AML Analyst, Client Due Diligence

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

Position Summary

The Analyst, Client Due Diligence Team, will assist in executing the client due diligence and acceptance program in line with stated AML / ATF / Sanctions policies and procedures. This includes the conducting client due diligence reviews and conducting ongoing derogatory news monitoring. This role will support the Program Manager, Client Due Diligence Team, in providing AML subject matter expertise and guidance to Visa clients and businesses. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Execute the CDD Center program in accordance with AML Policies and Procedures.

  • Perform periodic AML / ATF client due diligence reviews of existing clients and applicants in accordance with the Global AML / ATF and Sanctions Policy and in the Client Due Diligence and Acceptance Procedures. 

  • Actively works with clients to identify potential AML program element gaps and remediation plans.

  • Perform ongoing monitoring of Visa clients.

  • Ensure close communication and information sharing with client teams.

  • Participate in AML/Sanctions and Compliance team meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • CAMS certification a plus.

  • At least 3+ years of implementing Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Threat Finance (ATF), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act, and Sanctions programs.

  • Working knowledge of global AML and sanctions regulations and regulatory expectations.

  • Experience conducting research and analysis involving client due diligence requirements.

  • Excellent research and analytical skills.

  • Excellent written, oral, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Suite with advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Superior record keeping and organizational skills as well as attention to details.

  • Self-motivated and adept at working independently or in a team on multiple and varied tasks.

  • Ability to perform under pressure and capable of working collaboratively with employees throughout the company.

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