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Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

an unserem Standort in Sliema

Feste Anstellung | Vollzeit | Mit Berufserfahrung


As EPG, we are a fintech company doing exciting things in the e-wallet business. We have offices in Malta, Germany, Bulgaria and Greece and from a legal and compliance perspective we are supporting the teams at a time of development and growth.

As Legal Counsel, you will be forming part of the Second Line team, and you will be working closely with all internal stakeholders to provide legal advisory guidance and support, with a strong emphasis on contract management. You will also be acting as Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer, ensuring adherence to AML/CFT regulations, and internal policies and procedures.

Responsibilities
  • As Legal Counsel (m/f/d), forming part of the Second Line Team within the Company, you will be tasked with drafting, reviewing, and overseeing contracts and agreements to ensure they align with legal obligations and business objectives, and provide comprehensive legal advice, including conducting legal research and advising on supervisory and regulatory issues.
  • You will play a key role in advising on the legal implications of internal policies and business decisions, supporting the Head of Compliance on crucial regulatory compliance matters, and contributing to GDPR and data privacy protection initiatives.
  • In the capacity of Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer, your responsibilities will include assisting the MLRO in the oversight and management of the organization's AML framework, ensuring robust compliance with AML/CFT regulations.
  • Additionally, you will deputize for the MLRO in their absence, which involves reporting suspicious transactions and activities in accordance with AML policies and procedures, thus upholding the organization's commitment to stringent AML compliance. standards.
Qualifications
  • Preferably three or more years experience working in a legal related role, especially in contract management and within a regulated environment, particularly financial services and AML/CFT regulations.
  • A tertiary level qualification in law, with a focus on Corporate Law, Financial Services Law, or a related field.
  • An ability to work autonomously, with a good pro-active approach to work.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ethical and high integrity standards.
  • Strong team player with effective interpersonal skills.
What to expect:
  • General conditions: Flexible working time models, hybrid work model, competitive salary 
  • Advanced training & career: High degree of personal responsibility, diverse development opportunities throughout the entire group of companies 
  • Team & Community: Open door attitude, friendly corporate culture, staff events, departmental events 
  • Exclusive offers: Local offers and a great office location

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EPG Financial Services

Company

EPG Financial Services


EPG Financial Services Limited (‘EPG’) is a Maltese licensed Financial Institution, authorised to offer an attractive portfolio of payment solutions as well as e-money products. As a regulated Institution, EPG merges technologies, services and security into optimised payments solutions for its customers.
Our company group offers entertainment, innovation and international and cutting-edge technology to millions of people worldwide. We have almost 15,000 people working under our MERKUR sun committed to our company’s ideals. Come join us.



Contact

Calvin Cassar

Merkur-Allee 1-15
32339 Espelkamp