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AML Analyst

This is an excellent opportunity for an AML Analyst looking to:

  • Be a part of a rapidly growing organisation
  • Leverage their KYC and ECDD experience but wanting to expand their skills further
  • Join a team that is passionate about what they are doing

Who we are

At FinClear, technology and progress are in our DNA. We are an independent, Australian owned and developed technology and financial services business, specialising in providing trading, execution, clearing and technology solutions to wholesale intermediaries, fintechs, wealth managers and financial planners.

Our Financial Markets infrastructure could be likened to other major global platforms that deal with massive amounts of data and huge volumes of transactions that are executed in real time to a vast audience. But unlike others, we own our own regulatory and technology infrastructure enabling us to partner closely and move quickly to build solutions that are fit for purpose to better assist our clients.

FinClear was established in 2005 with offices now in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. We’ve almost tripled in size the last 12 months and have further plans to grow with more platforms and services in the pipeline to be released. We have accomplished a lot, but our sights are set on what we haven’t done, and that’s the competitive advantage we offer to our clients and where you come in.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Financial Crime Compliance, you will be working alongside 3 other AML Senior Analyst. At FinClear the AML Analyst’s key purpose is to monitor for suspicious transactions to manage our financial crime risk.

This specific role will see you initially add value by assisting the team conduct KYC quality samples and ECDD investigations. You will also be contributing to our Financial Crime risk management by investigating Transaction Monitoring and Customer Screening alerts.

What you’ll do

The AML Analyst achieves their purpose by executing on the four pillars below:

  • Ensuring customers meet CIP – Customer Identification Procedure standards
    • KYC Sampling:
      • Extract a statistically significant number of client accounts from source system to obtain customer information and verification documents
      • CIP – Customer Identification Procedure standards articulated in our Part B AML program & The AML Act and Rules
    • Holistic Customer Risk Assessments and written recommendations to Senior Management:
      • ECDD Investigations:
        • Clarifying UBO – Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) of complex corporate clients
        • Conduct PEP, Adverse media and Sanction screens
        • Utilising electronic databases (e.g., ASIC data) to inform wholistic customer risk assessments
      • Transaction Monitoring and Customer Screening alert investigation
      • Control Advise – Working with Operations and compliance staff to define AML controls for clearing, execution and settlement of securities and derivatives

Having one or more of the following skills/ experience can be helpful in succeeding in the role:

  • Skilled across Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with AML monitoring / case management software and Customer screening tools
  • Understanding of the AML/CTF Act and Rules, FATF, and DFAT sanctions arrangements
  • Exposure to operating in environments regulated by AUSTRAC, ASIC, ATO or RBA
  • Certification in ACAMS, CGSS, ICA or education in Law, Commerce, Accounting, Data fields


What is the secret ingredient to our secret sauce?

That’s our people and the technology solutions we create, as the business grows, we are also evolving our benefits.

We offer:

  • A team that is invested in the success of FinClear and a generous ESOP for all our employees
  • A flexible work environment—we have fantastic new offices where we come to collaborate and have those face-to-face meetings with some days at home
  • An inclusive and diverse working environment for all
  • A team committed to continual improvement

If this sounds like it could be your next move for 2022, submit your application to find out more. For any questions about this role and to find out about further opportunities at FinClear please email

Please note you must have the right to legally work in Australia to be considered for the immediate opportunities at FinClear, sponsorship options are not currently available.