Financial Crime Manager - MLRO

Business Support
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St Julian's, Malta

The role: Financial Crime Manager - MLRO

We are looking for a Financial Crime Manager - MLRO to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Malta Office.

Why we need you: -

We need you to become the registered MLRO of the licenses that the Stars Group Inc holds in Malta, as licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority and reporting on Money Laundering matters to the Malta FIAU.

We'll look for you to focus on the practical delivery as the MLRO in Malta, reporting to the Group MLRO and working closely with the License and Regulatory Compliance teams. You will be required to monitor jurisdictional AML /CFT legislation, rules and regulator guidance to ensure the ongoing compliance of the group’s AML/CFT control framework in the jurisdiction. You can expect to maintain the relationship with the Malta FIAU and take responsibility for all submissions that are required to be made. We’ll want you to keep up to date documented controls / procedures and meaningful for regulatory scrutiny and internal application. You’ll conduct monitoring and testing of the player verification, transaction monitoring systems in place, to ensure they remain fit for purpose in securing AML compliance.

You can also expect to be involved in processing criminal procedures, requests made from Malta law enforcement as a follow up to Suspicious Activity Reports made, or in relation to International requests for assistance made of the FIAU. You’ll monitor and work with relevant teams in the AML risk management of player VIPs and Politically Exposed Persons (PEP). We’ll look for you to contribute to the Group AML/CFT risk assessment and preparation of corresponding required documentation on the Malta licenses.

Who are we looking for: -

You’ll be an expert MLRO / DMLRO having worked in a regulated entity (not necessarily gaming). You’ll have a strong appreciation of cross jurisdictional organised crime activity, and the transactional typologies of terrorist financing. You will be strong in reviewing, interpreting, communicating and applying AML/CFT legal requirements in a commercial fashion. You’ll have a deep understanding of the requirements of the Malta FIAU as well as be well organised, able to plan and prioritise work tasks. You can expect in this role to work under internal volume and external deadline pressures and we’ll need you to be confident in learning new IT systems / application and use of software.

 As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

You’ll have experience of taking care of international law enforcement/third parties with a large amount of exposure to AML / CFT legal regimes in other European jurisdictions and we’ll look for you to have internet investigation capability too.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we do offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address), and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme every month.

We have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Malta service office in the Compliance department