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Customer Due Diligence Analyst

Department

Compliance

Location

Birkirkara, Malta

Position Type

Permanent

About the position

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented CDD Analyst to join our growing Compliance team. You will play a vital role in ensuring adherence to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations. Your primary responsibility will be conducting ongoing Customer Due Diligence (CDD) to maintain accurate and up-to-date client information.

About us

PKF Malta is a first-tier, medium-sized audit, and accountancy practice that has carried the PKF International brand for almost 30 years. A multi-disciplinary firm, bringing together the legal, insurance, economic, and financial professions into a holistic and welcoming sphere.

Our success is dependent on the strength of great teamwork and we also take pride in championing individual capabilities. We are firm believers in setting the scene for the opportunity, allowing careers to naturally branch out while nurturing the same.

Responsibilities

  • Collect and verify client identification documents (passport, ID card, etc.).
  • Research and screen clients against sanctions lists and PEP (Politically Exposed Person) databases.
  • Obtain and analyze additional customer information based on risk assessments.
  • Maintain accurate and complete client CDD records in our compliance management system.
  • Monitor and update client information for ongoing CDD compliance.
  • Identify and escalate suspicious activity or potential red flags to senior compliance personnel.
  • Assist with the onboarding of new clients (including KYC tasks).
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant AML/KYC regulations and best practices.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Finance, Business Administration, etc.) preferred.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Understanding of AML/KYC regulations is a plus.
  • Experience in a similar role is ideal.
  • Be ready for new challenges and to learn on the go.

Why work at PKF work? Check out some of our company benefits:

  • Competitive salary with annual increases.
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Gain valuable experience in the field of compliance.
  • Career development opportunities and job security.
  • Employee referral bonus ranging from €500 to €1000 (T&Cs apply).
  • Professional development: access to both in-house and external training programs.
  • Ensuring a healthy work-life balance with a hybrid work arrangement and flexibility.
  • A youthful, enjoyable, and welcoming work environment.
  • An open-door policy with Seniors and Partners.
  • Compensation for overtime work (when applicable).
  • Regular team bonding activities held each month.
  • Study leave offered to enhance your skills and knowledge.

Send your CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@pkfmalta.com