Our Gibraltar Recruiters are partnering exclusively with a full-featured next-generation asset trading platform, headquartered in Asia. We are seeking an MLRO to join their new Gibraltar based operation, which is currently applying for a DLT provider license with the GFSC. This next gen trading platform provides a single point of access to global financial markets, supporting a range of accounts and digital assets and offering traders a comprehensive and professional trading solution.
As the MLRO in Gibraltar you’ll be responsible for the regulatory and compliance approval and framework implementation for the Gibraltar entity, playing a lead role in progressing the Groups application with the GFSC. You’ll also provide the business with guidance from a regulatory and compliance perspective and help shape product delivery within the regulatory framework.
✔ Trading ✔ Global Markets ✔Crypto
✔ Act as an Approved Person with the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).
✔ Develop and maintain the firm’s AML and CTF policy in line with evolving statutory, regulatory obligations and the Global Compliance strategy.
✔Support and co-ordinate management focus on the money laundering risk in individual business areas.
✔ Establish and maintain appropriate risk-based monitoring processes that are proportionate to the scale, nature and complexity of the firm’s operations.
✔ Ensure all internal suspicious activity reports received are investigated without delay.
✔ Regularly review the effectiveness of money laundering compliance policies and procedures to prevent money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism.
✔ Represent the firm to all external agencies e.g. regulators or law enforcement agencies.
✔ Manage any other third-party enquiries in relation to money laundering prevention, investigation or compliance.
✔ Promptly respond to any reasonable request for information from the regulator and/or law enforcement agencies.
✔ Proven experience as senior-level compliance or financial crime compliance professional, preferably having operated as an MLRO.
✔ Ability to build working relationships with the GFSC and law enforcement agencies.
✔ Ability to advise the CEO and wider Group colleagues on complex regulatory issues.
✔ Experienced in filing regulatory reports.
✔ Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently.
✔ An analytical mind able to “see” the complexities of procedures and regulations but then simplify issues for others.
✔ A track record in the development of dynamic regulated products and services.
✔Able to work to short timelines in a fast-paced environment.
✔ Excellent communication and presentation skills.
✔ Able to operate as a key member of an international team.
✔ Be willing to travel (including overseas if required)
✔ Previous experience working in crypto beneficial.