Senior AML Analyst

  • WorldRemit
  • London, UK
  • Jan 03, 2019
Full time Compliance

Job Description

WorldRemit is changing the way people send money abroad. We’ve taken something complicated and made it simple.  Tap the WorldRemit App or click our website and your international transfer is made – to a bank account, cash pickup, Mobile Money, or airtime top-up. We send to more than 120 countries and the number is growing all the time.

Using WorldRemit is easy because we do the hard bit, connecting hundreds of banks, money agents, mobile operators and payment systems around the world.  These were never designed to work together, but WorldRemit makes it happen.

The mission of the Compliance Department is to assist in the implementation and oversight of the compliance functions embedded throughout WorldRemit and to carry out its mission with integrity and in accordance with WorldRemit’s legal, regulatory and ethical responsibilities. With 50 + regulatory jurisdictions and a truly global span, compliance at WorldRemit provides many exciting challenges and opportunities for those in the compliance area.

The Senior AML Analyst responsible for the analytical functions involved with the daily monitoring of the activities related to Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) compliance programs. Assist management with ensuring compliance with regulations, company policies and procedures through review of high risk reports; monitoring and reviewing data produced by the system to determine if transactions are suspicious in nature; identifying potential higher risk relationships; completing investigative work leading to Suspicious Activity Reports; partnering with personnel as it pertains to AML/CTF/sanctions issues; and remaining current on compliance matters as they relate to AML, Sanctions, CIP, and Due Diligence.

The main duties include:

  • Monitoring of initial and on-going Know Your Customers (KYC) requirements.
  • Auditing/Analysis of customer activities, by communicating with customers on the telephone/email to meet the WR ongoing customer due diligence requirements and obligations.
  • Attending to escalations of Sanction Screenings and matches.
  • Escalating any suspicious activity/concerns to the Compliance Officer.
  • Assist with any other Compliance related matters or projects as identified and assigned by the Compliance Officer.
  • Conducting suspicious activity and reputational risk investigations as warranted.
  • Carrying out any other tasks as may be requested from time to time.


  • BA/BS or compensating experience in AML and CTF compliance.
  • French or Spanish speaker preferable.
  • Team player adaptable to fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to manage tight processes, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Highly disciplined person, self-motivated, and delivery focused.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio).