AML Monitoring Specialist

  • Post Date: January 13, 2022
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Job Overview

For our AML Monitoring Team part of the Compliance Department based in Zürich – we are looking for an AML Specialist (Russian speaker) to support the Team in the review and documentation of unusual transactions


Independently review unusual transactions detected by the IT-based AML monitoring system, analyze their economic background and assess if the transaction is in line with the client’s KYC profile

Undertake additional clarifications if deemed required (e.g. investigate with the front units, run adverse information checks of the ordering party and/or beneficiary of the transaction, request and review corroboration documents etc.)

Review corroboration documents in Russian and assess negative news hits in Russian (including assessment of reliability of the source)

Initiate potential remedial actions (such as update of the client’s KYC profile or request transactional form A) and track their timely resolution

Initiate escalation procedures for suspicious transactions requiring additional due diligence and follow-up the handling of the case with internal stakeholders

Document clarification steps and evidence corroboration and reasoning for every decision and action taken

University degree (Bachelor or Master) in Economics, Audit, Finance or Legal

5-10 years of professional experience in the financial business, preferably in Compliance, Risk, Audit or Control functions

Professional experience in the handling of AML alerts or in the Compliance review of client documentation (KYC onboarding and/reviews)

Solid knowhow in AML – related topics and ideally a market knowhow

Ability to work independently as well as with a team

Exhibit sound judgment and discretion

Attention to detail and strong follow up skills

Excellent written and spoken language skills in both – English and Russian are a must

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary120,000 CHF
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYBanking
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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