KYC Compliance Specialist

Bucharest, Romania

Wallter is a leading fintech Electronic Money Institution (EMI) serving business clients. We have offices in Lithuania and Romania and are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Compliance (KYC) Specialist to join our team in the Romanian office.

About the Role:

The Know Your Customer (KYC) Compliance Specialist plays a vital role in ensuring Wallter’s compliance with AML regulations. You will be responsible for onboarding new merchants and individuals, conducting customer due diligence for existing customers, and supporting our overall AML compliance program.

Main Responsibilities

  • The process includes performing KYC research and sanction-related checks, reviewing customer documentation, supporting the identification process, PEP screening and documentation processes. Junior KYC Compliance Specialists are members of our KYC team, reporting to the KYC lead, and work closely with the CCO, MLRO our CRM, and Business teams.
  • The junior KYC Compliance Specialist is responsible for following established guidelines and identifying and resolving problems. KYC Compliance Specialist is expected to use some independence of thought but to refer more complex problems to supervisors or other experts. He/she is expected to form a strong basic understanding of customer onboarding, KYC, and maintenance.

Monthly/ Weekly Responsibilities

  • Review onboarding packages (customer application) as per Wallter onboarding procedures.
  • Perform ongoing due diligence as per Wallter KYC procedures.

Ad Hoc Duties

  • Distribute workload within the team.
  • Prepare performance report.
  • Support Monitoring team.
  • Train new employees.
  • Support new projects.
  • Support P&Ps updates.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience working in a professional environment (preferably at financial institutions).
  • Strong research and analytical skills with exacting attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Computer savvy.
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken).

We are Offering

  • Global team and international environment.
  • Growth and development opportunities in a fast-paced Fintech company. Compliance department.
  • Competitive salary package (starting at 1,700 EUR brut, depending on experience).
  • All needed training possibilities.
  • Additional health insurance.
  • A culture that focuses on equality.

Please send a resume in English. If we think you’d be well suited, we’ll send you an invitation for a screening call with one of our colleagues so that we can get to know you better. We aim to get in touch within two weeks of your submission, so if you haven’t heard back from us by then, your application likely won’t proceed at this time.

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