Location Europe
Job Type Permanent
Salary Highly Attractive Salary
Reference 33395

A successful online gaming business is looking to hire an MLRO

  • The MLRO will be responsible for ensuring that all information and evidence leading to knowledge or suspicion, or reasonable grounds for knowledge or suspicion, of money laundering is properly disclosed to the relevant authorities.
  • Developing and maintaining  anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing policy in line with the applicable statutory and regulatory obligations; including regular updates and new iterations depending on evolving regulatory requirements and changing market trends
  • Supporting and coordinating focus on the money laundering risk in individual business areas – including structuring and implementing training for new hires and existing staff across each business area
  • Developing and maintaining an effective anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing compliance culture through policy implementation, training, and routine updates thereto; conducting compliance tests on internal policies in connection with the Compliance team to ensure effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls
  • Ensuring  risk management policies and risk assessment profile are effectively applied and adequately documented, including managing a risk profile based on the overarching Compliance Program as it relates to AML, CFT and other risks of financial crimes
  • Creating and maintain the money laundering risk-based approach and the risk assessment of the customers, end-users, products, and services, including working closely with the internal audit function to accurately identify and prevent risk before it occurs and assessing new product risks against current AML policies and procedures
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate risk-based monitoring processes that are proportionate to the scale, nature, and complexity of operations
  • Developing internal procedures in line with the requirements of the legislation and the relevant industry guidance globally and on a jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction basis
  • Ensuring all internal suspicious activity reports received are investigated without delay, and that a SAR is submitted to the relevant law enforcement agency in respect of all suspicions with cause for submission


Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years' post qualification experience capable of monitoring money laundering, financial crimes, and counter-terrorism financing risk within a global compliance department in the sports betting and iGaming industries
  • Experience with sophisticated gaming and financial regulatory bodies in Europe is mandatory, whilst experience including the Maltese Gaming Authority is preferred
  • Ability to act and make decisions autonomously without influence from third parties
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Motivated to take on challenges and quickly evaluate risk to make an informed recommendation to Executive leadership and the Board of Directors
  • Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and highly regulated industry under pressure while contributing to a dynamic team
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university

A highly attractive salary is available.


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