk analysis and control of new products, services and jurisdictions
    • Develop and manage the firm’s growing compliance team ensuring everyone has the opportunity to learn and perform at their best

    Abilities and Skills Required:

    • Must have previously worked 5 years working in a senior compliance, fraud, AML related role in a bank or financial services environment. Candidates from other related industries, such as gaming would be considered, subject to evidence of relevant experience at a senior level
    • Have a high level of comfort using and deploying industry IT applications that monitor AML and fraud risks
    • Experience with analysing data/reports/trends
    • Proven experienced in building and leading compliance teams, ideally in a regulated financial services firm
    • Be comfortable giving oversight and assurance on the prevention of financial crime
    • Solid managerial experience at a senior level preferably in a banking or payments environment
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