Transaction Monitoring Analyst

Transaction Monitoring Analyst

On behalf of our Client, a global leader in online, dynamic verification of identity and financial transactions via regulated e-payment instrument authentication, we are looking for a Transaction Monitoring Analyst to be based at their offices in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes customer information to assess risk 
  • Searches for patterns to identify suspicious activity
  • Escalates and presents findings of investigations 
  • Stays up to date with current and changing regulations
  • Provides risk advice for business decisions, responding to inquiries or requests 
  • Performs data analysis (using statistical techniques, excel and exploratory data analysis using Python, SAS, or R)
  • Ensures process and actions are logged and support regulatory reporting, documents the analysis in form of qualitative document for relevant stakeholders
  • Analyzes the effectiveness of the existing transaction monitoring rules and proposes optimization wherever required 
  • Reviews output to ensure conformity and accuracy with their intended design

Job Requirements

  • University Degree in Mathematics, Sciences or Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Experience using Excel and statistical programming (Python, SAS, or R)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate between various technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Proactive and reactive thinking and good analytical skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and attention to detail 
  • Experience drafting clear and concise summaries of alert review findings
  • Excellent planning and organizations skills including the ability to manage inter-dependencies and execute under stringent timelines
  • Exceptional drive and commitment; ability to work and thrive in fast changing, results driven environment 
  • Proactive learner with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and techniques with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of AML Investigations, and/or the payments industry is a plus. Working knowledge of AML and Fraud Risk would be considered an advantage  

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private health insurance plan participation
  • Performance Bonus, including a mix of cash and share-based scheme of company stock for outstanding performers 

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.