In July 2018, the European Commission brought into force the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive of the European Union, also known as 5AMLD, which for the first time takes into consideration digital assets.
Finland is upgrading its AML and KYC laws in line with the EU (5AMLD) legislation. The 5AMLD stance on cryptocurrencies means that cryptocurrency exchanges are now considered obliged entities and must face the same requirements as financial institutions.
These requirements include AML, customer due diligence, transaction monitoring and suspicious activity reports.
We are now looking for a Russian speaking KYC / AML Specialist (Know Your Client / Anti Money Laundering) to work at LocalBitcoins Oy in Helsinki.
Work starts as soon as possible. The contract is made for 6 months at first and after this period of time, the continuation of the contract will be reviewed.
You have basic knowledge of high-risk customer identifications and documentary requirements. Your role includes performing necessary duties to support due diligence and all necessary screening regarding policy alert reviews / investigations, where applicable.
We hope you are a strong team player with excellent communication skills. To succeed in this role, you should have strong understanding of business drivers and regulatory implications.
You have relevant educational background in Finance or Law.
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