Senior AML Analyst

Compliance Luxembourg, Luxembourg


The Senior AML Analyst will work with business to operationalize and ensure that there is compliance with the Company's AML program. This role will suit an individual who is motivated and looking to work in a high growth and fast paced environment.

Job Duties:


  • Performing the AML/KYC functions including, but not limited to, the review and approval of new and existing client accounts, conducting AML, KYC and Customer Due Diligence checks, ongoing due diligence, risk assessments, enhanced due diligence and transaction monitoring.


  • Working closely with the AML Compliance Director, AML Manager and other internal stakeholders to implement the Company's AML programs based on overall Company processes and country-specific requirements.

  • Complete and review Sanctions and PEP screening of the clients against the relevant lists.

  • Ensuring that all internal suspicious activity reports received are investigated without delay and the necessary action taken.

  • Assist with the oversight of our 3rd party provider who performs some AML/KYC functions on behalf of the company.

  • Provide support and AML subject matter expertise to employees across business to help them understand AML requirements as they relate to their function.

  • Assist on compliance issues to ensure regulatory requirements are met using various monitoring systems and reports.

  • Assist in the creation and monitoring of reports and metrics for AML tracking purposes for on-going monitoring as well as new products.

  • Receiving and responding to ad hoc compliance requests or inquiries.

  • Interaction with internal Product teams on systems set up and enhancements for AML purposes.

  • Assist with all AML-related regulatory enquiries, examinations and audits.

Qualifications:


  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree.

  • Specifically 3-5 years of AML/KYC experience.

  • Bachelor's degree required in finance, business, compliance or related field is preferred.

  • AML/KYC experience in Payments or e-commerce industry is an advantage.

  • Have a strong understanding of AML-related regulatory structure and process, regulations and their underlying principles.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Good IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Must be a critical and independent thinker, with demonstrated good judgement, problem-solving and analytical skills with an attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, and dynamic environment and support teams across multiple locations.

  • Works effectively and independently but also a good team player.

  • Fluent in English. Any other languages would be considered as an asset.

  • Focused on client experience and client satisfaction.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of AML regulations and relevant laws in US and LAT-AM regions

  • AML/KYC experience in Payments or e-commerce industry is an advantage.

About Avalara:

We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone.

That's why we're growing fast. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.

Equal Opportunities:

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position: Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at [email protected]

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.