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Risk Specialist I

Risk Specialist I

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Corporate Operations
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Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Join the compliance team supporting our rapidly growing and evolving payments business, and help us make history!

In this role you will apply your experience with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws and regulations to:
· Promote a collaborative culture of compliance, providing AML subject matter expertise to business and operations teams.
· Assist the Risk and Compliance Manager in keeping abreast of changes in state and federal AML laws and regulations, and help make necessary adjustments to internal policies, procedures, and controls.
· Participate in the design and delivery of AML training programs, large and small in scale, including coaching and mentoring.
· Assist with maintenance of AML program documentation, including policies, procedures, and reporting recordkeeping.
· Conduct onboarding and ongoing customer due diligence.
· Conduct, and perform quality control relative to, a variety of investigation types, including suspicious activity, sanctions, and enhanced due diligence.
· Prepare and submit internal and external reports and regulatory filings related to the AML program.
· Manage daily escalation queues, handling complex or exception cases from business and operations teams.
· Identify, escalate, and participate in addressing, policy and program exceptions.
· Participate in process improvement, identifying and implementing best practices in effective and innovative ways.

Basic Qualifications

· 2+ years of prior experience in financial services supporting key elements of an AML program.
· Working knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws and regulations, including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and OFAC regulations.
· Working knowledge of MS Office
· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

· CAMS certification, or willingness to obtain, preferred.
· Payments or e-commerce background preferred.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation