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Transaction Monitoring Analyst (5949)

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Type: Full time

CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, an established and expanding Electronic Money Institution, licensed by the Central Bank of Cyprus, we are seeking to recruit a Transaction Monitoring Analyst to join their team based in Nicosia. The successful applicant will primarily be responsible for analysing client information in order to assess risk, looking for patterns to identify suspicious activity. You will ideally hold an academic background relating to Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analysis or similar and possess approximately 1+ year of relevant experience within a similar position, in particular working with Excel and other statistical programming languages such as Python, SAS and/or R. 


Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Analyze customer information to assess risk.
  • Look for patterns to identify suspicious activity.
  • Escalate and present findings of investigations.
  • Keep up to date with current and changing regulations.
  • Provide risk advice for business decisions, responding to inquiries or requests.
  • Perform data analysis (using statistical techniques, excel and exploratory data analysis using Python, SAS, or R).
  • Ensuring process and actions are logged and support regulatory reporting, documenting the analysis in form of qualitative document for relevant stakeholders.
  • Analyse the effectiveness of the existing transaction monitoring rules and propose optimization wherever required.
  • Reviewing output to ensure conformity and accuracy with their intended design.


Key Skills/Experience:

  • University Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analysis or a related field. 
  • Minimum of 1+ year of relevant work experience in a similar position. 
  • Experience using Excel and statistical programming (Python, SAS, or R).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate between various technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Proactive and reactive thinking and good analytical skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Experience drafting clear and concise summaries of alert review findings.
  • Excellent planning and organizations skills including ability to manage inter-dependencies and execute under stringent timelines.
  • Exceptional drive and commitment; ability to work and thrive in in fast changing, results driven environment.
  • Proactive learner with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and techniques with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of AML Investigations, and/or the payments industry is a plus. Working knowledge of AML and Fraud Risk would be considered an advantage.


To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to  quoting the reference number CAR5949. Please note that due to the high volumes of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be responded to. By sending us your CV you are giving CareerFinders your consent to be contacted for this and any other suitable vacancies that we believe match your skills and experience. To view our privacy policy, please click 

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