AML Analyst

Recruiter
Worldpay
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Why Worldpay?
Protecting Worldpay and our Global customer's base against financial and/or reputational loss is at the heart of what we do! Our Transaction Monitoring team are responsible for analysing and assessing any potential financial crime risk that may occur through the payments we process for our customers. This is a key function within our business which helps mitigate any potential losses to Worldpay and protect the integrity of the payments system.

How will you add value?
As an Anti Money Laundering (AML) Analyst you'll be making balanced risk-reward decisions in an efficient and controlled environment. You'll undertake detailed transaction risk assessment of merchants and completion of Suspicious Activity Reports. You will also undertake review of transactions alerted following Sanctions screening, and make related assessments. You will be a point of contact for police liaison and will assist with completion of legal production orders and evidential witness statements. You will have the ability to input into review, design and implementation of processes, with a focus on continual optimisation to ensure delivery of a "deliver best in class" service.

What will make you the ideal candidate?
This role requires someone who has proven experience of AML, preferably in a monitoring environment. You will be familiar with the acquisition business and have knowledge of other risk types including credit risk, fraud risk and Card Scheme compliance. An AML related qualification i.e. (ICA) Diploma in AML, ICA qualifications around financial crime or (ACAMS) is also desirable.
You must have a general understanding of market place AML issues and AML suspicious activity transaction monitoring systems, sanctions screening, and data mining/analytical tools. You will also have strong ability to understand business unit specific AML risks, develop comprehensive user requirements, and provide recommendations for appropriate automated solutions to mitigate those risks.
You will have a high standard of written and verbal communication, we are looking for a "can do" attitude the ability to develop good working relationships with other stakeholders both internal and external. Attention to detail and consistency are key for this role with the drive to ensure tasks are followed through to completion. Finally, you must be able to adapt to new priorities, prioritising those where financial crime exposure is potentially the largest or most damaging to WP.

How is Worldpay changing the world?
Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.

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