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Transaction Monitoring Analyst

Ref: 75613

  • 40,000-42,000
  • 09 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Transaction Monitoring Analyst

About the Position

You will join the Transaction Monitoring Team who are part of the Financial Crime and Compliance Operational Team.  The objective of the team is to proactively perform ongoing monitoring and reviews to meet regulatory, payment network and banking partner requirements. This team sits in South Dublin city centre and the successful candidate will be office based. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Review and action transaction monitoring alerts in line with the company’s policy ensuring full investigation is given to identify potential suspicious transactions taking into account previous transactions etc
  • Create and maintain accurate and concise records of all investigations undertaken including details on the rationale for any decisions made
  • Seek to build an understanding of the profile of customers highlighted through the transaction monitoring alert process
  • Assist with the preparation of departmental management information reports
  • Provide input to the maintenance of the departmental processes and procedures
  • Provide advice and support to the business units on the identification of areas of risk as a result of transaction monitoring trends
  • Support induction process for new team members both within the Transaction Monitoring team and other operational teams
  • Any other associated duties required from time to time to meet the departmental responsibilities and goals


  • Previous hands-on experience in a Financial Crime/AML role
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within financial services
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with ability to deal effectively with senior management and administration staff
  • Sound analytical skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to make robust decisions in a fast-moving environment
  • Legal background an advantage

Remuneration Package

This is a permanent role with a salary of €38 - €43k. Healthcare cover and Pension are also included. 

For more information on this role or any other roles within the Compliance and Risk space, reach out to Louise Morrissey in Brightwater or email me. Alternatively please apply via the link below.