Anti-Money Laundering Analyst

Job Type:
Fraud & Security
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

BettingJobs is working with a successful online gaming website seeking a Anti-Money Laundering Analyst in their Malta office. The ideal candidate will support the AML manager and Compliance team to make decisions and deliver a service that protects and enhance the reputation of the company, and possess a sound knowledge of the policies and procedures relating to Anti-Money Laundering.

The primary responsibility of this role is to perform the core AML/KYC/SOF due diligence, PEP, Sanctions and financial crime risk assessment to help ensure we remain compliant in this highly regulated industry and enable
our operations to be effective and efficient across all aspects of the business.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Efficient and accurate Due Diligence checks on new and existing clients, ensuring there’s satisfactory traceability when it comes to record keeping;
Ensuring that actions taken on customer accounts are in adherence with Policies, Procedures and regulatory requirements;
Complete tasks, projects and workload at a level that maintains high level of quantity and quality;
Have the mindset to identify any concerns in relation to responsible gaming, and where necessary raise concerns through the appropriate channels in line with our social responsibility process. If appropriate,
take actions on the accounts with the regulatory best practices whilst concerns are raised;
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;
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;
Assist in the investigation and reporting of Suspicious Activity Reporting / Suspicious Transaction Reports, as well as ongoing monitoring and compiling of due diligence document;
Evaluate and identify suspicious behavior, investigate and work together with other stakeholders to take the appropriate action according to the levels of risk;
Help the company fulfill regulations and compliance set forth by regulatory authorities across different jurisdictions;
Expertise in establishing affordability when handling documents such as source of wealth and/or source of income;
Help the company fulfill regulations and compliance set forth by regulatory authorities across different jurisdictions;
Review player activity and financials with the aim of minimizing the risks the business is exposed to;
Serve as the escalation point for AML related inquiries and perform investigations;
Working in partnership with the entire AML Team for timely delivery of daily, weekly and monthly tasks;
Performing risk assessment of new/current players throughout their customer journey.

Skills & Qualifications:

Ability to think critically and objectively;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Manage own workloads and meet deadlines determined by urgency of requests;
Analytical and Risk Assessment skills;
Attention to detail;
Excellent Computer skills;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
AML mindset is a must.

Knowledge & Experience:

Experience within a regulated sector, KYC/SOF analysis of clients and understanding the due diligence of client’s documents is essential;
Knowledge of the Money Laundering Regulations within MGA, SGA & Italy will be desirable;
Experience in undertaking AML/CFT investigations including where appropriate, the reporting of SAR’s;
Knowledge and Experience of the Gambling industry is a must;
AML Certifications desirable;
1-2 years’ experience in similar position;
Strong understanding of the gaming market trend and Compliance standards.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Iona Harris

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