About the job
The TrueLayer Investigations team has several responsibilities including day to day Transaction Monitoring, AML investigations and sanctions screening.
This is an exciting opportunity for an Investigations Analyst to join Truelayer and support these ongoing monitoring processes. The Investigations Analyst will play an integral role in maintaining our first line of defence against financial crime including money laundering and fraud. This role sits within the Investigations team as part of the wider Legal, Compliance, Policy and Risk department.
We are looking for someone who is seeking to start their career in financial crime prevention or already has some experience in the field. For this role we are prioritising a passion for the subject matter and the company over any specific experience. You will be supported by experienced team members and other cross functional areas to ensure that you have access to information and tools to carry out our financial crime fighting!
As our Investigation Analyst, you will:
Be responsible for conducting transaction monitoring and sanctions screening checks for TrueLayer’s customers
Monitor transactions for suspicious activity, prioritising alerts which require further information.
Review sanctions alerts to determine whether they are true positives or not and document your rationale.
Complete investigations, collating information from a range of sources to make informed decisions.
Articulate findings in comprehensive reports, identifying financial crime risks and making concise recommendations.
Assist in scoping new monitoring scenarios that may be required and fine tune existing scenarios.
Identify financial crime typologies and trends and communicate these to the wider team.
Assist in investigating reports of fraud.
Assist with dealing with law enforcement enquiries and liaise with authorities to provide the information required.
Contribute to the ongoing improvement of systems and processes.
Be comfortable working to/ setting KPIs and support in the accurate collation of MI for Senior Management Team/ external reporting.
What we expect from you:
Candidates should have a degree, or some relevant Financial Crime experience.
An understanding of different legal entities, business and customer types.
You should have a basic understanding of money laundering laws and typologies across a range of products and services/ different customer types.
Some knowledge of Financial Crime risks, AML controls and regulatory standards.
Comfortable working with other functions and challenging or escalating, where appropriate.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Attention to detail, interested in learning and engaging with others.
Nice to haves:
Experience performing transaction monitoring reviews for eCommerce Merchants, and/or iGaming/Gambling businesses preferable.
Law or business degree 2:1 or above
Understanding of UK and EU AML/CTF legislation (international AML/CTF knowledge is advantageous)
Have a recognised Financial Crime qualification.
Experience in Finance, a Financial Technology company or a Technology company;
Experience in a hyper growth technology startup.