Senior AML Analyst

Risk & Compliance | Edinburgh, Glasgow | Permanent | £ 38000 - £ 45000 Excellent Benefits | CHSAML

Senior AML Analyst

Competitive salary & Benefits

My client is currently seeking a Senior Anti Money Laundering Analyst / Fircosoft SME to take up a permanent position in either Edinburgh or Glasgow. This is an excellent opportunity to ensure the business remains compliant with current AML obligations whilst remaining focused on future regulatory change and mitigating the potential impact.


      • Maintain AML client screening systems and payment filtering processes to ensure the business remains compliant and mitigates risk of criminal activity or regulatory censure.
      • Line management of an AML analyst - setting objectives, assisting with development plans, carrying out 1-2-1's
      • Identifying as well as addressing and mitigating identified AML Risks
      • Completing activities including updating / creating / maintaining Client Screening & Payment Filtering lists
      • Leading / conducting tuning exercises to optimise client screening, payment filtering lists, rules as well as filter settings.
      • Setting up screening filter configuration and settings
      • Impact assess all lists prior to their implementation into Production and take remedial actions when necessary
      • Developing, running and interpreting daily / weekly & monthly AML reports.
      • Monitoring overall alert rates - investigating and maintaining alert volumes within accepted norms
      • Working with Financial Crime and business colleagues to keep knowledge relating to AML legislation and regulatory changes up to date.
      • Investigating and dealing with any ad hoc queries arising from operational channels.
      • Providing SME input to projects on any AML issues or initiatives.
      • Developing AML Management Information
      • Designing AML solutions which enable the business to meet regulatory requirements


The successful candidate will possess significant experience of Client Screening / Payment Filtering solutions – Specifically Fircosoft / FCRM / Simplex and a deep AML knowledge both current and industry horizon threats.

  • Proven track record of working in flexible environment
  • Management skills – ability to develop, coach and mentor
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills
  • Analytical approach

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking business with a drive for continuous improvement and personal development / reward and realistic career progression.

If you feel that this opportunity is the right one for you then please apply now for a full job spec and to discuss further.

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