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Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) Job in Lithuania
Yapily , Lithuania

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Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 16, 2021
Last Date
Jun 16, 2021

Job Description

Yapily is here to power a new era of financial services so that everyone can receive faster, affordable and personalised financial products.

Yapily uses an open API, powering applications behind the scenes, to seamlessly connect and securely access financial information. We enable companies to access financial information to enrich the customer experience in Banking, Lending, Payments, Accounting and Money Management.

Yapily raised more than $18m funding and this is an incredibly exciting time to join the business as our international presence is rapidly increasing.

We are currently looking for a Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) to join our team to manage day-to-day operation of the compliance and MLRO function, including KYC, transaction screening and monitoring, reporting, etc. Yapily thrives on collaborative success, where customer focus and delivery is at the heart of everything we do.

  • Manage day-to-day operation of the compliance and MLRO function (incl. KYC, transaction screening and monitoring, record-keeping, oversight of overall implementation and adherence to the AML policies of the Company).
  • Ensure that all activity and transactions that are identified as potentially suspicious are investigated, reviewed, resolved and, if necessary, reported to the financial intelligence in accordance with established procedures.
  • Be the first point of contact for AML compliance issues and queries in the Vilnius office
    and provide advice and support to first-line/operations teams in other jurisdictions.
  • Assist Chief Compliance Officer and the team in developing, implementing and maintaining AML policies of the Company to assure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.
  • Work closely with the Chief Compliance Officer and the team to continuously assess product, compliance, and operational risks, adequacy and effectiveness of internal systems of control and develop risk management strategies for the organisation.
  • Bachelor's or above degree in Law, Business Administration, Finance or related fields.
  • Fluent in English and able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • A minimum of 3+ years' relevant working experience as compliance/financial crime prevention officer in a Lithuanian financial services institution. Working knowledge of the FinTech industry and/or open banking service is an advantage.
  • Understand and have continuing knowledge of all local AML requirements to ensure that the AML program is consistent with all applicable local laws, regulations and rules and that the AML program is updated, as required, in light of changes to local laws, regulations and rules.
  • A good understanding of the UK and EU AML Framework will be advantageous.
  • Experience communicating with regulators and assisting with regulatory enquiries.
  • Efficient and well organised.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Attention to detail and good interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with a good analytical mindset and strong problem-solving skills.

Interview process

The application process consists of a 30 minute phone interview with one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists, followed by video interviews with the Compliance team and a competency-based interview. You might also meet with a member of the management team. We all currently work from home and all of our interviews are currently held on Google Meet or Zoom.


Competitive salary in a rapidly growing start-up

Stock Options (issued during first year of employment)

Flexible working options (home based and or flexible hours)

Diverse working environment

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