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Senior AML Officer

  • Location

    Luxembourg, Luxembourg

  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    90,000 €

  • Contact:

    Lucy Henry

  • Contact email:

    lucy.henry@jcwresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    64093

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-11

  • Consultant:

    Lucy Russell - Henry

I am currently looking for a senior compliance professional to join a rapidly growing payment and e-commerce firm in Luxembourg.

You will work closely with Luxembourg and other EU regulators, other AML team members, legal, risk management, data privacy and other legal/compliance professionals, as well as business and operation teams.

I am looking for an entrepreneurial minded candidate with strong interpersonal skills, experienced in the relevant AML-FT and sanctions in payments or financial services industry.

Responsibilities

  • You will be in charge the oversight of all activities relating to the prevention and detection of AML and Sanctions.
  • Providing support and guidance to key stakeholders of the business to ensure that AML and sanctions risks are adequately identified, understood, and managed.
  • Carry out risk assessment at the group level.
  • Work with the technology team to select and implement relevant technology solutions.
  • Actively identify and report suspicious transactions by reviewing internal disclosures and act as the main point of contact with the Luxemburg and other Europe regulators and law enforcement agencies.
  • Continuously develop and review the AML-Ft and sanctions detection systems to ensure they remain up to date, meet current statutory and regulatory requirements and are effective in managing risks arising from the business.

Key Capabilities

  • Proven compliance experience within the payments industry
  • Strong regulatory compliance experience and demonstrable skills in AML, privacy and security, consumer protection and federal/state regulatory management.
  • Knowledgeable in fintech, payment systems, money transmitter licensing or similar legal and regulatory requirements in Europe.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Experience with e-commerce and payments is preferred.