Compliance Analyst – Montreal

  • Company:
    Ria Financial
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
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Job Description

Ria Financial Services is the third-largest global money transfer company and a division of the North American public company Euronet Worldwide (Nasdaq: EEFT). Serving more than 140 countries in the world, RIA has emerged as a global leader in remittances and is a recognized benchmark in both quality and reliability of the service it offers to the general public.

The Compliance Analyst will conduct diligent reviews of customer and agent behavior.  The analyst will take proactive measures to assist in minimizing risks associated with regulatory and reputational risk.  The Compliance Analyst will be assigned to work at our Compliance Office, located in Montreal (Anjou), Quebec, Canada.

  • Research, analyze transactions data and evaluate required KYC/AML information on clients.
  • Validate the customer's/Agents transactions purpose and legitimacy and analyze any transactions that appear unusual based on the customer's activity.
  • Determine appropriate action to be taken based upon the customer/Agent review.
  • Interact with customers and agents to obtain required information.
  • Provide detailed documentation of any measures taken.
  • Escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Provide recommendations to management.
  • Maintaining records available for review by auditors and regulators.
  • Provide overall support as required by the Transaction Review Group Supervisor.
  • Keep up-to-date with anti-money-laundering issues.
  • Keep up-to-date with Proceeds of Crime (Money-Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act requirements.
  • Keep up-to-date with internal requirements for recording-keeping, identification, and source of funds.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

The ideal candidate should have the following personal skills: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Very good communication skills in English and/or French, with Spanish language skills preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Word and MS Access.
  • Very proficient with MS Excel.
  • Very good organizational skills.
  • Minimum of one year in AML compliance related activities; preferably knowledge of anti-money laundering compliance requirements for money service businesses.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail, focus on work accuracy.

Company Description

Ria Financial Services (“Ria”) is the money transfer division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc (“Euronet) (NASDAQ: EEFT). Ria is one of the largest global money transfer companies in the world. Since its establishment in New York in 1987, Ria has been successfully providing a cost effective, secure and fast alternative to send money to the families and loved ones of customers worldwide. Now serving 150 countries, Ria has emerged as a global leader in remittances and is a recognized brand in both quality and service.

Ria’s mission is to be the most progressive money transfer company in the world, offering service excellence and the most competitive and reliable remittance payment services to its customers. Our vision is a service that is “always on” and available whenever, wherever and however people need it, serving customers, anywhere around the globe. Ria has store and agent locations conveniently located around the world, in addition to online money transfer, both of which offer competitive rates and fast, friendly and reliable service.