Risk Officer - Legal jobs in Malta - October 2023
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Risk Officer

AWS Malta Ltd , Any

Expires in 17 days (22 Oct 2023)

AWS Malta Ltd is currently looking to recruit a Risk Officer to join their team on a full/part-time basis.

Job Role:
The risk officer is responsible for the effective assumption of manageable risk and helps the organization avoid anything that might threaten the successful execution of the company’s duties. The job description of the risk officer accounts for the unique set of skills and abilities that allows for the individual to anticipate and hopefully eliminate such threats and keep the company operating effectively. The risk officer serves the other managers and executives and oversees much of the financial and accounting departments in the company.

Duties & responsibilities:
  • Identifies potential threats to the financial stability of the company, including risky credit, investments, and portfolio inefficiencies
  • Detects potential threats to operational efficiency including underperforming resources, personnel liabilities, property inefficiencies, and safety risks
  • Recognizes potential threats to the company’s reputation including marketing missteps
  • Prepares and maintains internal and external data gathering for risk analysis and reporting
  • Designs and implements methods for avoiding potential threats using available risk metric software and personal knowledge of the industry
  • Delivers regular risk analysis reports to company executives complete with actionable plans for avoiding or preventing potential threats at all levels
  • Coordinates programs designed to minimize threats and anticipate threats to the company
  • Develops insurance strategies and financing techniques to appropriately deal with any unanticipated losses
  • Oversees all audits of accounting practices, safety measures, and compliance reports
  • Conducts regular risk assessments either through a team of risk management experts or personally on site
  • Manages and prepares all documentation related to risk assessments and reviews of standard operating procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be familiar with insurance and liability as well as compliance standards for the industry, including financial, property, operational, or personnel reporting, regulations, and standards
  • Must have extensive knowledge of financing and insurance strategies to build up preventative measures against potential losses
  • Must be able to take charge and act assertively without guidance
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must possess knowledge of risk analysis, database management, risk metrics, and capital management
  • Extensive knowledge of legal requirements and compliance regulations
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to manage a team
  • Must be both a problem solver and a risk taker
  • Proficient with risk management, auditing techniques, and accounting standards and principles.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or risk management
  • Master of Public Administration degree  
  • Master of Business Administration or law degree  
  • Must have at least 5 years in risk management, insurance or liability research, or actuarial management

Your benefits: 

  • International team and nice colleagues from all over the world
  • Grown company with start-up character: short communication channels and helpful, committed colleagues.

AWS Malta Ltd:
AWS Malta Ltd operates the financial service sendvalu. sendvalu is a reliable partner for worldwide money transfers. We are an internationally operating financial services company specialising in providing fast, secure and cost-effective money transfers for individuals around the world. Our mission is to make global money transfer accessible and easy for everyone. We want to break down barriers and help people send money quickly and securely to their families or friends, regardless of their location. In doing so, we place great emphasis on low fees, user-friendly platforms and excellent customer service. We use state-of-the-art security technologies to ensure that information and transactions are protected. We are licensed and regulated by the relevant financial regulators to provide the best possible protection for our customers.

Full / Part time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
Experience Level
Financial Services

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