EU AML Manager – Global Financial Tech Company

EU AML Manager – Global Financial Tech Company



Our client is a leading global financial services technology company. For their growing EU FinTech hub they are looking for a senior AML professional to manage their AML / CFT requirements in both Luxembourg and across the EU.


We are seeking an experienced financial crime professional to serve as Head of AML of our clients Luxembourg and EU operations. Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO.


This officer will be responsible for implementing overseeing their new EU AML program, including helping to establish KYC and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) requirements, Training, Policies and Procedures, AML Surveillance, Investigations and a process for filing suspicious activity reports.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Setting appropriate KYC standards and carrying out QA over the activities of the New Accounts team
  • Oversight and execution of the periodic EDD reviews on higher risk clients
  • Oversee the firm’s sanctions and bad actor screening procedures
  • Draft and implement firm policies and written supervisory procedures related to AML issues, and update them as necessary to reflect changes in applicable laws
  • Assist in responding to regulatory or enforcement inquiries regarding AML policies or issues
  • Maintain and update the firm’s AML and KYC compliance training programs
  • Evaluate new business lines for potential AML risks
  • Help craft written instructions for programmers and technology staff to comply with applicable AML guidelines and rules
  • Develop and implement remedial action plans in response to internal and external audit findings


Your Experience and Qualifications:

  • Senior experienced AML financial crime professional with Luxembourg and ideally a wider EU experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in law, business, finance, or accounting preferred
  • Up to date expert knowledge of 4 th and 5 th Money Laundering Directive and EU sanction regimes
  • Experience with open source intelligence gathering, payment systems, and money laundering red flags
  • Strong analytical skills, able to manipulate data, produce MI, and prepare reports
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High degree of comfort with computers and technology, and understanding of how technology is applied to business and regulatory problems
  • Management or supervisory experience preferred

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