Job title: Senior Risk and Compliance Officer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Location: Ebene, Mauritius
Job published: 2021-02-18
Job ID: 32394

Job Description

Published Description:

Our client, a company in the digital gaming industry is seeking a Senior Compliance and Risk Officer/ AML Officer.

This person will be responsible to assist and support the Compliance and Risk function ensuring that all laws, regulations and policies governing are actively followed in the day to day running of the business. You will also act as a Money laundering officer for the company.



  • To assist in the implementation of robust and effective compliance and risk control within the organisation.
  • To participate in risk management reviews, coordinate the development of risk management plans, follow up on outstanding risks, assist in developing and providing risk reporting and implement internal controls to mitigate risks.
  • To conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure compliance with the standard operating and the set guidelines.
  • To review and analyse security processed relating to the client’s environment and complete ICT security audits as required.
  • To review the retailer portfolio and conduct regular monitoring.
  • Check and review customers’ and retailers’ KYC documents.
  • To review and analyse security processed relating to the client’s environment and complete ICT security audits as required.
  • To assist in the development and publication of Information Security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines based on the knowledge of best practices and compliance requirements.
  • Performs data classification assessment, security audits and manage remediation plans.
  • To organize appropriate risk reporting internally and externally.
  • To provide and analyse reports on a regular basis as directed or requested by Senior Management.
  • To assist the Risk and Compliance Manager to instil a positive culture of risk management and compliance through training, communication and awareness sessions.
  • To provide advice and assistance as necessary in relation to Anti Money Laundering related matters.
  • To identify and report suspicious transactions to the relevant authorities.
  • To review all regulatory interactions received by the Regulator.
  • Coordinate responses to all regulatory requests for information.
  • Draft the necessary communication to Regulators.
  • Customer To ensure good relationships with various departments and end-users in support of existing and changing requirements.
  • To provide adequate training to internal employees on any related policies and procedures.
  • Without any delay, report any material finding or incident to management or, if management is involved, to the Compliance and Risk Manager.



  • Experience preferred with 3+ years of relevant working experience in financial sector.
  • Proven Risk Management and/or audit experience with risk management principles.
  • Experience in a compliance monitoring system for use in monitoring and reporting activity.
  • Knowledge of laws & regulations governing the industry.
  • Sound knowledge of AML/CH framework.
  • To be able to undertake a gap analysis of IT infrastructure and information security practices against ISO27001 based Security Standards and Regulatory Compliance standards.
  • Ensure the security and integrity of all assets.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO27001 practices.



  • Degree in Business-related field or professional qualification in law/Accounting/Finance/IT.
  • Preferably hold an audit certification such as CISA/CIA. ISO 27001, CA or ACAMS certified will be an advantage.


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