AML Compliance Investigator

Compliance New York

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

Why you should join the Adyen Compliance team

A key part of building our business is ensuring we do it ethically, sustainably and compliant. As a financial institution, Adyen needs to know at all times what happens on our platform and whether this is in line with the rules, regulations and our risk appetite. In order to do this, Adyen has put a Compliance framework in place that requires execution, oversight and maintenance. And all of this in a scalable way.

AML Compliance Investigator

Therefore, Adyen is looking for an experienced AML professional that understands the importance of AML/CFT Compliance and is ready to strengthen the Compliance team and deliver on this. The successful candidate will be acting as a second line AML Compliance Investigator who is able to work as a business partner with a wide range of teams, in particular with the first line of AML teams and the colleagues who are responsible for the ongoing improvements of the AML Framework. As Adyen is a payment institution that is in full development, serving the largest merchants with innovative products, we are looking for a Compliance officer that feels challenged by looking beyond the status quo and helps to build a better company.

What You’ll Do:

  • Analyze customer transactional behavior following respective alerts generated and escalated from Adyen first line AML team, to determine if transactions are in line with expectations, or if there are reasonable grounds for suspicion of ML/TF.           
  • Prepare and file reports to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and other jurisdictions in which Adyen has a reporting obligation.
  • Collaborate and liaise with FinCEN and law enforcement authorities for the follow up of the reports submitted, providing all requested documentation in a prompt and efficient manner.
  • Design enhancements on the transaction monitoring and investigation processes to increase risk coverage and effectiveness.
  • Perform quality assurance on and training for AML/CFT teams work to ensure compliance with Adyen’s standards.
  • Provide ongoing assistance, hands-on support and on-the-job training to the operational AML/CFT team.
  • Act as the first point of escalation to AML/CFT for colleagues across the Adyen organization.

Who You Are: 

  • You are an experienced (at least 2 years + within the field) AML investigator / compliance officer with a solid understanding of AML/CFT laws and regulations, specifically in the United States.
  • You can apply this knowledge of AML regulations and policies in solving practical problems in a compliant and risk based manner.
  • You can take ownership of an AML investigation end-to-end, and where required with help of our expert colleagues manage the investigation to successful completion.
  • You have the ability to clearly communicate your thinking on AML matters to a wide audience of colleagues and external stakeholders that do possess less domain knowledge than yourself.
  • You have extensive knowledge of payments and/or the financial services industry.
  • You can use technology and data to automate and scale key processes.
  • You have the ability to structure and prioritize in a high volume, fast-paced environment and drive a process to completion.

Ready to meet us?

If you are excited about this role, apply by clicking the link below. We can’t wait to meet you!

The annual base salary range for this role is $95,000.00 – $125,000.00; to learn more about our compensation philosophy, please click here.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

Adyen is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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