Compliance Analyst


London, UK

June 28, 2021

Your mission is to prevent the GoCardless platform from being used to commit financial crime, ensuring we minimise any impact on legitimate customers.

  • You will act as the subject matter expert on compliance matters within the team to drive continuous compliance with existing processes
  • Conducting AML/CTF investigations. You’ll continuously look to innovate the way we investigate, coming up with new data-driven ways to spot suspicious behaviour
  • You’ll review transaction data to identify suspicious patterns
  • You’ll understand the end to end compliance operations processes, and continually drive operational improvements, ensuring that everything we do is documented
  • Identifying opportunities to upskill other team members and proactively sharing knowledge with the team and the broader company
  • Remain current with industry developments, new technologies and new rules and regulations
  • You’ll work closely with the team, MLRO and Director of Compliance Operations to operationalise financial crime policies
  • You’ll conduct enhanced due diligence on clients and review Adverse Media, PEPs and Sanctions screening alerts

What we’re looking for

  • You’re curious and need to understand how everything fits together. If someone can’t tell you the answer, you’ll find a way to figure it out
  • You’re a self-starter. You go and find things to improve and don’t need to wait to be given challenges
  • Data is the base for everything you do. You’re able to find new and innovative ways to detect and investigate suspicious activity by analysing large data sets
  • You have experience using business intelligence tools such as Looker
  • Strong KYC/AML background and investigations experience. You’ve worked as part of a team focusing on transaction monitoring, investigations and quality assurance
  • Experience in drafting and submitting suspicious activity reports to the relevant authorities
  • You can manage multiple priorities at the same time and thrive in an environment where you’ll need to switch your focus quickly
  • You can demonstrate experience in taking ownership and delivering impact
  • Relevant ACAMS, ICA or similar training certification in AML/CFT and sanctions

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