AML & Screening Investigator

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

AML & Screening Investigator

At Adyen, we are building a sustainable and ethical business for the long term. As a highly regulated financial institution, it is our responsibility to make the right decisions driven by local regulations, global regulations and our own risk appetite.

Are you someone with a strong analytical mindset who is always looking to make the right ethical choice? Can you picture yourself making an effort to fight financial crime while contributing to a leading company in the FinTech world? And -perhaps most excitingly- are you looking to kick-start your career by joining a brand new team in a high-growth, global business? Keep on reading, this might be the role for you.

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated people to join our growing AML & Screening (Anti Money Laundering) Investigations team in the heart of São Paulo in April. Taking on this challenge means you will become part of a high-performance team that operates, builds and celebrates their wins on a global scale.

What you’ll do

  • Investigate alerts on unusual transactions, review and resolve daily screening alerts using internal and external systems and databases;
  • Perform thorough research and risk assessments based on your findings, and escalate claims to our Compliance team for further analysis and resolution;
  • Ad-hoc analysis of- and investigations into merchants’ Compliance Risk Profile;
  • Propose ideas for improvement of our internal processes and workflows;
  • Help onboard new members of the team. 

NB: Contributing to global, impactful and urgent work in AML/Screening requires flexibility to rotate workload evenly over the team, sometimes including public holidays and weekends. If this kind of flexibility is required, you will be compensated additionally as per the applicable CBA (i.e. ‘overtime’).

Who you are

  • You are knowledgeable and curious about the rapid developments in FinTech and the possibility of having a career in this industry excites you;
  • You have an affinity for AML/CDD/KYC operational processes and you are interested in learning more about it;
  • Your excellent communication skills + fluency in Portuguese and English, built when working/studying abroad and/or stemming from a natural interest to working in an international context will help you thrive in a truly global team;
  • You have a great sense of responsibility and you take ownership of your work;
  • You are a reliable team player who gets a sense of achievement from solving operational problems and helping others;
  • You are naturally curious with strong analytical skills to understand complex matters and come up with creative solutions;
  • You have a sense of urgency, you know how to prioritize, you proactively identify areas of improvement and suggest solutions.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 3 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 3 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

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