Economic Sanctions Analyst
- St. Louis, MO
Work in an inclusive, highly collaborative, and fast paced environment;
Monitor and action economic sanctions alerts and referrals;
Investigate and document incidents of potentially prohibited sanctions activity, including terrorist financing and counter-narcotics trafficking;
Verify merchant information and conduct due diligence reviews as part of Square's Global Sanctions Policy;
Contribute to projects optimizing the operation team's processes; and
Work in collaboration with BSA/AML Compliance, Support, Risk, and other operations teams within Square.
1+ years experience in Economic Sanctions, or 2+ years experience in BSA/AML or Fraud related work, preferably in the payments space;
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience;
Strong investigative skills, including familiarity with public record research and database tools;
Demonstrated transaction analysis skills that apply across numerous financial products in complex scenarios;
Familiarity with relevant OFAC and UN laws and regulations as well as industry best practices;
Written communication skills that show focus to details and accuracy;
An ability to handle sensitive directives and work with team members of all levels; and
An ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adjust quickly as things change.
Detail-oriented and intellectually curious.
Team player and self –starter, able to support the growth of a fast-paced, global-minded team.
Analytical, with the ability to suggest practical solutions and committed to creative problem solving and getting things done.
Fluency in a language other than English
A mindset to deliver results proactively, resourcefully, and methodically
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
ACAMS Sanctions Certification
Strong knowledge of AML/CTF compliance and/or the payment space, including Bitcoin
Strong organization skills with the ability to shift priorities
Adaptability in an agile and fast-paced environment
Ability to execute independently and work with team members of all levels