- Develop and continuously update a comprehensive AML/CTF framework in strict adherence to local laws and regulations.
- Oversee the local and international AML/CTF regulatory changes and requirements, promptly reporting updates to senior management and staff to drive informed decision-making.
- Act as the primary liaison with the governmental financial intelligence authorities, fostering close collaboration with internal departments to ensure seamless coordination and an effective compliance program.
- Ensure accurate and timely submission of SARs and CTRs to the governmental financial intelligence authorities.
- Employ rigorous due diligence and risk assessment protocols to evaluate and approve high-risk customers, ensuring compliance with established standards.
- Conduct systematic and periodic risk assessments to proactively identify and effectively mitigate potential risks associated with money laundering and terrorist financing.
- Oversee incident response plans for AML/CTF events, ensuring a swift and appropriate response as required.
- Establish and enforce compliance standards for third-party service providers, guaranteeing adherence to local AML/CTF regulations.
- Manage and maintain all essential documentation for the required period as evidence of AML/CTF compliance, serving as the central contact for internal and external AML/CTF audits.
- Coordinate and conduct internal AML/CTF training programs, promoting comprehensive awareness and fostering a culture of compliance within the organization.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Law, Finance, Business Administration).
- Legal or Financial background with a minimum of 5 years in compliance roles.
- Strong understanding of local regulations and international standards such as FATF guidelines - Mandatory.
- Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or similar qualification is preferred.
- Strong team of professionals and growth opportunities within the company.
- Adequate management that hears and listens, and in case of controversial decisions is guided by numbers.
- Comfortable working conditions.
- Opportunity to work remotely or help with relocation.