Head of Compliance / MLRO

Head of Compliance / MLRO

Posted 1 week ago

Alexander Daniels Offshore is working with a business based in Guernsey to recruit a Head of Compliance / MLRO.


  • Maintain a compliance monitoring programme (CMP) to assess whether the firm is complying with its regulatory requirements on an ongoing basis
  • Provide a formal Report to the Board at their quarterly meetings outlining findings from the CMP, any regulatory developments/actions, prospective changes to regulations/legislation which might have an impact on the firm and any staff training and CPD required.
  • Act as a point of liaison with respect to reporting to and communications with the GFSC
  • Draft and maintain Compliance and AML/CFT Manuals for approval by the Board
  • Assist the Board in the production and review of their Business Risk Assessment
  • Assist the Board in the management of its risk and its self-assessment under PRISM
  • Provide a general compliance advisory role for directors and staff
  • Arrange for staff and directors to receive their statutory training to ensure their ongoing competence for their roles
  • Assess for suitability and maintain proper client due diligence records (electronic and hard)
  • Provide a due diligence “sign off” function for new business cases and new due diligence sourced on existing cases
  • Undertake World-Check searches for all new business relationships and upon request / as deemed necessary for existing clients. Maintain an appropriate database of the World-Check results
  • Circulate regulatory developments actions as issued by the GFSC to the Board
  • Maintain access to the GFSC Online Submissions Portal
  • Monitor sanctions screening and recommend any necessary action required, if applicable, to the Board
  • Maintain introducer relationships with banks / Investment Managers etc.

Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 4-5 years in a similar role
  • Previous experience in the financial sector

Personal Attributes:

  • Confidence to present to the Board and other Senior Management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be detail orientated and analytical
  • Good team skills and be flexible to change based on the needs of the business
  • The capability to work in a deadline/volume driven environment whilst maintaining accuracy and focus
  • The ability to prioritise work and focus on the most urgent and important task.
  • Skill in planning and monitoring workload including self-management in order to meet deadlines

Job Features

Job CategoryCompliance/Risk/Internal Audit
Job LevelArray
Job IdAD-GSY-1001
Job TimeFull Time

Key Details

CategoryCompliance/Risk/Internal Audit
Ref NumberAD-GSY-1001
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