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Head of AML – Gambling Sector AML or Compliance Experience Required

£60K + good benefits including relocation | Malta
Ref: 3725D2

Continental Europe & Russia / Anti Money Laundering (inc CDD/KYC) / Compliance (inc Conduct Risk/COBS) / Permanent


Our client, a leading international firm, seeks to recruit a local Head of AML to lead the AML function whilst working closely with all members of the Compliance team in relation to general compliance-related matters, customer due diligence, and any other matters arising. Reporting directly to the Director of Compliance with a dotted line to the Group Director MLRO, duties will include; 

·       Manage and train a team of AML officers 

·       Liaise with external enforcement agencies as necessary 

·       Provide strategic business guidance on highly sensitive matters 

·       Set the agenda for AML training

·       Ensure AML reporting is current and up-to-date in order to protect the business from high risk customers 

·       Ensure firm compliant in relation to the checking of Politically Exposed & Special Interest Persons (PEPS & SIPS) 

·       Submit Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) for customers under suspicion 

·       Retrospective checks of customers previously under suspicion 

·       Support in adapting and improving AML processes to adhere to all regulatory requirements 

·       Work closely with Responsible Gambling and Risk & Fraud teams to enable a unified view of the customer 

You must have previous experience from the betting or gambling sector whether in AML, broader Compliance & Risk or Fraud, with a good understanding of European gambling regulation. Excellent opportunity to join an expanding firm in this very pleasant island location (great lifestyle including temperate climate, minimal commuting times and great outdoors activities). NB UK & EU Citizens (with fluent English language skills and relevant betting/gambling experience) only please. 


For a confidential no obligation discussion, please feel free to call our Managing Director, David Symes FCA on 44-20-7330 -6966 or send your details to him at


Compliance Recruitment Solutions Limited (CRS) are acting as an employment agency in relation to this role. 


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