AML Analyst

AML Analyst

Why is a role in our Transaction Monitoring team the next step for you?

Protecting Worldpay and our Global customer’s base against financial and/or reputational loss is at the heart of what we do! Our Transaction Monitoring team are responsible for analysing and assessing any potential financial crime risk that may occur through the payments we process for our customers. This is a key function within our business which helps mitigate any potential losses to Worldpay and protect the integrity of the payments system.

How will you add value on a day to day basis?

As an Anti Money Laundering (AML) Analyst you’ll be making balanced risk-reward decisions in an efficient and controlled environment. You’ll undertake detailed transaction risk assessment of merchants and completion of Suspicious Activity Reports. You will also undertake review of transactions alerted following Sanctions screening, and make related assessments. You will be a point of contact for police liaison and will assist with completion of legal production orders and evidential witness statements. You will have the ability to input into review, design and implementation of processes, with a focus on continual optimisation to ensure delivery of a “deliver best in class” service.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

This role requires someone who has proven experience of AML, preferably in a monitoring environment. You will be familiar with the acquisition business and have knowledge of other risk types including credit risk, fraud risk and Card Scheme compliance. An AML related qualification i.e. (ICA) Diploma in AML, ICA qualifications around financial crime or (ACAMS) is also desirable.  

You must have a general understanding of market place AML issues and AML suspicious activity transaction monitoring systems, sanctions screening, and data mining/analytical tools. You will also have strong ability to understand business unit specific AML risks, develop comprehensive user requirements, and provide recommendations for appropriate automated solutions to mitigate those risks.

You will have a high standard of written and verbal communication, we are looking for a “can do” attitude the ability to develop good working relationships with other stakeholders both internal and external. Attention to detail and consistency are key for this role with the drive to ensure tasks are followed through to completion. Finally, you must be able to adapt to new priorities, prioritising those where financial crime exposure is potentially the largest or most damaging to WP.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably


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Manchester / England

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Permanent- Full-time


November 27, 2017