AML Officer

Legal, Audit, Risk, and Compliance Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Based in the Luxembourg, this individual will be part of a growing and dynamic International AML and Compliance team supporting Ant Group’s Alipay Europe business.

We are looking to hire a detail-oriented, hard-working senior compliance professional to join Alipay Luxemburg’s team. The successful candidate will work closely with Luxembourg and other EU regulators, other AML team members, legal, risk management, data privacy and other legal/compliance professionals, as well as business and operation teams at Ant Financial.

The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, exercise good judgement, experienced in the relevant Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”),Counter-Terrorist Financing (“CTF”), and sanctions in payments or financial services industry, and with demonstrable ability to effectively and proactively engage and partner with the business in a fast-paced and engaging environment.

Examples of key responsibilities

  • Act as the focal point for the oversight of all activities relating to the prevention and detection of AML/Sanctions/CTF.
  • Providing support / guidance to the senior management to ensure that AML/Sanctions /CTF risks are adequately identified, understood and managed, in particular to communicate key AML/Sanctions /CTF issues including significant compliance deficiencies.
  • Carry out risk assessment at the enterprise level and on products and services offered by Ant Financial in Europe market.
  • Provide support and guidance to the Business Development team in relation to AML/Sanctions /CTF issues.
  • Work with in-house AML product and technology team to select and implement relevant technology solutions.
  • Actively identify and report suspicious transactions by reviewing internal disclosures and act as the main point of contact with the Luxemburg and other Europe regulators and law enforcement agencies.
  • Continuously develop and review the AML/Sanctions /CTF systems to ensure they remain up-to-date, meet current statutory and regulatory requirements and are effective in managing AML/Sanctions /CTF risks arising from the business.
  • Ensure AML/Sanctions /CTF staff training is adequate, appropriate and effective.
  • Conduct due diligence review on strategic business partner and M&A target companies to evaluate potential AML/Sanctions /CTF risks.
Key capabilities:
  • Proven compliance experience within international banking or other financial institution 
  • Strong regulatory compliance experience and demonstrable skills in AML, privacy and security, consumer protection and federal/state regulatory management.
  • Knowledgeable in fintech, payment systems, money transmitter licensing or similar legal and regulatory requirements in Europe.
  • A team player and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with multiple teams located in different jurisdictions and under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent project management skills and sound judgement.
  • Resourceful, adaptable and flexible in a highly engaging, demanding and rewarding environment.
  • Must be fluent in English. Mandarin Chinese desirable but not necessary.
  • Willingness to travel frequently.
  • Experience with e-commerce, payments, MSB, or financial services preferred.
  • Bachelor or Advanced degree in Accounting, Business or Finance; or equivalent work or compliance and legal experience, JD preferred
Who we are:
Ant Group, officially established in October 2014, is an innovative technology provider that aims to bring inclusive financial services to the world. Headquartered in Hangzhou, China, we are the operator of Alipay, an online payment service launched in 2004 which has since evolved into the world’s largest payment and lifestyle platform.

All CVs must be submitted in English.