MasterCard Senior Compliance Analyst in London, United Kingdom

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Senior Compliance Analyst


Responsible for providing thought leadership, effective risk management, and identifying and implementing best practices in one or more legal/regulatory compliance areas

This includes establishing, implementing and monitoring policies/procedures, developing awareness programs and training, conducting risk assessments or investigations, and participating in resolving and enforcing policy violations


Works to achieve objectives and deliver results of compliance programs, and develop expertise in anti-money laundering, trade sanctions and controls and business conduct

Maintain the MPGSCF€™s anti-money laundering (AML) records and refresh historic AML data.

Ensure that relevant new clients, new matters and third party payers comply with the requirements of applicable AML legislation and the firm's AML policies.

Assess the AML/CTF risk profiles of new and existing clients by conducting independent research and reviewing client due diligence materials.

Participate in and help or coordinate, as appropriate, various internal assurance processes, self-assessment, internal audit or compliance testing review

Handle 'low to medium' client due diligence, client care and sanctions escalation issues form business with minimal supervision

Provide compliance advice to the business on an ongoing basis with respect to applicability of AML policies, resolution of potential red flags or other client or transaction-related compliance escalations

Initiates, builds, and maintains strong relationships with internal partners and external customers to identify and measure potential risk to MasterCard's business

Supports large or cross-functional projects, typically working on a specific work stream or activity with multiple stakeholders

Assist in the development and execution of product specific AML training, as required

Assist in the coordination of day-to-day team workload and aiding members of the team


Experience conducting AML/sanctions investigations, communicating observations, findings and preliminary insights

Good understanding of UK/EU KYC and AML regulations, ideally within a financial services or payment services environment.

Exposure to resolving complex compliance issues, under supervision, by conducting non-routine analysis and investigation

Experience supporting AML/sanctions compliance reviews, communicating observations, findings and preliminary insights

Personal attributes

Excellent organizational skills and a high attention to detail.

Ability to support complex projects and assignments while maintaining tight deadlines.

Strong oral and written communication skills. Can confidently and clearly explain problems and issues and contribute to their resolution.

Ability to work effectively with all levels of personnel with tact and diplomacy.

Ability to work effectively in teams including cross-border communications.

Proven analytical, planning, problem solving and decision making skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-61997