eToro was founded in 2007 with the vision of opening up the global markets so that everyone can trade and invest in a simple and transparent way. The eToro platform enables people to invest in the assets they want, from stocks and commodities to cryptoassets. We are a global community of more than 16 million registered users who share their investment strategies; and anyone can follow the approaches of those who have been the most successful. Due to the simplicity of the platform users can easily buy, hold, and sell assets, monitor their portfolio in real time, and transact whenever they want.
Based out of our Canary Wharf office and reporting to the UK AML Team Lead, the UK AML Analyst will be the escalation point for our outsourced Operations Teams for all AML related queries. They will join a small team in a rapidly expanding business that is enjoying huge year on year growth. The role has a broad remit and the successful applicant should be comfortable handling escalations related to KYC (natural persons and corporates), transaction monitoring and enhanced due diligence for clients worldwide. Beyond this, the successful applicant will:
Assist the UK AML Team Lead and MLRO in the implementation, embedment, and ownership of the UK AML compliance monitoring programme.
Seek continuous improvement to streamline AML processes and achieve industry best practice in all AML-related activities.
Advise operational teams on escalations in line with the expectations of JMLSG and ensure compliance with FCA regulations.
Be comfortable reviewing corporate documentation and being the first decision maker in the onboarding flow.
Assist with customer due diligence, including the oversight and monitoring of functions performed by other group companies on behalf of the Company.
Investigations of suspicious activities and suspicious transactions and orders.
Be comfortable in the writing and submittal of SARs and the review of ISRs.
Be comfortable handling law enforcement and data requests and liaising directly with law enforcement officials and the National Crime Agency.
Assist in the documentation of internal controls, policies, and procedures.
Required Skills and Experience
The preferred candidate will have previously worked within a regulatory environment, ideally as a generalist, with experience of a wide range of the AML remit – including client onboarding, transaction monitoring, client screening, SARs, PEPs, etc.
The preferred candidate is articulate, numerate and can grasp complex concepts with ease, all of which whilst working within a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Priorities often change at the last minute and sometimes, information is required at short notice. You must be comfortable working in this kind of environment.
We are a small team in a rapidly expanding business. We help one another and grow together. “That’s not my job” is a phrase that does not exists here. Due to the global nature of the business, additional languages are advantageous but not essential.