Compliance Officer/Deputy MLRO

Compliance Officer/Deputy MLRO

Propel Consult
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Our client is one of the leading digital assets companies that provide secure financial services across the GCC. They are currently looking for an Assistant Compliance Officer/Deputy MLRO to be based in Bahrain.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Support the Head of Compliance in implementing the board-approved compliance program, ensuring that the Company complies with regulatory requirements and internal procedures.
  • Maintain an effective AML/CFT communication program for the organization, including an effective compliance training program for all relevant employees and senior management.
  • Support the Head of Compliance in conducting internal compliance monitoring.
  • Responsible for the timely response to inquiries from regulators or other authorities.
  • Monitor the performance of the AML/CFT program and related activities continuously, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
  • Maintain knowledge and updates of industry standards and international regulatory requirements and highlight to management any concerns of non-compliance or improvements that need revision.
  • Ensure all relevant staff is effectively trained on AML/CFT and their respective responsibilities and identifying any additional training needs - as required.
  • Responsible for receiving and addressing all Compliance and AML/CFT related queries, including STRs, and getting them reviewed by the MLRO for further analysis and reporting to the authorities as required.
  • Assist the Head of Compliance and MLRO in preparing annual reports on
  • Compliance-related matters, including AML/CFT presentations and Compliance MIS to the Senior Management and Board of Directors.
  • Ensure all staff in the Compliance Department are being developed and trained appropriately.
  • Assist the Head of Compliance and MLRO with other compliance-related activities - as required.
  • Handle any other ad-hoc assignments delegated by the Head of Compliance from time to time.

Qualification & Requirements:
  • At least 3 years of experience in Compliance/AML/ Risk function with a financial institution in Bahrain.
  • Well versed with MS Excel & associated analytical tools
  • Ability to focus on details and strong work ethic.
  • Professional Certifications - CAMS / ICA Advanced Certification or Diploma or equivalent certifications are preferred but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Digital Assets is preferred.

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