AML Analyst

Recruiter
Worldpay Global
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Aug 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Why is a role in our Transaction Monitoring team the next step for you?
On a typical day Worldpay process over 31 million mobile, online and in-store transactions - that's around 400 a second. In the UK we process approximately 42% of all transactions.
Protecting Worldpay and our Global customer's base against financial and/or reputational loss is at the heart of what we do. Our Transaction Monitoring team are responsible for analysing and assessing any potential financial crime risk that may occur through the payments we process for our customers. This is a key function within our business which helps mitigate any potential losses to Worldpay and protect the integrity of the payments system.

How will you add value on a day to day basis?
Case Investigation & Resolution
  • Investigation of cases generated via our internal systems or received from external stakeholders.
  • Application of clear rationale and evidence as part of case resolutions.
  • Proactive approach to the detection and prevention of Fraud and Financial Crime across multiple payment channels, supporting the business in relation to our regulatory obligations and loss mitigation strategies.
Workload/Time Management
  • Prioritise own workload effectively, looking to mitigate loss and identify potential risks to Worldpay in a timely manner.
  • Manage time appropriately to ensure Transaction Monitoring priorities are executed efficiently and support adherence to agreed SLA's.
Project Support
  • Support the delivery of project implementation plans as and when required by Team Manager or Head of Transaction Monitoring, including roll out of training activities and procedural documentation.
Stakeholder Management
  • Liaise with relevant Worldpay business units to ensure team priorities are executed to the required standard and all legal & regulatory requirements are met.
  • Regular communication with external stakeholders regarding team processes and wider Worldpay policies that relate to Fraud & Financial Crime.
  • Promote a culture of Continuous Improvement within Transaction Monitoring.
BAU Activities
  • Detailed transaction risk assessment of merchants across multiple platforms
  • Investigation of merchants transactions to assess money laundering and terrorist financing risks
  • Ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transactions
  • Completion of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) raised by the Transaction Monitoring team for recording on the National Crime Agency (NCA) database/overseas equivalent in accordance with regulatory and WorldPay policy compliance
  • Review, discounting and escalation of Sanctions alerts and adverse media
  • Police Liaison, completion of legal production orders/writs and evidential witness statements
  • Sanction to agreed letter of authority (LOA)

What will make you the ideal candidate?
The Worldpay Financial Crimes Compliance team is all about setting the standards to protect our company and customers from increasingly complex threats. We are influencers of culture and lead through action to cultivate and promote awareness and accountability. We are flexible and think creatively when faced with issues to differentiate compliance as a competitive advantage. The successful candidate will possess the following:
  • AML investigation in a cards or financial services environment
  • Familiarity with other risk types including credit risk, fraud risk and compliance
  • Experience of working in a customer service environment desirable
  • Ability to work volumes accurately under pressure and to handle potentially confrontational situations
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail and consistency and ensure tasks are followed through to completion
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and independently
  • A high standard of written and verbal communication is essential, as is the development of good working relationships with other departments within WorldPay


How is Worldpay changing the world?
We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there's a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.

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