Head of Compliance and MLRO

  • Job Reference: MF148
  • Date Posted: 27 February 2024
  • Recruiter: McKenzie Fox
  • Location: Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services, Legal / Compliance / Risk
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: McKenzie Fox
  • Email: jobs@mckenziefox.com
  • Telephone: 01624 698900

Job Description


An exciting new opportunity has arisen with our client to join them as Head of Compliance and MLRO.


Providing support to the Directors with regulatory oversight activities and regulatory reporting including AML/CFT matters.

Providing ongoing advice and support to the business on regulatory compliance and AML/CFT matters.

Developing and maintaining relationships with the Financial Services Authority

Cooperating and acting as a contact point with the Financial Intelligence Unit

Receipt, review, investigation and, if appropriate, externalising internal Suspicious Activity Reports.

Identify and implement developments to the business compliance and AML/CFT framework.

Supporting the maintenance of the risk management framework for the business.

Identifying changed business risks.

Supporting the development, delivery and reporting of the compliance monitoring programme.

Coordinating the delivery of regulatory change initiatives impacting the businesses.

Ensuring that regulatory requests, reports and other official communications are responded to and handled appropriately and promptly.

Maintaining the Compliance and AML/CFT Manuals, policies and associated documentation

Maintaining the registers required under the Financial Services Rule Book and the AML/CFT Code.

Preparation and development of industry specific regulatory, AML/CFT and other relevant training for staff.

Review of higher risk new business and support to the business control team on AML/CFT matters.

Oversight of the periodic client review process.

Acting as Data Protection Officer for the company.

Providing ongoing advice and support to clients on compliance matters.

Ensuring knowledge of all relevant legislation, associated regulations and guidance is up to date with recent developments.


5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above.

ICA Diploma in Compliance / Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Previous experience in a similar role in an Isle of Man FSA regulated business is key.

Risk awareness

Attention to detail.

Excellent interaction skills.

Excellent communication skills.

Able to work on their own initiative.

Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

Able to prioritise work.


Excellent organisational skills.


To discuss this role further or to apply, email your CV to jobs@mckenziefox.com. You can call us on 01624 698900 quoting reference MF148.