CDD & KYC Officer Vacancy | Griffiths + Associates Malta

CDD & KYC Officer

As our Firm continues to grow, we are widening our Legal & Compliance Department team.

The position of CDD & KYC Officer (Full Time, On-Site) opened up at Griffiths + Associates.

The Role:

The CDD & KYC Officer (Full Time, On-Site) is a member of the Compliance department responsible for gathering Customer Due Diligence and Know-Your-Client information and documentation and reviewing customer’s files and applications.

Duties will include:

  • Gathering and reviewing KYC/CDD documentation from prospective and existing customers, ensuring a smooth and compliant client on-boarding process, including face-to-face meetings as required
  • Creation and review of customer profiles in the Company’s KYC software ensuring a regular and compliant ongoing monitoring process
  • Conduct Customer Due Diligence (CDD), Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures and gathering documents for migration-related applications
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with relevant internal and external parties to obtain DDC/KYC documents
  • Review of KYC records as to completeness, including verifying that due diligence has been performed and that standards are being complied with. Also, that the files and risk assessments are current and up to date
  • Assist in conducting customer risk assessments
  • Assist and carry out administrative tasks relating to compliance
  • Supporting and assisting the Compliance Officer as required

Requirements:

  • You will have at least 1-year experience in a similar role within a Company Service Provider, an Accounting firm, a Credit Institution or similar in Malta or the European Union.
  • Knowledge about AML concepts, including ‘beneficial ownership’ and ‘customer due diligence’ of legal entities such as companies and foundations
  • Being a patient person and with strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised, able to prioritise with a can-do it attitude
  • Attention to detail and able to independently follow-up on pending assigned tasks
  • The ability to work under minimal supervision while being reliable that the work is being carried out
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent command in English, other languages are a plus
  • AML certifications or university-level courses are a plus

Interested candidates are kindly asked to send their detailed CV and a cover letter explaining how their profile matches this role.

Please note that candidates already based in Malta shall be given preference. Short-listed candidates will be invited for a physical interview with the Head of Compliance and a written test at our Offices in Naxxar.

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