The AML Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the company’s compliance with anti-money laundering regulations and policies. This role involves monitoring, analyzing, and investigating transactions to identify suspicious activities and ensuring that the company adheres to local and international AML laws and standards.

  • Transaction Monitoring and Analysis: Monitor and review customer transactions and gaming activity to identify patterns of potential money laundering and suspicious behavior
  • Customer Due Diligence (CDD): Conduct thorough CDD and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) for high-risk customers, ensuring proper identification and verification processes
  • Suspicious Activity Reporting (STR/SAR): Prepare and submit SARs to the appropriate regulatory bodies in a timely manner, detailing any suspicious transactions or activities
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure the company's compliance with Armenian AML regulations and international standards, including FATF recommendations
  • Internal Control and Reviews: Perform regular internal audits and reviews of AML policies and procedures to ensure effectiveness and compliance
Training and Awareness: Develop and deliver training programs for employees on AML compliance, including recognizing and reporting suspicious activities
  • Policy Development: Assist in the creation and continuous improvement of AML policies, procedures, and controls to mitigate risks
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct regular risk assessments to identify and address potential AML risks within the company's operations
  • Record Keeping: Maintain detailed and organized records of all AML-related activities, including transaction monitoring, CDD, and SAR submissions
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, including legal, finance, and operations, to ensure a comprehensive approach to AML compliance
  • Reporting: Prepare detailed reports for senior management on AML compliance activities, findings, and recommendations for improvement
  • Regulatory Liaison: Act as the primary point of contact for regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies regarding AML matters
  • Trend Analysis: Stay informed about the latest trends and typologies in money laundering and terrorist financing specific to the gambling industry
  • Compliance Tools: Assist in the selection, implementation, and maintenance of AML compliance tools and software systems. Your responsibilities include conducting research, identifying the most effective AML triggers, and submitting technical requests to the team for implementing these triggers in the admin panel to detect AML cases
  • Coordination and responsibility in the application of international sanctions requirements:
Ensuring the communication on the internal, independent, and anonymous warning system (channel) for reporting AML irregularities and violations
Participation in conferences / workshops organized by the FIU, NGO, as well as by other relevant institutions in the country and abroad
Permanent collaboration with the DPO of the company, so that the obligations stipulated by the legislation in the field of personal data protection as well as the internal procedures developed in this regard are followed
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in AML compliance, preferably in the gambling industry
  • Thorough understanding of Armenian AML laws and international AML standards
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with AML compliance software
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Proactive approach to identifying and mitigating risks
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development

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