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Analyste KYC- AML / KYC-AML Analyst – Anglais courant (H/F)

Paris, France
Posted about 2 months ago Flexible Permanent Competitive
We are a recently established payment institution in France (great office facilities in central Paris), regulated by the ACPR, focusing on providing payment services in the sports industry with an international scope. We are building a new team in charge of performing the Client Due Diligence and monitoring payment transactions in accordance with the AML-CTF regulatory requirements. Our clients are corporates based all over the world.

As KYC & AML Analyst, you will join the KYC & AML team within the 1st line of defense and report directly to the Head of KYC & AML.

Your main mission is to:

  • Analyze clients' documents received from outsourced back office in charge of document collection. You will interact with the outsourced back office based abroad to refine the quality of documentation received or request additional documents 
  • Undertake Customer Due Diligence, Enhanced Due Diligence when required, and formalize conclusions Assess client’s financial situation to bring added value to your analysis of the Source of Wealth
  • Perform Sanctions and AML controls prior to transaction execution
  • Investigate suspicious transactions and prepare Suspicious Activity Reports Proposals with detailed rationales and analysis prior escalation to 2nd line of defense Compliance  
  • Answer to Requests For Information related to the transactions and our underlying clients received from our banking partners and correspondent banks 
  • Participate in the overall Financial Crime framework continuous improvement including level 1 control execution, contributing to the reporting of KPIs on the KYC & AML Transactions Monitoring to the head of KYC & AML and contributing to the maintenance of the operational normative framework (review and update of SoPs)


You are curious, flexible, have a global mindset and you are willing to join a multicultural team. You have at least 3-5 years of experience in the field of KYC and Financial Crime (AML, Sanctions & Embargos) and meet the following requirements: 

  • Master's degree in economics, Finance, Business, Law, Business Schools
  • Good knowledge of the AML & KYC main regulations and laws. EDD experience is required. Understand the basics of finance (Financial Statements)
  • High analytical skills and editorial ability 
  • Good judgment, confidentiality and discretion in communicating with colleagues and partners.

In the office the official language is English, so we expect you to be proficient in English. Our clients are based worldwide therefore we expect you to master one of the following key languages: Spanish, French, Arabic, Portuguese, German.

You enjoy working in a multicultural environment and have a strong appetite to join a newly created team where you can make a difference.

You are driven by ethics, excellency, result oriented and willing to be part of a major change in the sports industry.