Senior AML Alert Handling Specialist


This is Adyen

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world's leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. Our team members are motivated individuals that help each other do remarkable things every day. We face unique technical challenges at scale and we solve those as a team. And together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that transform the way the world pays. We took an unobvious approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Now, Adyen serves the world's brightest companies like Facebook, Uber, L'Oreal, Casper, Bonobos, and Spotify.

Senior AML Alert Handling Specialist

In order to build a sustainable business, we, as a financial institution, need to know at all times what our customers are up to and whether this is in line with the rules, regulations and our risk appetite. And all of this in a scalable way. Within the AML Operations team we are looking for Alert Handling Specialists, somebody who can stand up to this exciting opportunity in a growing and dynamic business. You are somebody who takes ownership, tries to identify businesses in our portfolio that might pose an increased money laundering, terrorism financing or other compliance related risks to Adyen using our in-house built and maintained tooling. In addition to that, you will be responsible for recommending and establishing internal procedures to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. You are somebody that can take full control over their own workflows, always looking to make the right ethical choice for the company. You are looking to innovate, and be critical to find new and better ways to utilize established processes and disciplinary knowledge to formulate strategic recommendations on policies, procedures and practices.

What you’ll do

  • Conducting comprehensive and thorough case investigations which includes analyzing transaction information, researching customer data, examining open source and media checks and recommending whether a SAR should be filed or not.
  • Working cooperatively with internal departments to obtain and analyze necessary information related to the investigation.
  • Utilize information from regulatory changes, new regulations, and internal policy changes to further identify new key risk areas and work together with internal departments to set the appropriate controls in place.
  • Provide support to the AML Alert Handling Specialists for questions and complex cases.
  • Assist, train and coach new team members.

Who you are

  • 4 to 8 years of relevant experience in AML or transaction monitoring. 
  • Strong knowledge of AML laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, excellent oral and written English.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.
  • Experience in the financial sector is a must. Experience with payments is a plus. 

Who we are

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Spotify, Birchbox, BlaBlacar, LeCab, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Etam, Vestiaire, Facebook, Uber, and L'Oreal

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unobvious approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical opportunities are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you’re from, who you love, or what you believe in, 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 it 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 3 business days. Our interview process tends to take between 3 or 4 weeks to complete. 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.

The Adyen Formula

How we work together is guided by the Adyen Formula. These eight principles are not constant – but constantly evolving to keep pace with our merchants, our business and the growth of the team.

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