Compliance & AML Officer

Job Overview

CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a long established company operating in the Online Gambling industry, we are seeking to recruit a Compliance & AML Officer to join their growing team based in Nicosia. The successful applicant will primarily be responsible for monitoring and reviewing AML & Compliance matters relevant to the Company and in relation to the relevant Gambling Regulations. Prior experience within a similar Compliance related role is essential, ideally within the Gambling, Forex and/or Financial Services sectors. Excellent communication skills in English are a must and any knowledge of the Russian language will be considered an advantage.

Key Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Monitoring and reviewing AML and Compliance matters relevant to the Company and in relation to the Law.
  • Prepare AML Policies, KYC Policies and relevant forms, registers.
  • Respond to Compliance inquiries.
  • Monitoring the expected legal developments and updates, relevant to AML Compliance.
  • Preparing annual AML/CFT Risk Assessment report.
  • Assisting/dealing with questions/queries relevant to AML and Compliance matters arising in the process of the Company’s operations and in relation to the provision of the relevant Law and the Directives.
  • Reviewing and updating, when necessary, the Company’s clients’ Know-Your-Customer and other account opening information.
  • Supervising and logging all new registrations (checks for multi-accounting, unacceptable jurisdictions, invalid data, self-exclusions) .
  • Supervising client onboarding and verification process.
  • Monitoring of the client accounts, transactions and the performance of continuous due diligence.
  • Performing account investigations.
  • Preparing a set of templates for staff to be used for AML inquiries related to clients.
  • Ensuring that the Company’s staff members are adequately trained on AML matters as these relate to the performance of their respective duties.
  • Liaising and communicating with the Regulator and MOKAS.
  • Preparing reports when requested by the Regulator.
  • Record keeping and update of registers.
  • Supervising Sanction Target List and PEP screening on new and existing customers to determine if there are any PEP/Sanction/AML risks to the company.
  • Assisting with amendments of Betting Rules and Terms and Conditions as required       

Key Skills/Experience: 

  • Ideally educated to degree level in Law, Finance, Banking or a related field.
  • Previous experience within a relevant AML & Compliance related role is essential.
  • Prior experience working within the Online Gambling industry is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience working within the Forex and/or Financial Services sectors will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated KYC/AML Due Diligence experience.
  • Ability to work independently, whilst being able to collaborate with team members located all around the world.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; any knowledge of the Russian language will be considered an advantage. 


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