Job Title

Senior Transaction Monitoring Analyst

Required Skills

Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is an international company that provides risk management and payment solutions across multiple overseas jurisdictions.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Review corporate clients to assess AML and fraud risk;
  • Monitor client transactions in line with the Monitoring Policy;
  • Review incoming, outgoing, and internal payments to assess rationale;
  • Conduct client sample testing in line with a defined program;
  • Ensure compliance alerts are cleared in a timely fashion;
  • Master various compliance platforms and systems to streamline department workflow;
  • Identify suspicious activity and follow the process to report these where required;
  • Be involved in the delivery of compliance projects ensuring technical excellence and a practical, business-driven approach;
  • Stay updated by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications;
  • Respond to queries from various business units promptly and efficiently;
  • Liaise with internal and external parties in relation to RFI requests;
  • Work with the front office/client services to give clear direction on customer due diligence requirements;
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of multi-party payment flows and document the control framework;
  • Review corporate, payment service providers, and merchant clients to assess AML and fraud risk;
  • Develop and enhance the existing Transaction Monitoring Program to facilitate mass payment monitoring;
  • Produce MI and reports to enable the business to assess key risks;
  • Support the delivery of compliance training to new members of the department;
  • Work closely with the Chief Compliance Officer to identify any major issues in relation to compliance;
  • Onboard clients across multi-sectors and jurisdictions in line with internal policy and external guidance such as JMLSG;
  • Strengthen the onboarding and monitoring controls to compensate for the enhanced risk that the diverse client base presents;
  • Work with the Compliance Director to strengthen the management information going to the Board;
  • Manage a team of Analysts and ensure they are receiving the necessary training;
  • Ensure that the Company continues to operate within the agreed parameters set out with external parties;
  • Continually develop and maintain a level of compliance, fraud, and AML expertise in the business;
  • Assist the Compliance Director by providing guidance, regulatory and financial crime advice as required;
  • Act as an escalation point for junior members of the team.


  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or a related field;
  • A relevant professional certification (e.g., ACAMS, CFE), will be considered an asset;
  • Have at least 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within the financial services industry, with a strong focus on EU and UK regulatory compliance and transaction monitoring;
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of EU and UK regulatory frameworks, including the 4th and 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directives, EU Funds Transfer Regulation, UK Money Laundering Regulations, and other relevant directives and regulations;
  • Be familiar with transaction monitoring tools and systems and have the ability to leverage technology for efficient and effective monitoring in accordance with EU and UK standards.

Personal Skills

  • Have excellent analytical skills;
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

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Sectors Finance, Legal & Compliance, Risk & Fraud


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