AML Officer/MLRO


Simplex is a global leading fintech company, selected as one of the top 10 most impactful companies in Blockchain in 2019-2020. Simplex provides the fiat infrastructure for the cryptocurrency industry, working with leading banks and crypto exchanges and ensuring fraud-free payment processing.

Come join us and help define the next generation of payment services, fraud prevention, and cryptocurrency.

We’re looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and collaborative AML and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). As a part of the Compliance team, you’ll work in the areas of AML/CTF. You’ll play a key role in fulfilling and building the AML/KYC framework for a dynamic, fast-growing, and regulated financial institution in Lithuania.

What your daily tasks would look like:

  • Maintain the company’s AML/CTF policy and procedures
  • Ensure all relevant regulatory required compliance policies and procedures are kept up-to-date and that new procedures are implemented, where necessary
  • Adjust, maintain and run the day to day operations of the AML/CFT policies focusing on KYC (onboarding of private and legal customers) and transaction monitoring
  • Being involved in establishing the basis on which a risk-based approach to the prevention of ML and TF is put into practice
  • The design maintains and continuously test the effectiveness of AML/CFT controls in accordance with the organization’s risk appetite
  • Regular reports to management bodies on AML/CFT 
  • Providing training on AML/CFT matters 
  • Retrieve, consolidate and report AML/Compliance KPIs to support upper management
  • Design maintains and continuously perform QA of employees
  • Participate in additional projects and advise employees and management on AML/CFT matters

What we need from you:

  • At least 5 years of compliance experience in the fintech/payments or financial services industry/working in AML/KYC teams
  • Fluent English and Lithuanian, with outstanding written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Lithuanian and European regulations related to AML/CTF and KYC
  • Organizational skills, analytical, pragmatic, solution-orientated and ability to prioritize and execute projects in an ever-changing environment
  • You’re self-driven, detail-oriented and adept at time management
  • Ability to analyze situations and information quickly, and confident escalating issues when appropriate 
  • You enjoy the process rather than a quick result
  • You enjoy collaborating with colleagues

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree and/or relevant AML/CFT certification (ACAMS; ICA; etc.…) - an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an AML/CFT compliance roles within a regulated financial institution
  • Experience in payment services and/or virtual assets - an advantage


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