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Temporary Senior AML Analyst

Job ID: 4147662003

  |   Location: Luxembourg

  |   Department: AML / Compliance / Risk

Reports to AML Manager / AML Supervisor

As a Senior AML Analyst specialising in Anti-money Laundering (AML) / Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) the individual will assist with the continuing client due diligence (CDD) procedures both pre and post client / investor take-on and will be a key advisor to the business, clients and investors on AML matters.   You will be an active part of the Aztec Compliance and AML team who will contribute your ideas to the way we do things and develop further your own expertise, as well as the expertise of the people who work with you.   The role requires daily liaison with other Risk and Compliance employees and with both client facing teams within the company as well as our clients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake CDD enquiries and collate documentation in line with Aztec Policy
  • Ensure accurate and complete CDD records are maintained to cover new business, name changes, transfers of interest and changes in structure (Promoters, Carry vehicles, General Partners, Management, GP Entities, Investors, POAs & SPVs etc) 
  • Review and assess CDD files to evaluate the inherent AML risk and where appropriate escalate cases to the MLRO as required 
  • Provide guidance to Administration teams and key stakeholders to ensure CDD files are prepared accurately, completely and in a timely manner 
  • Ensure CDD procedures are carried out in line with AML laws, regulations, guidelines and company policies and procedures 
  • Manage and administer the production, review and remediation of reports resulting from the use of the automated screening tool 
  • Prepare AML KPI reports as required for the Fund AIFMs  
  • Perform periodic reviews of CDD files
  • Ability to deal with external parties (clients/investors/advisors/service providers) to discuss and explain any AML/CFT requirement and request
  • Remain fully up to date with anti-money laundering legislations and guidance with an awareness of developing AML/CFT methodologies and policies where necessary
  • Assist with the training and development of more junior members of the AML Team

 Skills, knowledge, expertise:

  • Good management skills 
  • Proven service delivery skills 
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) 
  • Good time management and organisational skills 
  • An analytical approach with good research skills 
  • Ability to take ownership and demonstrate initiative, to negotiate, influence, build consensus and successfully navigate within a demanding environment 
  • Self-motivated and capable of prioritising and organising workloads as required 
  • A good understanding of, and experience with, performing AML/CFT activities within a financial services company, in particular in relation to AML/CTF subjects, Luxembourg alternative investment funds (“AIFs”) and corporate services 
  • A university degree or equivalent in Law, Economics, Finance or other relevant subjects or equivalent professional qualification 
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • A high level of integrity and professionalism 
  • Fluent in English. French or German could also be an advantage 
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ideally at least three years’ experience in AML/CTF or a compliance role within the financial services sector would represent a strong asset for this position; and Experience and knowledge of Funds would be an advantage

We will provide the training, both in house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.  

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