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AML Operations Lead

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Salary:

    $150,000 - $175,000 + bonus + stock

  • Contact:

    Matt Lang

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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A large Fintech client is looking for a detail-oriented, hard-working AML Operations team member to join the team!

This individual will work alongside the businesses CCO and other AML team members in a highly collaborative and hands-on manner. You will work closely with U.S. Regulators, as well as internal legal, operations, risk, data privacy and compliance professionals on a regular basis. The AML team cover various business lines across the USA, Canada and Latin America.


  • Supporting the Americas business and work closely with the other Legal and Compliance professionals in various locations.
  • Develop compliance metrics to measure the effectiveness of compliance program implementation to proactively mitigate regulatory risks.
  • Conduct day-to-day AML operational work across multiple international businesses.
  • Optimize AML data & systems to improve operational efficiency, where required.
  • Support system testing, data validation, rule tuning for all AML functions.
  • Develop compliance training and communication programs and establish processes to ensure both existing and new employees are trained.
  • Maintain and update AML Policies, Procedures and Operation Manuals for the relevant businesses.
  • Support regulatory examination and certification efforts, when needed.


  • 7+ years of AML relevant compliance, regulatory or similar experience.
  • Strong compliance experience and demonstrable skills in BSA/AML, privacy and security, consumer protection and federal/state regulatory management.
  • Knowledgeable in fintech, payment systems or similar field.
  • Potentially required to travel 10% - 20% of the time, both regionally and globally.
  • Bachelor or Advanced degree, ACAMS certificate is highly preferred.

If this opportunity interests you, please get in touch to explore further!