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Head of AML Compliance


Head of AML Compliance

VGW is a fast-growing technology company and creator of market-leading online social games. With offices across Australia, USA, Canada, Malta and the Philippines we are on a mission to be the biggest gaming company in the world!

Due to major growth we are expanding our Legal team in Perth and currently looking for a Head of AML Compliance to join the team. 

As the Head of AML Compliance, you’ll be the regulatory and compliance “backbone” of VGW’s global business. You and your team will ensure that VGW operates within the law at all times, offering counsel on legal and compliance issues, creating an effective guardian of VGW and facilitating the development of VGW business strategies. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert and strategic legal advice to senior management and VGW boards of directors, including applicable financial crime laws
  • Minimizing legal risk by understanding current and proposed legislation, enforcing regulations, recommending new procedures and complying with legal requirements
  • Implementing VGW’s anti-financial crime program (AFCP) 
  • Overseeing the AFCP case investigation and escalation processes and VGW’s KYC-related processes 
  • Establishing compliance standards and designing improvements to internal control structures 
  • Attracting, mentoring and fostering high-performing teams while proactively managing the capacity of your teams to ensure the compliance function is effective and robust

What you will bring to the role:

  • At least 8+ years of post-admission experience gained within a global in-house legal team or international law firm
  • Experience applying legal and compliance frameworks to multi-jurisdictional regulatory environments
  • ACAMS (or equivalent) specialist-level certification and 5+ years of anti-money laundering experience is highly regarded
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create trust and respect within your team and with stakeholders

About VGW

VGW has been disrupting the online gaming world since 2010 and we're only getting started. We've assembled an incredibly talented global team who bring their passion, energy and expertise to build games that people love. 

At VGW, we have a modern approach to getting work done and a focus on creating an environment where amazing people can do amazing work. That means giving you the flexibility you need, providing spaces that will keep you comfortable and finding opportunities for you to keep learning and growing.

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If you want to join a team that does things differently apply today and we look forward to seeing what you can bring to our team.

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