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Job Type
Full-time
Permanent
Temporarily remote (COVID-19)
Qualifications
Experience:financial services data , 4 years (Required)

Full Job Description
The AML Agent is responsible for performing CIP, KYC, and AML compliance functions. Such functions include efficient gathering and reviewing of new client information, as well as monitoring financial transactions for existing clients to identify suspicious activities. The AML Agent must also complete PEP and Sanction checks on all new customers
Key Responsibilities:
Investigate and assess alerts relating to potential money laundering risks in the organization
Conduct independent research to gather and record data from internal systems, commercial databases, and the Internet
Assess and analyze research data
Handle due diligence investigations to support policies and procedures
Conduct investigations based on global standards, policies, tools, and procedures to ensure compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements
Ensure efficient identification and monitoring of activities and transactions considered suspicious
Write and prepare suspicious activity reports (SARs)
Ensure timely and efficient reporting of transactions considered suspicious
Daily assessment AML reports relating to potential suspicious activity
Stay current with money laundering and terrorist financing behaviors, issues, policies, regulations, criminal typologies, industry best practices, and developing trends
Help in identifying potential weaknesses in processes
Act as a subject matter expert to employees, providing guidance on what actions to take in dealing with high risk accounts
Handle development training for new employees
Collect documentary proof and build and maintain case files for transactions deemed suspicious
Ensure proper record-keeping of data collected and analyzed
Review PEP and Sanction triggers of possible matches
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Knowledge:
Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)
Ability to use pivot tables and work with an advanced statistical database and statistical methods and functions
Familiarity with AML issues and suspicious transaction monitoring systems
Anti-Money Laundering diploma or similar qualifications an advantage
Professional certification with an organization, such as the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), gives a distinct advantage
Skills:
Superb analytical skills
Ability to organize and analyze complex data sets
Ability to easily grasp and comprehend AML risks specific to a particular business unit and develop extensive user requirements as well as recommend automated solutions to reduce those risks
· Experience using data mining/analytical tools and KYC automated solutions as an asset
Strong research skills and experience working with online research tools
Attributes/Abilities:
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Successful candidate must be detail-oriented and highly confidential
Experience reviewing and analysing KYC documentation
Experience performing thorough analyses of customer information
Experience preparing suspicious activity reports (SARs)
Experience conducting investigations relating to AML beneficial
OTHER MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:
At least two years’ experience in financial services data analysis
Must be willing to work shifts, as our business is a 24-hour operation. The candidate will be required to work on a rotational shift basis, which includes work over weekends and public holidays
Must have reliable transport and a valid driver’s license
Flexibility in respect of working overtime as required
Ability to multi-task and handle several different projects
Strong work ethic and attention to detail
Proficient time management skills
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Experience:
financial services data : 4 years (Required)
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