We are looking for the MLCO in Lithuania who will be responsible for decreasing the probability of illegal activity engagement by the customer and any problem situations connected with any AML/CFT related matters and legal limitations of the customers to the Company. The main role should also be to avoid any actions of the customers that could infringe the existing legislation and ensure compliance with any local laws, regulations and directives in force and effect as well as with any amendments related to the compliance agenda.
This is a very crucial position as the person will be responsible for all AML compliance matters in the newly set up company in Lithuania in the payments industry. The office will be set up by a well-established group which is going to open a new business and office in Lithuania.
WHAT WILL YOUR JOB BE LIKE?
Assist in compiling the Company’s AML/CFT and Risk Management policies and operational procedures manual, control/monitoring procedures and other corresponding documents, and regularly update them;
Ensure compliance with respective AML/CFT legal rules, regulations and directives;
Conduct audit and ensure implementation of Company’s AML policies and procedures;
Monitor and assess the adequacy of the policies and procedures to detect any risk of failure by the Company to comply with its obligations under the law, as well as the associated risks, have been sufficiently established;
Ensure training sessions on compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations as well as AML/CFT procedures to the employees and assist in the training of newly hired junior compliance officers;
Ensure that the Company complies with its continuous obligations (e.g. submission of necessary documentation, reports or notifications to the Regulator)
Communicate and assist regulatory bodies in performing inspections of the Company’s activities when necessary;
Gather information with regards to new customers of the Company;
Monitor and analyse Company’s customers’ transactions;
Detect, record and evaluate, at least on an annual basis, all risks arising from existing and new customers, new products and services, and update and amend the systems and procedures applied by the Company;
Evaluate the Internal Suspicion Reports from the Company’s employees;
Recommend specific remedial measures in case of detection of any weakness or failure by the Company to comply with its obligations under respective legal norms.
WHAT PERSONALITY AND SKILLS OUR NEW TEAM MEMBER HAS?
Please send us your CV in English! The hiring team is international and we all are keen to learn more about your experience :)
Minimum 3-4 years of supervisory or managerial experience with AML/CFT measures in financial or payment institutions or EMI or fintech;
Experience in drafting and amending AML policies and procedures;
Experience in having handled multiple areas of AML compliance requirements is preferred;
At least partial knowledge of the payments industry in Lithuania;
Fluent proficiency in Lithuanian;
Experience in communicating with the Bank of Lithuania (Lietuvos Bankas) is a big advantage;
Experience in training and mentoring colleagues on AML/CFT topics;
Ability to take a broad-based view of issues and events, understanding their long-term impact or wider implications.
Personal commitment to organisational excellence, honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions.
WHAT WE OFFER:
From your Electro budget, you can choose a laptop, phone, and everything that you need for your work.
Do you want to keep learning? Buy books, attend workshops, conferences, or have a session with a coach? For all of these, we have an Educational budget.
Great amount of flexibility, you can work from home, cottage, or Barcelona beach. We want to know about each other and that's why we always let each other know ahead about our plans. Because just as freedom and flexibility are important to us, we also care about meeting each other in person in the office;
Yearly team building abroad during which the entire company works from a different country while enjoying activities and quality time with your colleagues;
Great team members from all around the world and a friendly environment, where hard work is met with fun.
WHO ARE WE?
We are a young team with the desire to demonstrate that a Czech company from Brno could find its place in international business and cooperate with the entire world. The finance industry is being innovated in our company. We're putting our effort into changing the status quo and inspiring our competition. People matter the most to us and they are the groundwork of our entrepreneurship and growing profitably. We can work as a team and have a lot of fun during the day, but we also solve problems, work hard and respect each other. We are open to each other and strict working hours are not our style - everyone knows their job and the time that should be devoted to it. We prefer a project management style not a hierarchical one. Learn more about us by checking our Company Culture Market profile at: www.cocuma.cz/company/purple-technology.