AML Analyst

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Fraud & Security, Payments, Compliance
Location:
UK
Salary Description:
competitive salary and benefits
Posted:
14-Sep-21
Job Ref:
15928

The Role:
As an AML Analyst you will be responsible for identifying high risk customers and undertaking CDD and EDD checks in line with the business’s predetermined approach. You will work to enhance and improve the methodology, and identity opportunities for technical automation of the checks where appropriate, enabling you to focus on the most challenging cases.

Never a boring day, you’ll be spending your time working with remote teams in a number of countries to support in performing reviews of customers and acquiring local market expertise. Reporting to the Head of Compliance, you will work closely to drive improvements and support in building knowledge of AML across the business.

This role will be vital in developing AML frameworks and delivering process improvements.

What you will be doing:
 Review high risk customers and perform CDD and EDD checks as required
 Review PEP screening results and undertake the necessary actions
 Work with international teams to support in performing customer reviews by acquiring local market knowledge
 Identify opportunities to automate processes, leaving you to focus on high-risk cases
 Utilise information gained through undertaking customer reviews to drive recommendations on how the processes could be improved
 Facilitate the review and submission of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)

What you need for this role:
 Experience working in an AML focused role, preferably in a regulated sector such as banking or gaming
 A background in AML and undertaking due diligence checks on customers
 The ability to work proactively and independently
 Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
 Strong understanding of AML frameworks
 Preferably hold a relevant professional qualification in AML

Who you are:
 You’ll possess excellent interpersonal skills, capable of influencing remote teams across a number of different locations.
 Personable, yet firm. Not afraid to challenge and direct where required.
 A great communicator with the ability to present complex information succinctly across all levels of the business.
 Detail oriented with the ability to confidently make decisions.
 An interest in emerging markets.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: euan
Email:

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