Analyst, Sanctions Technology

  • Full-time
  • CKO Department: Risk, Audit, and Compliance

Company Description is one of the most exciting fintechs in the world. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We’re the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That’s why we’re on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and a Great Place to Work accredited company. And we’re just getting started. We’re building diverse and inclusive teams around the world — because that’s how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. Join us to build the digital economy of tomorrow.

Job Description

The role

We're looking for a Sanctions Data Analyst to strengthen the company’s OFAC/Sanctions Technology programme! Reporting into the Global Head of Sanctions, you'll have the opportunity to improve your technical skills by working in a big data environment and work with multiple stakeholders within the organization to pull reports and create dashboards.


How you’ll make an impact

  • Identifying key risks, controls and corrective action plans related to the regulatory projects as well as automating and innovating processes existing in Compliance
  • Data mining and performing searches using SQL and or Python to run and produce key statistical reports
  • Creating rules centered around fuzzy logic and run queries as it relates to sanctions data
  • Collaborating with business partners, data engineers and infrastructure partners to capture requirements, extract insights and develop viable solutions
  • Performing solution reviews and update requirements to align with changing environment needs
  • Possess a good sense of visual design to present analytical results.
  • Active ownership and accountability for tracking on all assigned development and operational projects
  • Staying ahead of emerging tools, techniques and technologies in machine learning, statistical modelling and analytics
  • Developing and reporting on key sanctions related KRI/MIS


What we’re looking for

  • BA/BS Degree 3–5-years’ experience working within sanctions compliance/Data functions of a financial Institution
  • Heavy knowledge of SQL and Python programming language
  • Experience with sanctions regulations and working in compliance/ Fin Crime environment
  • Solid understanding of payment products and services
  • In-depth understanding and working knowledge of sanctions regulations and compliance requirements and standards that impact the sanctions risk for a global financial services firm including transaction screening
  • Strong organizational skills to identify, analyze, document and report issues
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, including report writing
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet timely deadlines.
  • Draft reports outlining testing strategies, objectives, scope, findings, and recommendations
  • Work closely with multiple departments to complete projects and tasks.
  • Ability to coordinate and work closely with internal and external contacts daily
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, SQL, Python, Fircosoft Continuity and Fircosoft Compliance Link/or experience in using other database applications

Additional Information

Apply without meeting all requirements statement 

If you don't meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We're always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.

We believe in equal opportunities

We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use. 

Our clients come from all over the world — and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.

When you join our team, we’ll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We’d love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us. 

We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.

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