Compliance Analyst

  • Currency Cloud
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Jul 19, 2017
Full time Compliance

Job Description

About the role...

Our Compliance department is looking for talented Compliance Analyst to join the team. While we also have an office based in New York, the role will join the team at our HQ in London.

To oversee all aspects of regulatory and legal compliance applicable to the company.

This will include but is not limited to:

  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Economic / financial sanctions
  • Payment Services / E-money Directive

The role of our Compliance Analyst 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.

The Details…
  • Checking and investigating sanctions hits.
  • Reviewing and responding to provider bank KYC requests. Assisting in the application and maintenance of provider bank relationships.
  • Conducting KYC refreshes of existing clients. Supporting audits of existing clients.
  • Conducting transaction monitoring.
  • Responding to ad hoc queries from the business regarding specialist compliance matters. 
  • Supporting regulatory applications. Maintaining current regulatory licences.
  • Proactively suggesting improvements to compliance policies and procedures.
  • Supporting data-protection compliance.
  • The identification and reporting of suspicious activity to relevant global financial intelligence units.
  • Other Compliance administrative tasks as assigned
  • Undertaking assigned compliance project work.
  • Gather, review and record KYC on Currencycloud prospects. Identify and escalate any risks present with suggested solutions.
  • Proactively update the sales team with KYC progress that impacts the on-boarding process.
  • Ensure KYC paperwork is stored and system updates are completed in accordance with company procedures.
What skills & experience do I need?
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter, motivated. Ability to develop and implement new processes
  • Passionate about the benefits of a positive compliance culture
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure