Senior Executive - AML

Full Time
Senior Executive
Published on 28/03/2024

Job Description


Position Title: Senior Executive – Anti-Money Laundering

Directorate: Compliance

Reports to: Manager - Anti-Money Laundering

Job Purpose:

The Senior Executive – Anti-Money Laundering shall report directly to the Anti-Money Laundering Manager in the performance of his/her duties. The selected candidate shall observe and comply with all reasonable, lawful and proper guidelines and directions which may be issued by the Anti-Money Laundering Manager. The Senior Executive – Anti-Money Laundering shall perform supervisory duties and assist with the overall development and strategies of the Anti-Money Laundering Unit.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the AML Manager on the day to day operational and strategical matters;
  • Contributing to the development and growth of the AML/CFT Unit;
  • Assisting and where necessary, spearheading initiatives and projects interrelated to the evolvement of the AML Unit;
  • Managing the AML Executives/Officers’ tasks and performance;
  • Leading and supervising the AML Executives/Officers with AML/CFT compliance examinations conducted on Gaming Licensees, independently or jointly with the FIAU;
  • Drafting, reviewing and signing detailed reports of the findings identified during AML/CFT examinations in a timely manner;
  • Presenting the findings together with supporting evidence to the relevant administrative and/or judicial bodies;
  • Liaising with local authorities and stakeholders on AML matters and queries;
  • Attending and representing the MGA in meetings and conferences both local and abroad, when necessary; and
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

Technical/Professional Expertise:

  • In possession of a Degree related to the role. Candidates with degrees in the following fields will be given preference: Law, Accounts, IT and Criminology
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Ability to organise and present findings and recommendations in a logical and comprehensible manner (both verbal and written);
  • Excellent command of both English and Maltese language (both written and spoken);
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a similar role;
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in a people / team leadership position;
  • Strategic, critical and analytical thinking;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment;
  • Ability to take ownership and act in line with agreed KPIs;
  • Leadership skills and ownership of work and projects; and
  • Sound knowledge of AML/CFT Laws and Regulations governing the EU and Malta.
  • English