AML/CFT Specialist


This is Adyen

Adyen is the financial technology platform of choice for leading companies. By providing end-to-end payments capabilities, data-driven insights, and financial products in a single global solution, Adyen helps businesses achieve their ambitions faster. With offices around the world, Adyen works with the likes of Facebook, Uber, H&M, eBay, and Microsoft. To maintain our momentum, we need people to join us in finding new ways of solving our unique challenges - people like you.

AML/CFT Specialist

Adyen is looking for an experienced AML professional to strengthen the AML/CFT Compliance Team that understands the importance of AML/CFT compliance and can help us grow our business in a sustainable way. The successful candidate will be acting as a second line AML Officer who is able to work as a business partner with a wide range of teams, in particular the first line of AML analysts and the developers who are responsible for the ongoing improvements of the AML Framework. Also, you will advise stakeholders within the company on the (potential) ML/TF risks with regards to new and existing customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Analyze customer transactional behavior following respective alerts generated and escalated from first line analysts to conclude if transactions are in line with expectations, or if there are reasonable grounds for suspicion of ML/TF transaction;
  • Build on continuously improving the AML/CFT Framework of Adyen which includes business rules and machine learning models by using a data driven approach;
  • Keep track of new developments around regulations and find smart solutions to mitigate ML/TF risks within the transaction monitoring field;
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to support the business;
  • Set and review AML policy standards for our global business;
  • Collaborate and liaise with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Provide training and workshops to build on the knowledge of AML/CFT;
  • Investigate unusual / suspicious transactions and report them to the relevant FIU.

Who You Are

  • You are an experienced (5 years +) AML officer / specialist with a good understanding of AML/CFT laws and regulations and how these can impact our growing business, including both regulation from Europe and abroad;
  • You have extensive knowledge on the payments and or banking/finance industry;
  • You can use technology and data to automate and scale key processes;
  • You are resilient and have the capacity to challenge and influence whilst remaining focused on growing a sustainable business;
  • You have the ability to clearly explain AML compliance and related risks, develop sound mitigation strategies and find workable solutions;
  • You have the ability to structure and prioritize in a high volume, fast-paced environment and drive a process to completion;
  • You are a team player that does not shy away from taking ownership;
  • You have an academic degree and preferably an AML certification;
  • You have excellent English communication skills.

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.

Please note that this role is a full-time position in Amsterdam. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of the Netherlands.

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