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MLRO

  • job type Full Time

Our client, a gaming company, is looking to recruit an MLRO to join their team. Reporting independently to the Board of Directors with regards to the MLRO duties, your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Remaining compliant with the regulatory framework in respect of MLRO duties and responsibilities
  • Responding to requests made by competent authorities including the FIAU and other FIUs, the ARB, the Courts of Justice and the Police
  • Consideration of internal reports received in view of all relevant information, to determine whether the information contained in reports does give rise to knowledge or suspicion that a client may have been, is or may be engaged in money laundering or the funding of terrorism
  • Reporting external suspicious activity and/or recording reasons for not reporting suspicious activity
  • Maintaining records of internal and external reports and taking subsequent action and maintaining records of reasons for submission/non-submission)
  • Providing AML/CFT training and ensuring that the Company's employees are adequately trained to become cognisant of the legal provisions concerning the prevention of money laundering and funding of terrorism and to identify transactions involving knowledge or suspicion of money laundering and funding of terrorism
  • Assessing whether authorisation should be sought for the suspension of a suspicious transaction from the FIAU or other relevant FIU
  • Receiving internal reports or disclosures of suspicious transactions, deciding whether these should be reported to the competent authorities and if appropriate, making such external reports
  • Advising senior management and the board of directors on money laundering suspicions, and provide clear guidelines and ways forward in relation to the application of the AML framework
  • Liaising with relevant authorities and the police to investigate suspicious activity
  • Providing periodical reporting to the board of directors
  • Monitoring and reviewing all developments within the regulatory environment of the business
  • Liaising with the relevant regulators to ensure the company's licences are maintained successfully
  • Preparing and co-ordinate=ing applications for new gaming licences
  • Supporting all internal stakeholders on a continuous basis with issues concerning compliance in the iGaming industry
  • Advising and guiding on compliance and contract risks, implementation and general compliance issues
  • Ensuring that all compliance and licensing procedures are respected
  • Assisting with the development of new procedures and policies regarding AML
  • Preparing AML training materials and delivering training across the business to contribute to building a culture of compliance

Experience:

 

  • Relevant Degree
  • Minimum of 4 years industry experience
  • Have relevant qualifications/training in relevant iGaming services compliance
  • Have demonstrable in-depth knowledge of relevant iGaming legislation, card scheme regulations, data protection, and other relevant regulation
  • Have a demonstrable in-depth understanding of practice and typologies of financial crime, money-laundering, data and identity theft and best practice for managing these risks

Skills:

  • Meticulous and attentive to detail
  • Conscientious and problem solving
  • Ability to be assertive and decisive
  • Ability to challenge status quo
  • Works well within a team and alone
  • Excellent communication skills

Job Summary


  • Job Reference: 7725/22
  • Published on: January 03, 2022
  • Primary Job Focus: Compliance
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Experience: Experienced
  • Status: Searching
  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

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