AML Operations Specialist at OKX - Jul 24

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AML Operations Specialist

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Job Overview

The successful candidate will have prior AML transaction monitoring and investigations experience in the financial services, FinTech or cryptocurrency industries. You will help to detect fraudulent activity, suspicious/illegal behaviors and patterns, as well as assist in projects focused on preventing and detecting financial crime. As part of the AML Investigations team, you’ll be be responsible for conducting a variety of tasks such as alert reviews, investigations, preparing narrative information for SAR filings, conducting enhanced due diligence, and participating in ad-hoc projects as needed. You will utilize internal and external investigative resources and apply logical research techniques.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Conduct daily reviews and triaging of alerts utilizing real-time blockchain analytics monitoring, manual reports or internal/external referrals.
  • Review potential matches against various regulatory watchlists and conduct additional research to ascertain validity of matches; escalate potentially suspicious activity to management.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and monitor suspicious transactions to identify potential money laundering activities.
  • Where appropriate, facilitate Requests for Information (RFIs) with cross-functional staff in the investigation of transaction monitoring cases.
  • Conduct research using internal and external sources to help determine potentially suspicious activity and disposition of adverse news.
  • Create, update and maintain files and records related to all supporting information used in mitigating the alerts.
  • Work closely with other teams, such as Compliance, Legal, and Risk, to ensure that all AML-related activities are aligned with the company's overall compliance strategy.
  • Assist with the validation of the transaction monitoring system or any updates required.
  • What We Look For in You:

  • 2+ years experience in conducting AML related alert reviews, account activity analysis and due-diligence in a financial services institution.
  • Strong writing, analytical and communications skills. Must be able to execute tasks within tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to work effectively with colleagues across regions and business units.
  • Should be a self-starter, organized, detail oriented, and results driven.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English is required.
  • Nice to Haves:

  • Prior experience working in a multi-national or matrix environment.
  • Knowledge with AML/CFT/Sanctions, money transmission regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Familiarity with commonly used transaction monitoring & reporting tool(s), such as Solidus Labs, Chainalysis, or Notabene.
  • Relevant industry certifications, e.g. CAMS.
  • Cryptocurrency experience is a plus.
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    Established in 2017, OKX has emerged as a global leader among cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges, harnessing the power of blockchain technology to transform the financial landscape with a diverse and sophisticated portfolio of products, solutions, and trading tools. With a user base of over 20 million across more than 180 regions worldwide, OKX is dedicated to creating an immersive platform that invites individuals to delve into the realm of cryptocurrency. Besides operating a top-tier DeFi exchange, OKX offers OKX Insights - a research arm at the forefront of the latest cryptocurrency trends. Driven by its unwavering commitment to innovation and an extensive suite of crypto products and services, OKX envisions a future where financial access is underpinned by blockchain and decentralized finance.

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