AML/KYC Manager

Legal & Regulatory St. Julian's, Malta


AML/KYC Manager

St. Julian’s – Malta


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

For over 75 years Citco has developed an ethos of service excellence and partnership in corporate fiduciary and administration that our clients rely upon. Through our global office network we provide a full suite of corporate administrative services to set up, administer and maintain corporate entities throughout their life cycle.

Citco (Malta) Limited is looking for an AML/KYC Manager who will become part of a team of lawyers, accountants, trust officers and analysts that manage a portfolio of client companies. As a core member of our AML/KYC team, you will strive to provide high quality services. You actively contribute in maintaining and expanding Citco’s business and help to maintain and improve Citco’s operational procedures.

Your Role:

  • You will be involved in the oversight of all AML & KYC processes to ensure company and regulatory objectives are being achieved.
  • You will manage the AML team (motivation & performance management and development of staff, including AML training).
  • You will ensure all client-due diligence (CDD) requirements are met to accept new clients (and counterparties), including assessing client documentation and required risk analysis.
  • You will ensure all CDD requirements are met throughout the client lifecycle, including performing obligatory periodic or event driven reviews of CDD files and updating the risk analysis reports, if applicable.
  • You will ensure that the applicable risk level of clients as well as possible PEP status are captured in the systems.
  • You will assist the client servicing teams with transaction monitoring.
  • You will monitor completeness of CDD files and actions taken to complete CDD files.
  • You will be assisting the business in coordinating and implementing regulatory changes.
  • You will be responsible for the continuous monitoring, implementation & enhancement of the AML/KYC operating procedures while ensuring adherence to applicable internal policies
  • You will ensure AML management reporting is produced within agreed time schedules; and you will act as a key point of contact for AML queries and escalations from various stakeholders.
  • You will be supporting senior management in embedding risk management awareness and practices within the business, including participating in the development of risk policies, procedures and operating practices.
  • You will provide overall support for the first line business functions and coordinating the reaction & responses with key partners including Group Risk Management, Group Compliance, Group Internal Audit and Regulators where required.

About You:

  • You have a minimum of five (5) years AML/KYC related work experience in a Maltese financial services institution.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of AML / KYC / CDD regulations in Malta and have expertise and understanding of Maltese regulated entities.
  • You display knowledge of Maltese regulations affecting the financial services sector.
  • You have demonstrated leadership experience coupled with superior organizational and communication skills.
  • You are able to work in a team and autonomously, as may be required.
  • Professional qualification an advantage.

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.


We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.