Senior Transaction Monitoring Specialist - Quality Assurance jobs in Malta - February 2024
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Senior Transaction Monitoring Specialist

Deriv (Europe) Ltd , Central Malta

Published on 16 Jan 2024

Expired on 15 Feb 2024

Deriv (Europe) Ltd is currently looking to recruit a Senior Transaction Monitoring Specialist.

Job Description

In your role as a Senior Specialist in Transaction Monitoring, you will be a key member of the rapidly expanding Financial Crime team at Deriv Group. Your primary responsibility will be to take an SME role in designing, implementing, and enhancing the Transaction Monitoring Framework. You will also play a pivotal role in providing day-to-day support to our transaction monitoring teams.

  • Acting as a bridge between our onboarding analysts and our sales/Relationship Managers, ensuring they comprehend the transaction monitoring process and offering guidance on relevant criteria.
  • Leading efforts to fine-tune system configurations, reducing false positive alerts through recalibration, rule adjustments, and threshold optimization.
  • Conducting thorough reviews of transactional histories for flagged accounts, taking appropriate actions, and refining rules as necessary.
  • Serving as an escalation point for complex transaction alerts, making swift decisions and recommendations.
  • Managing and mentoring a team of Transaction Monitoring Analysts across various product lines, ensuring alignment with Deriv's business strategy and risk appetite.
  • Defining and implementing new transaction monitoring alerts for enhanced detection.
  • Offering your expertise in financial crime prevention, risk management, KYC/KYB (Know Your Customer/Know Your Business), and regulatory frameworks.
  • Ensuring the team follows escalation procedures, including internal Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) submissions.
  • Conducting one-on-one sessions to maintain team engagement, motivation, and alignment.
  • Delivering training sessions to Transaction Monitoring Analysts, ensuring continuous professional development.

Desired Profile

We prioritize individuals with exceptional critical thinking and rational analysis skills for this role. If you're passionate about unraveling the complexities of transaction monitoring and can articulate effective solutions, we invite you to join our team. Your insights will shape our financial compliance measures and ensure industry-standard adherence.

We're looking for professionals with a minimum of 5 years' relevant experience and a Professional Certifications relating to Financial Crime Compliance.

Proven experience in transaction monitoring within a regulated environment, particularly in a brokerage setting, is highly desirable. We value individuals who drive change, influence stakeholders, and inspire proactive improvements. Advanced analytical skills, including trend identification and meticulous attention to detail, are essential. Join us and contribute to our commitment to robust compliance and risk management practices.


  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Travel and internet allowances
  • A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
  • Ample team-building and bonding activities
  • Great overseas travel opportunities


Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years)
Experience Level
Quality Assurance
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