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Senior Sanctions Advisory Analyst

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Do you thrive in handling complex Sanctions investigations, and do you see yourself as a Subject Matter Expert within Sanctions? Then you might be the Senior Sanctions Advisory Analyst we are looking for.

We offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant company with more than 360 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development is going hand in hand.

To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire a highly skilled Senior Sanctions Advisory Analyst, who will assist in the development of systems and controls to adequately demonstrate an effective Sanctions framework from both a strategic and BAU perspective.

You will be reporting to the Head of Sanctions and be a part of our growing Sanctions Screening team who forms part of the 1st Line Business AML function and is responsible for establishing, maintaining and operationalising procedures, systems and controls to mitigate and effectively manage Sanctions risk.

Key Responsibilities

  • ​Maintenance and ownership of appropriate Policy and Procedures
  • ​Investigating complex cases derived from a variety of sources
  • ​Conduct and review enterprise-wide and new-product risk assessments
  • ​Enhance collaboration across the wider AML teams
  • ​Deliver, support and embed relevant training for colleagues
  • ​Engage with senior stakeholders in the management of live incidents and emerging issues
  • ​Assist in the compilation of required performance and risk metrics

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Sanctions function, both advisory and operational, and you have an ICA Sanctions Diploma/ACAMS CGSS or similar. Preferably you have experience within the Payment, Fintech or Crypto space.

You have a strong knowledge of Sanctions Legislation and regulation in the EU, UK, US and other relevant jurisdictions. You have a strong understanding of Financial Crime risk (Sanctions, AML and ABC), and you are used to working with and understanding Sanctions Systems and controls.

As a person, you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and you thrive in an ever changing and dynamic environment. You are results driven, proactive and you have a strong sense of accountability and a motivated approach in your work.

As Banking Circle is an international company it’s a requirement that you are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. If you master other relevant languages it will be an asset.

The position will be based at Banking Circle’s Office in London.

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If this position has caught your interest and you have what we’re looking for, then please send us your resume and application via the apply link. As we will be conducting interviews continuously we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it’s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Parminder Turna, Head of Sanctions at

Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

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