Underwriter/Risk Analyst

  • PayVision
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Aug 01, 2017
Full time Risk

Job Description

With solid business growth and an ever-expanding team of payment experts, Payvision is growing its Amsterdam Risk Team with an Underwriter Analyst. The Underwriter Analyst will be focusing on our European portfolio, validating KYC/CDD documentation, analyzing financials and mitigating brand risk. You will also be required to communicate with the sales organization to obtain relevant information to make prudent underwriting decisions and to assist in further development of the company as a whole. On a continuous basis you will be expected to monitor the merchant portfolio and to pro-actively take action when needed.


Company information:

Informal, innovative, ambitious, and professional – Payvision is focused on providing best in class technology-driven services to the fast-growing global market for online ecommerce payments. With over a decade in the global payments market, Payvision simplifies the complexity of local and cross-border ecommerce. We provide our customers with flexible and easy to integrate credit card and alternative payment method processing services via our highly effective and reliable platform developed by our leading IT teams based in Amsterdam and Madrid. Headquartered in Amsterdam and with offices across Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific, we offer over 150 transaction currencies, a high-end reporting interface and a solid risk management solution in over 40 countries. By hiring experts all over the world Payvision will continue its strong growth in global omnichannel commerce and remain a dynamic and exciting company to work for.



  • Analyze new prospects KYC/CDD documentation to safeguard they meet our standards as well as to define the overall risk of their business model
  • Analyze financials for new and existing merchants to make sure that we have the correct reserve amount to keep our financial exposure under control
  • Execute periodic reviews and reporting on existing merchants to ensure KYC/CDD requirements and card scheme rules and regulations
  • Provide support to Sales and Account management on potential clients in regards to company acceptance policies
  • Provide support for audits of external parties
  • Provide reports and support to upper management


We request:

  • Bachelor or Master degree, finance or card scheme or comparable experience
  • 3- 5 years of Underwriting and/or Risk Management experience in the credit card processing /merchant banking industry
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication skills with ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of AML, KYC, PCI DSS, OFAC, MasterCard and VISA regulations and other regulatory guidelines
  • The ability to work with, influence and advice senior management regarding risks in the online and offline payments environment
  • The ability to effectively present information and write business reports
  • The ability to make financial analyses
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbally)
  • Determent and results oriented
  • Strong learning attitude, pro-active and hands-on mentality


We offer:


  • A challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment
  • Small teams, where personal development is highly valued
  • An office in one of the world’s most vibrant cities: Amsterdam
  • Work within a successful, dynamic and growing organization with a matching company spirit
  • Opportunity to gain experience in the Finance / Ecommerce / Payments industries which are innovative and becoming increasingly data driven
  • Excellent primary and secondary remuneration conditions