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Compliance Officer and MLCO, Guernsey

  • Location: Guernsey
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Contact: Carla Whitham
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 November 2023
  • Job Ref: 47056

Our client is seeking to appoint a Compliance Officer and MLCO.

In relation to the MLCO role the board is responsible for our client's compliance with Schedule 3 of the 1999 Proceeds of Crime Law and the GFSC Financial Crime Handbook including establishing appropriate and effective policies, procedures and controls to forestall, prevent and detect money laundering and terrorist financing (ML and TF). The MLCO role is to monitor our client's compliance with its ML and TF policies, procedures and controls and to report thereon to the board quarterly.

Similarly the role of the Compliance Officer is to monitor our client's compliance with all of the other policies, procedures and controls established by the board to ensure our client meets all of the obligations placed upon it by the legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice, and guidance to which it is subject, not least of all the Fiduciaries Law and the Data Protection Law.

The Compliance Officer will be responsible for the pro-active management of all compliance duties for the Company ensuring legal, regulatory and company standards are met. The Compliance Officer will make a significant contribution to risk management and risk mitigation in the business. The Compliance Officer will also lead (and be a member of) the Data Team. In addition, the MLCO/Compliance Officer will possess good organisational and communication skills and knowledge of Company systems and processes.

Our client is looking for a candidate with a minimum of 5 years' experience in either Compliance or within a business role with an interest in Compliance e.g. Trust, Accounting, with previous responsibility for complying with procedures and legislations, writing Company compliance procedures, conducting compliance reviews and producing compliance reports.

You will need to have knowledge of relevant Laws, Regulations, Rules and Codes of Practice, you will need to hold or have a desire to study for the ICA International Diploma in Compliance. You will need to be computer litera

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