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Transaction Monitoring Analyst

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Do you want to be at the forefront of the fight against money laundering, and utilize your analytical mindset to identify unusual or unexpected behaviour? 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 450 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 Transaction Monitoring Analyst to join our Business AML function. You will be reporting to the local team lead of Transaction Monitoring and become 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
  • ​Conduct investigations on clients’ merchants and other corporate entities
  • ​Ensure timely closure of alerts
  • ​Collate information to form concise decisions on complex cases
  • ​Raise suspicious transactions and activities directly with Compliance
  • ​Identify relevant money laundering and terrorist financing typologies and trends
  • Ad hoc AML projects within the team

Skills & 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. You also have a strong working knowledge of the global legislative and regulatory framework for AML and 2 or more years of experience in AML/Financial Crime Operations and/or Investigations, including a minimum of 1 year of direct experience in transaction monitoring, preferably in Payments/Fintech or Correspondent Banking.

Preferably, you have strong financial crime/AML subject matter expertise and experience and have a keen eye for suspicious behaviour. You are comfortable with utilising information from several sources to make a concise decision.

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. Finally, we expect you to be a knowledge sharing team-player who creates positive working relationships with others.

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

Join Banking Circle

If this position has caught your interest and you have what we are 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 is like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Katja Linnea Serritzlew from our People Team (no agencies, please) 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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