Anti-Money Laundering Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Fraud & Security, Other
Location:
Malta
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
28-Feb-22
Job Ref:
16872

Betting Jobs are working with a successful international operator within the iGaming industry who are looking for an Anti-Money Laundering manager to join their team in their Malta office (Taxbiex). Apply today for a confidential discussion.

The ideal candidate will support the business to make decisions and deliver a service that protects and enhance the reputation of the company.
In doing so, you’ll be responsible for implementing AML policies and working cross functional to support AML processes and controls, making sure the company is compliant with set regulatory requirements. The AML Manager is expected to support the Head of Operational Compliance in providing effective risk management in a highly regulated industry and enable our operations to be effective and efficient across all aspects of the business.
The AML Manager is also responsible for supervising, and defining productivity and quality standards for the AML team.

Essential Job Functions / Main Duties & Responsibilities:

• Managing and leading the AML team
• Responsible for the on-going development of the team including performance and management of direct reports and defining a success plan for the AML team
• Managing, training, development of the AML team
• Develop and improve the AML framework, policies, procedures to ensure compliance with the AML regulations
• Perform risk assessment of new/current customer throughout their customer’s journey
• Regularly evaluate and assess the current AML process and provide recommendation to head of operational compliance to ensure 100% adherence and compliance to the MGA and SGA regulations
• Ensure that all tasks performed are in line with the set processes and procedures related to anti-money laundering
• Attends to major and critical regulatory issues and concerns affecting the company’s operations and make necessary recommendations to resolve concern & issues affecting the company
• Evaluate and identify suspicious behavior, investigate and work together with other stakeholders to take the appropriate action according to the levels of risk
• Briefing and reporting to senior management on matters relating to internal AML compliance and regulation changes that will impact the company and operations
• Help the company fulfill regulations and compliance set forth by regulatory authorities across different jurisdictions
• Manage and oversee AML training programs for stakeholders and operational teams
• Carry out investigations and background checks to ascertain customers' source of wealth. Review customer documents relation to Source of Wealth / Source of Funds
• Handle escalations and complex KYC cases and suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures set
• Review player activity and financials with the aim of minimizing the risks the business is exposed to
• Create and manage an effective action plan in response internal audit findings
• Assist with regulatory and other ad-hoc projects to deliver change
• Serve as the escalation point for AML related inquiries and perform investigations
• Assist in the investigation and Suspicious Activity Reporting / Suspicious Transaction Reports
• Perform ongoing monitoring and compiling of due diligence documents in relation to ML / TF
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with other departments such as Responsible Gaming, Fraud, Customers Service and other operational teams
• Draft standard customer communication letters and supervise communication with customers

Skills & Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience:

• Minimum 3 years, experience in a similar role, ideally within the gaming industry
• History of management experience within the gaming industry
• An excellent knowledge of anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing risk mitigation measures
• Knowledge of AML regulations and MLRO requirements across MGA and SGA jurisdictions
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills
• High attention to detail
• Strong analytical mindset and risk assessor skills
• Source of Funds / Wealth Experience


Contact Details:
Tel: +447801586642
Contact: Liam Deehan
Email:

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