AML/KYC Supervisor

Custody Services St. Julian's, Malta


AML/KYC Supervisor

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:

Fund Administration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry’s most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

The AML/KYC Supervisor will provide support and relevant information to the Manger and guidance to the AML/KYC Team in the day-to-day operations. The Supervisor is to look for solutions where issues are presented and escalate these to the Manager. The role encompasses all aspects of KYC from client on-boarding stages to management and regulatory reporting and further entails proper handling of special projects.  

Your Role:

  • You will supervise the work performed by the AML/KYC Senior Analyst(s).
  • You will pro-actively co-manage the team’s daily workflow and ensuring in consultation with the Manager adherence to AML policies and procedures.
  • You will assist the Manager in the periodic updating of the Business Risk Assessment, drafting and reviewing of AML policies, procedures and processes.
  • You will propose operational improvements on the processes in consultation with Manager.
  • You will be preparing client CDD files at on-boarding stage, performing risk-based assessment of existing and new clients, evaluating and identifying suspicious behavior and report to Manager on appropriate action according to the level of risk.
  • You will assist in the implementation and execution of an ongoing transaction monitoring process.
  • You will be making risk based approach decisions on KYC under supervision of Manager.
  • You will be maintaining an instant overview of complete and incomplete KYC records of clients and monitoring the actions taken to complete these KYC records.
  • You will be clearing and/or investigating/verifying possible matches as generated by scanning applications that Citco uses for its ongoing monitoring process.
  • You will ensure escalation of any cases that have not been completed on a timely basis as well as timely escalation of difficult cases to Manager.
  • You will ensure that all clients are risk rated and reviewed as per established policies and procedures.
  • You will liaise with internal departments from operations, legal, compliance and risk to ensure AML procedures are being adhered to.
  • You will provide a high-quality service level to both clients and other Citco departments ensuring all queries received by the team are dealt with in a professional manner and escalating where appropriate.
  • You will oversee the maintenance of AML processes including the scheduling of reviews, coordinate the review of client files and perform Client Risk Assessments.
  • Participating in AML projects as required.



About You:

  • You have solid knowledge of requirements arising from AML legislation and regulations in Malta, including the FIAU Implementing Procedures.
  • You are Degree qualified in business, banking or finance and have a minimum of 5 years AML experience in Compliance, preferably in financial markets and funds industry.
  • You consider yourself to be a ‘team player’ with a strong sense of responsibility who can work well within a small team to deliver a quality service, communicate and promote teamwork.
  • You are able to multi-task and take initiative in all parts of the operation.
  • You are independent, proactive, detail-oriented and organized.
  • You are a naturally inquisitive, analytical and able to highlight risks based on findings.
  • You have excellent communication skills, writing and Microsoft Office skills.


Our Benefits

Your wellbeing 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.