Head of AML & Safer Gambling

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BettingJobs are currently recruiting for a Head of AML & SG to work with a well-established sportsbook based in their Liverpool office.

The successful candidate will provide an advisory and monitoring service to ensure compliance with the businesses responsible gambling responsibilities including compliance with the relevant rules, regulations and codes of conduct set by the Gambling Commission. Taking responsibility for reporting attempted money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crime.

While ensuring that:-
• The Company complies with its obligations under the Gambling Act 2005
• Its products are protected from theft, fraud, illegal use and other forms of abuse
• Its customers are treated in a fair and open way, and protected from over-commitment as appropriate
• The young and otherwise vulnerable are identified and any responsible gambling risk/vulnerability is appropriately managed within the framework of the policies of the business
• All employees are aware and regularly reminded of their obligations and under the Act to adopt a socially responsible attitude when dealing with members of the public
• Residents or categories or residents (e.g. the young) of countries for whom playing the Company’s products would be illegal are prevented from doings so
• Excluded players are prevented from accessing our products
• The companies anti money laundering processes are adhered to by employees and the MLRO notified of any potential risk identified due to non- compliance with process
• Players identified as being at high risk of money laundering are immediately referred to the MLRO
• Actual and potential breaches of the above are reported immediately to senior management

• Establish, maintain and ensure application of correct procedures and systems for all areas of Job Purpose, and ensure that management and staff are aware and trained in those procedures as appropriate, particularly in those processes and procedures which involve customer due diligence
• Regularly communicate changes in fraud and AML patterns, which may then effect workload and responses
• Work closely with those developing and promoting products to ensure that relevant regulatory requirements are met. Foster an understanding and appreciation of those requirements amongst key employee groups
• Assist with the completion of regulatory reporting to the Gambling Commission, and in preparing for any compliance visits it undertakes
• Ensure that knowledge of relevant law and codes of practice is kept up-to-date, through active involvement in relevant Trade Associations and monitoring of appropriate sources of information
• Co-ordinate security audits as required by the company remote operator license
• Report monthly on activities undertaken
• Undertake additional ad-hoc project work as required

• Experience of the non-remote and remote gambling sectors. Exposure to security-related aspects
• Knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005 and associated regulations, and their implementation
• Ability to educate and persuade employees of the need to comply with the regulations and codes of practice applying at the time

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Cole Clark

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