Sr Analyst-Risk Management

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Job Description

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This position will be responsible for developing and executing monitoring solutions for AML/CFT (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism) across all international markets.   The incumbent will use statistical tools and data analysis to identify transactions that represent an AML/CFT risk, including spending, payments and servicing.   The role will require advanced problem solving, skill to work with structured and unstructured data and the ability to learn regulatory expectations and local AML and terrorist financing concerns across different geographies. 


  • Collaborate with Market compliance to understand the local regulatory requirements and develop alerts

  • Perform deep dive data analysis to identify suspicious activity

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications


  • University degree or equivalent work experience is required

Past Experience

  • Experience in analytics

  • Strong data cleansing and processing

Functional Skills/Capabilities

  • Ability to drive project deliverables to achieve business results

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of AML/ Fraud Risk is a plus

Technical Skills/Capabilities

  • SAS, SQL & Hive preferred

Behavioural Skills/Capabilities

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Lead with an external perspective, challenge status quo and bring continuous innovation

  • Demonstrate learning agility, make decisions quickly and with the highest level of integrity

Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

Amex have been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).


ReqID: 20002164
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 11, 2020, 10:32:01 PM