Compliance Senior Manager - Jersey MLRO & MLCO - VJL (& VTC(J)L) / VFSL

Requisition ID:  6038

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution. That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable. Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities. At the heart of everything we do are our core values:  Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.”

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Vistra Jersey is currently recruiting for Compliance AML Senior Manager to work closely supporting the Head of Compliance in Jersey to help deliver compliance support to the Jersey business, ensuring the smooth running of the day-to-day complicance function. This is an exciting time to join our business which will continue to grow under the guidance of our newly appointed CEO Simon Webster. We are a fast paced, entrepreneurial business with ambitious growth plans to be the market leader in Corporate Services. We have a robust compliance function in Jersey and you will be working with an experienced team.


Key responsibilities:


  • Responsible for ensuring comprehensive compliance arrangements are in place in accordance with JFSC.
  • Appointment as Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Money Laundering Compliance Officer for both the Trust and Funds businesses.
  • Responsibility for assisting with the development, implementation, and oversight of the future AML/CFT Compliance strategy and policy, to ensure robust arrangements and management of the AML/CFT function under local regulations.
  • Provide strong, strategic direction for the local office, acting as a point of technical AML/CFT compliance delivery to ensure the expected standards of the regulator and the Vistra group are met.
  • Providing oversight and technical advice on significant business projects and lead projects which have an AML/CFT compliance/regulatory focus. Report all AML/CFT regulatory matters.
  • Prepare and deliver AML/CFT compliance reports, including presentation of formal detailed quarterly AML/CFT reports to the local boards of directors, to include additional ad-hoc reporting as required.
  • Assist with the management of all key AML/CFT aspects of the relationship with the JFSC, ensuring appropriate regular contact, to include all AML visits/examinations, agreeing remedial action and ensure submission of all necessary reporting within required deadlines.
  • Assist with the management of all key aspects of any external and internal audit process, agreeing and delivering on remedial action within agreed deadlines
  • Work with Senior Management in the ongoing development of the company’s risk-based monitoring programme and internal operating procedures and make recommendations for improvements in the manner in which compliance is achieved.
  • Interpret and disseminate information about AML regulatory changes and adapt procedures, documents, and compliance tools to accommodate these rule changes.
  • Make recommendations for any improvements and efficiencies within the

                compliance function in relation to AML processes.

  • Provide AML support to the Operations Team to ensure compliance on-boarding of new clients.
  • Establish effective auditable arrangements for AML training for all staff.
  • Comply with all local regulatory and AML/CFT requirements.
  • Comply with all Group policies and procedures relevant to the role.
  • Report suspicious transactions to the duly designated person.


      Relevant Experience :


  • Proven experience in working with the JFSC and on compliance issues within the finance industry.
  • Detailed knowledge of the local regulatory legislation and requirements.
  • Strong AML Compliance technical knowledge.
  • Previous experience dealing with senior executives and management.
  • Solid understanding of the key deliverables required by the local regulator and their impact on Vistra’s business.
  • Methodical with strong analytic skills; ability to interpret and summarise complex information for onward communication to the Jersey boards and externally as required.
  • Self-motivated and highly organised with the ability to work under pressure handling multiple tasks with changing priorities.
  • Proven effective supervisory and management skills in being flexible, creative, team-oriented, and process-driven.
  • Confident and motivational with excellent communication skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.


  Qualifications :


JFSC Category B, Table 4/5 qualification or equivalent.

If this role has a requirement for principal person or key person status a Category A Table 4 qualification is required.


 Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the       world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!

















Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra. We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company. This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.

Vistra (Jersey) Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.



Department:  LRC (B403114)

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