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AML/KYC lead



Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

👩‍💻👨‍💻 About the role

As the AML/KYC Lead at Mondu, you will hold a pivotal role in our risk department, responsible for overseeing and operationalizing Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) processes. Your mission is to ensure that our organisation complies with regulatory requirements while effectively managing and mitigating financial crime risks. You will lead a team of specialists in maintaining a robust AML/KYC program.

🚧 What you’ll do

    • Develop, implement, and maintain AML/KYC policies, procedures, and controls in alignment with regulatory guidelines (incl. customer identity verification, screening against sanctions lists, and ongoing monitoring).
    • Maintain KYC, Screening, Transaction Monitoring and AML cases management tools (incl. vendor management), collaborate with product and data teams to ensure functioning of the tools.
    • Ensure ongoing compliance with evolving AML/KYC regulations and industry standards.
    • Lead and manage a team of AML/KYC Specialists, providing guidance, training, and support.
    • Foster a culture of compliance and excellence within the team.
    • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential money laundering or fraud risks within customer profiles and transactions.
    • Collaborate with relevant teams to assess and mitigate identified risks.
    • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of customer due diligence records.
    • Lead the investigation and reporting of suspicious transactions or activities to appropriate authorities.
    • Ensure timely and accurate reporting in compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Provide AML/KYC training and awareness programs for employees to enhance their understanding of AML/KYC requirements and obligations.
    • Foster a culture of vigilance and reporting within the organisation.
    • Collaborate with external auditors and regulatory bodies as needed.
    • Maintain accurate records of AML/KYC activities, risk assessments, and investigations.
    • Prepare and submit reports on AML/KYC compliance to senior management and regulators.

🙌 Who will you work with?

Our Risk department has the vision to enable Mondu's aggressive growth strategy by building an accurate data-driven decisioning strategy and advanced portfolio analysis tools. We aim to become the benchmark of approval rate across the industry while making our business healthy and profitable.

The team is a blend of risk experts and strong data analysts with an eye for constant optimisation.

Joan Swanson, who joined Mondu in May 2022 as Head of Fraud Prevention, will guide you. She is building strategies to protect merchants and buyers from financial crime. Before Mondu, Joan worked at Klarna as Analytics Lead and manager of Fraud Strategy and Analysis US/UK manager, where she focused on automated decision strategy in Klarna’s growth markets. Joan has experience launching Fraud Policies for different markets around the world. At Mondu, she creates the fraud function to prevent our merchants and customers from financial crime, builds processes to ensure streamlined work, and develops world-class monitoring and analysis. People management is her passion - Joan enjoys watching personal growth and seeing her team gain new skills. She can tune her management style to what most benefits the team - whether hands-on or hands-off.