Senior AML Analyst

As a Senior AML Analyst specialising in Anti-money Laundering (AML) / Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) the individual will assist with the continuing client due diligence (CDD) procedures both pre and post client / investor take-on and will be a key advisor to the business, clients, and investors on AML matters.

The role requires daily liaison with other Risk and Compliance employees and with both client facing teams within the company as well as our clients.

Missions

  • Undertake CDD enquiries and collate documentation
  • Ensure accurate and complete CDD records are maintained to cover new business, name changes, transfers of interest and changes in structure (Promoters, Carry vehicles, General Partners, Management, GP Entities, Investors, POAs & SPVs etc)
  • Review and assess CDD files to evaluate the inherent AML risk and where appropriate escalate cases to the money laudering reporting officer as required
  • Provide guidance to Administration teams and key stakeholders to ensure CDD files are prepared accurately, completely and in a timely manner
  • Ensure CDD procedures are carried out in line with AML laws, regulations, guidelines and company policies and procedures
  • Manage and administer the production, review and remediation of reports resulting from the use of the automated screening tool
  • Prepare AML KPI reports as required for the Fund AIFMs
  • Perform periodic reviews of CDD files
  • Ability to deal with external parties (clients/investors/advisors/service providers) to discuss and explain any AML/CFT requirement and request
  • Remain fully up to date with anti-money laundering legislations and guidance with an awareness of developing AML/CFT methodologies and policies where necessary
  • Assist with the training and development of more junior members of the AML Team

Profil

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree preferably in Law, Economics, Finance or other relevant subjects or equivalent professional qualification
  • Ability to take ownership and demonstrate initiative, to negotiate, influence, build consensus and successfully navigate within a demanding environment
  • Self-motivated and capable of prioritising and organising workloads as required
  • A good understanding of, and experience with, performing AML/CFT activities within a financial services company, in relation to AML/CFT subjects, Luxembourg alternative investment funds (“AIFs”) and corporate services
  • Ideally at least three years’ experience in AML/CFT or a compliance role within the financial services sector would represent a strong asset for this position; and Experience and knowledge of Funds would be an advantage
  • Good management skills and proven service delivery skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • An analytical approach with good research skills
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel
  • A high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Fluent in English. French or German could also be an advantage
Job Category: AML/KYC
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Luxembourg

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