Senior Transaction Monitoring Analyst – London

Do you want to be at the forefront of the fight against money laundering, and utilize your analytical mindset to identify unusual or unexpected behaviours? Then this may be exactly the challenge you are looking for.

We offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant bank with more than 320 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a faster, more inclusive, and more competitive cross-border payments 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 Senior Transaction Monitoring Analyst to join our Business AML function.

You will be reporting to the Head of Transaction Monitoring and be a part of a dynamic, knowledgeable and collaborative team of AML professionals to ensure that the business meets its Anti-Money Laundering obligations

Key responsibilities:

  • Monitor transactions for suspicious behaviour
  • Collate information to form concise decisions
  • Manage the day-to-day prioritisation of alerts
  • Scope new monitoring scenarios and tune existing scenarios
  • Provide coaching and guidance to junior team members
  • Handle complex cases as required
  • Identify risks and deficiencies, and design corrective actions
  • Identify relevant typologies and trends

Skills and qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have a relevant educational background (at least a Bachelor’s degree) and demonstrated knowledge of global financial crime typologies and regulations. You will have 5 or more years’ experience in AML/Financial Crime Operations and/or Investigations, including a minimum of 3 years of direct experience in transaction monitoring, preferably in Payments/Fintech or Correspondent Banking. You have a keen eye for suspicious behaviour, and are comfortable with utilising information from several sources to make a concise decision. Ideally, you would have experience in transaction scenario tuning, user interface development and procedural changes, as well as experience in supervising and/or coaching junior team members.​

As a person, you take ownership and are solution oriented in your approach to challenges. You are proactive in a fast-paced environment, a confident decision-maker and a strong analytical problem solver with a high attention to detail. Solid IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel are required. You are accustomed to working in an international environment, with stakeholders in different countries. Finally, we expect you to be a knowledge sharing team-player who creates positive working relationships with others.

The position is based at our London office. As Banking Circle is an international company it is a requirement that you are completely fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. Fluency in other languages is an asset.

Join Banking Circle

If the position has caught your interest and you have what we´re looking for, then please send us your resume and application (in English ​only) via the apply link below. 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 Simon Scott Hansen from our People Team on +45 31493650.

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, color, 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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