Paragon Europe, on behalf of a leading client within the legal sector, is looking to recruit a Risk and Compliance Manager to join their team on a full-time basis.
Navigate regulatory risk, especially financial crime, fraud, and regulatory compliance;
Ensure regulatory compliance including money laundering, 4MLD, 5MLD and GDPR;
Maintain and develop the risk-based approach to AML and CFT arrangements, carrying out regular assessments of the adequacy of systems and controls to ensure that risks are managed effectively;
Drive and take ownership of identifying and mitigating compliance and financial crime risk;
Develop, train, and ensure adherence to compliance/risk policies and procedures, develop an environment of regulatory awareness through a training and competence programme;
Provide compliance advice to the board of the directors, senior management and the business;
Act as the main point of contact for senior management, regulators and industry groups on compliance and risk matters;
Manage the relationships with third party providers, such as KYC automation providers, regulatory advisors, legal advisers etc.;
Lead and develop the Risk & Compliance team;
Take on the formal responsibility for regulatory oversight including formal MLRO responsibilities.
Proven experience in a senior role in compliance;
Proven experience working within an authorised business;
Demonstrable understanding of compliance processes and frameworks;
Proven experience implementing/maintaining systems and controls for compliance;
Knowledge of EU and Maltese regulatory systems;
Ability to make sound decisions in the best interests of the business;
Solid understanding of all relevant regulations and systems used to implement/maintain controls.
Why you should join us:
Possibility to grow in an intercultural and dynamic environment
Full on the job training will be provided
Support of career aspirations and personal development
Challenging work in a young, dynamic, multi-lingual firm
Stable and strong international background