Compliance Specialist - End Client Onboarding
Our Compliance department is looking for talented Compliance Specialists to join the team to oversee all aspects of regulatory and legal compliance applicable to the company.
The role of the Compliance Specialist will be to ensure that an appropriate and comprehensive compliance framework has been both developed and implemented in these and other areas. This role will act as our specialist compliance adviser to the business.
Conduct a review of clients' applications at the point of onboarding
Carry out know-your-customer (KYC) and enhanced customer due diligence (ECDD) on new clients
Conduct sanction/PEP screening and investigate potential hits
Support data-protection compliance
Review the effectiveness of current monitoring rules and settings and provide feedback on ways to optimise
Continuously review current processes and suggest improvements to the process as well as systems used
Work cross-departmental to proactively identify and resolve operational compliance queries
Undertake assigned Compliance project work
Identification and reporting of suspicious activity to relevant global financial intelligence units
Proactively escalate urgent cases to management for further review
Keep up-to-date with current and future regulatory changes that affect the business and use this knowledge to proactively suggest improvements to compliance policies and procedures.
Which skills are required?
Excellent analytical skills and ability to work in a methodical manner with high attention to detail
Ability to work independently to manage assigned tasks to ensure daily targets are met
An accountable worker who takes ownership of cases from start to finish
Team player who enjoys working with others in order to achieve a shared goal efficiently and effectively
Ability to reprioritise and multitask at short notice to meet tight deadlines
Be articulate, numerate, organised, hardworking and able to build excellent relationships
Knowledge & Expertise…
Have an interest in having a career in Compliance within the payments, financial services, technology or FX industry
Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
Economic / financial sanctions
Payment Services / E-money Directive
No specific qualifications required:
Nice to haves:
- Degree in Maths, Economic, Business Studies or a similar field
- Compliance qualification (eg ICA)
Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.