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Transaction Monitoring Officer (6614)

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Type: Full time

CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, an International Payment Solutions Provider with expanding operations in Cyprus, we are seeking to recruit a Transaction Monitoring Officer to join their growing team based in Limassol. The successful applicant will work as part of an established team tasked with conducting investigative research relating to transactions using appropriate techniques and sources, liaising with banking partners to gather additional information where necessary to conclude your investigation. You will need to possess approximately 2 years of previous experience within a relevant role, ideally gained working within the Payments industry or a related field. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are essential.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct investigative research using appropriate techniques and sources.
  • Liaise with banking partners to gather additional information where necessary to conclude your investigation.
  • Maintain detailed records of all investigations and findings.
  • Provide consistent detailed rationales for decisioning alerts.
  • Ensure alerts are handled in accordance with defined procedures and meet standards for both quality and timeliness.
  • Where necessary, file unusual activity reports with the Anti-Financial Crime Team/MLRO.
  • Provide detailed report to Senior Management on a monthly basis.
  • You’ll be using this intelligence to detect individuals and groups of customers which are potentially engaged in money laundering.
  • Conducting and documenting targeted and thorough investigations into our customers and the activity seen on their bank accounts.
  • You’ll be gathering information from publicly available resources, the customer, their relationship manager, and internal systems.
  • Examining client information and documentation, making sure that they're adequate and appropriate.
  • Performing checks on the information the client provides as well as assessing political exposure, adverse media, and sanctions connections.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Approximately 2 years of experience of working as a Compliance Officer/Transaction Monitoring Officer.
  • CySEC advanced certification will be considered an advantage.
  • Working experience within a Payments Industry/Electronic Money Institution mainly within an EMIs or PSPs working with high-risk verticals and jurisdictions.
  • Experience in an AML/Anti Financial Crime related role.
  • Practical knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering requirements including Money Laundering Regulations.
  • Hands-on approach with the ability to manage own caseload taking full responsibility for the entire investigation process from start to finish.
  • A self-starter and problem-solver who is creative, can hit the ground running and is hungry to contribute to the group's success story, who can think strategically as well as at a detailed, implementation level.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Organised with strong attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated/positive attitude.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to quoting the reference number CAR6614. 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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