AML and Sanctions Quality Control Analyst

Operations, Malaga

AML and Sanctions Quality Control Analyst

Operations, Malaga

Ebury is a Global FinTech: we apply new technologies to enhance and automate financial services and processes. This allows small and medium-sized businesses to trade and transact internationally by eliminating boundaries related to more traditional procedures. 

Founded in 2009, we are now positioned among the fastest-growing companies in the sector! Headquartered in London, we have more than 1000 staff covering over 50 nationalities (and counting!) working across more than 27 offices worldwide and serving more than 45,000 clients every day. 

Hard work pays off: Ebury has just received a £350 million investment from Banco Santander and has won over 20 internationally recognised awards such as the Growing Business of the Year 2019: Larger Company (Turnover £50m+) and Financial Times: 1000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies (which we have been awarded twice: 2017 and 2019!).

None of this would have been possible without what we’re most proud of: our great community. Enthusiastic, disruptive and collaborative teams, always ready to innovate and revolutionize the fast-paced Fintech dimension. 

As the heart of our company, the Operations Department is made up of different teams which collaborate in order to ensure that new customers, transactions and processes run smoothly and safely in our network. 

If you want to develop your professional career in Finance and join an international environment, this is your place. Ready to join the revolution?

Role purpose:

The AML & Sanctions Transaction Monitoring Quality Control (QC) Analyst, reporting directly into the AML & Sanctions Transaction Monitoring QC Supervisor. The analyst will be responsible for the day to day performing of the AML & Sanctions QC, testing against relevant sub-department procedures and minimum standards. The role holder will form part of a new wider team, and will play a role in the embedding of the QC function and its development as processes and systems are refined over time. 


  • Responsible for the day to day AML & Sanctions Transaction Monitoring Quality Control  testing, ensuring quality standards are upheld, procedural adherence, the departmental SLAs are met, and tasks are prioritised appropriately. 
  • Review investigations rationales with the using a variety of tools including internal systems, internet searches and proprietary databases.
  • Formalise and document a view (with supporting rationale and noting any errors and discrepancies in relation to the investigation) as to whether the outcome reached by the AML and Sanctions Analyst is correct.
  • Providing timely and appropriate feedback to the relevant AML & Sanctions team.
  • Opine on alert escalations where required.
  • Contribute to the on-going improvement of the AML and Sanctions function’s systems and controls including the review and refinement of scenarios, processes and procedures, thresholds and reports derived from Ebury's systems. 
  • Uphold, transmit and reinforce company and departmental values.


  • Strong working knowledge of the global legislative and regulatory framework (Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Corruption).
  • Analytical thinker with at least 2-3 years relevant experience in analysis/investigations/Quality Control including FX Market products, Sanctions and transaction monitoring.
  • Knowledge of red flags and AML and Sanctions typologies relevant to the payments and FX market.
  • Motivated and driven, with a strong desire to make Ebury a success.
  • Analytical and problem-solving mindset, with the ability to find solutions to problems that are appropriate to the scale of the challenge and take into account impact at a company level
  • Good grasp of the concept of continuous improvement.
  • Proactive and highly organised, able to work to deadlines, multi-task, and prioritise and re-prioritise workload as needed within a fast-paced and high-pressure environment, in line with business requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Empathetic, with good interpersonal skills.
  • Curious and engaged, proactively seeks new information to expand own knowledge and skills.
  • Comfortable working in a high-change environment, with the ability to rapidly adapt to changing products, processes and procedures.


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