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Risk AML Analyst



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Risk AML Analyst, New York, NY (Hybrid)

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Payoneer’s mission is to empower businesses to go beyond – beyond borders, limits and expectations. In today’s digital world, Payoneer enables businesses of all sizes from anywhere in the world to access new economic opportunities by enabling them to transact globally as easily as they do locally.

Payoneer’s digital payments platform streamlines global commerce for millions of small businesses, marketplaces and enterprises from over 200 countries and territories. Leveraging robust technology, compliance, operations and banking infrastructure, Payoneer delivers a suite of services that includes cross-border payments, working capital, tax solutions and risk management. Powering growth for customers ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs in emerging markets to the world’s leading brands like Airbnb, Amazon, Google and Upwork, Payoneer makes global commerce easy and secure.

We’re looking for a highly motivated Risk AML Analyst who will perform risk analyses and investigations, draw conclusions based on data and user behavior, and clearly communicate the findings. The Risk AML Analyst will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and cooperate with other teams and departments to support the monitoring processes of the risk department. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in transaction/payment monitoring, AML & CTF, or related fields.

This role will be based in our New York, NY office.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform risk investigations and analyses
  • Draw conclusions based on multiple data sets and user behavior
  • Conduct research and provide data-driven analytical/risk insights
  • Communicate the review findings, make risk-related decisions, and act upon them
  • Work closely with other teams, groups, and departments to support the development of risk-related tools, processes, and products to improve monitoring mechanisms

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience working with SQL – a must
  • Proven critical thinking and problem-solving skills – a must
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) – a must
  • Experience with AML monitoring/investigations to identify fraudulent/AML behavior - an advantage
  • Experience with analysis/investigations to identify trends and patterns
  • Experience with open-source investigations
  • Possesses a strong command of Excel and other MS Office Suite tools (Outlook, Word, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree

Character/Other Requirements:

  • Solid analytical skills, fast learner
  • Flexible attitude and ability to cope with changing requirements
  • Team player
  • Highly motivated, a can-do approach, committed, positive attitude
  • Pays attention to small details and yet see the big picture
  • The ability to work independently with a strong drive for results
  • Strong command of Excel and other MS Office Suite tools (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

What we offer:

  • Outstanding medical, dental, and vision insurance (individual plan 100% covered) HSA and FSA
  • 401K with employer match
  • Fitness/Wellness reimbursement
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and parental leave
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible work from home schedule
  • Volunteer activities
  • Fun office culture with supportive leadership

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Payoneer is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Payoneer is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are interested in applying for employment with Payoneer and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please email RecruitmentUS@payoneer.com. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

In accordance with New York City Law, below is the annual base salary range for this position. Actual annual base salary is based on, but not limited to: experience, education, professional licenses, location and business needs. The position is eligible for health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, 401k plan, paid-time off, and sick (and where applicable safe) leave. This position is also eligible for a discretionary year-end bonus.

The annual base salary range for this position is: $80,000 - $95,000.