AML and Sanctions Monitoring Quality Control Manager

Operations, London

AML and Sanctions Monitoring Quality Control Manager

Operations, London

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 are onboarded, 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?

The AML and Sanctions Transaction Monitoring Quality Control Manager has delegated authority from and reports directly into the.Global Head of Transaction Monitoring and Sanctions Screening. They are responsible for the Line 1 AML and Sanctions Monitoring Quality Control function performing reviews of completed investigations in line with Regulatory obligations and Ebury's policies.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Design and Implementation of the new QC framework.
  • Manage the day to day activities of the AML and Sanctions Quality Control team, including work distribution and load management.
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders including the AML and Sanctions Investigations function, Line 2 Financial Crime and Compliance functions, payments processing and settlements teams, as well as front-office relationship managers etc., as required.
  • Review and draft guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide advice on draft suspicious activity reports prior to their escalation.
  • Manage the provision of summary MI on the status of QC reviews and identified risks/issues including trend analyses, feeding into key governance commmittees where appropriate.
  • Contribute to the on-going improvement of AML and Sanctions transaction monitoring controls including the review and refinement of scenarios, thresholds and reports derived from Ebury's systems and tools.
  • Set objectives within the team and ongoing performance assessment criteria.
  • Coaching and mentoring team members as part of learning and development.
  • Leading and motivating team members to fulfil their potential and perform to their highest ability.
  • Ensure own staff complete mandated training as required, including professional development.


  • Strong working knowledge of the global legislative and regulatory framework (Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Corruption).
  • Analytical thinker with at least 4-5 years relevant experience in analysis/ investigation, management including FX Market products.
  • In-depth knowledge of red flags and AML typologies relevant to the payments and FX market.
  • Builds and leads a highly skilled team.
  • Manages own team, internal and external stakeholders.
  • 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.


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