Anti-Money Laundering Officer (Ireland)

  • Viva Wallet
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 25/11/2021
Full time Compliance Legal

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced Anti-Money Laundering Officer, who will be based in our Dublin office and acting as a subject matter expert on all local AML and CTF issues. This position will be responsible for dealing with and preventing a wide range of financial crime activities, thus playing a crucial part in the continued growth of our exciting and industry-leading, payments business throughout Europe. Reporting to the regional MLRO, the right candidate will join our fast-growing team and help to propel Viva Wallet's Fraud prevention, detection and mitigation capabilities to the next level.


  • Act as a subject matter expert on all local AML/CTF matters. Utilising proven experience of tackling Fraud, you will take over a wide spectrum of Financial Crime activities, including:
  • Individual cases handling;
  • Enhancement of relevant Policies and procedures;
  • Portfolio monitoring; 
  • External (STRs) and internal (iSTRs) reporting;
  • Cooperation with national authorities by servicing their AML & Anti-Fraud related requests on an accurate & timely manner;
  • Liaising with Issuing, Acquiring and Payments oriented Banks, FinTech's and PSPs on AML & Anti-Fraud related issues;
  • Supporting and closely cooperating with colleagues around Europe


  • Proven experience in combating Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing as well as Fraud, preferably within the context of merchant acquiring and payments;
  • Solid knowledge of AML/CTF and the associated ‘ever-evolving' regulatory frameworks;
  • Passion and interest in Financial Crime, including Anti-fraud & Antibribery/Corruption, and regulatory frameworks;
  • Knowledge of Card Associations regulations and mandates will be considered a plus;
  • Extensive experience with systems, databases and tech solutions related to AML/CTF;
  • Empathetic and hands-on attitude;
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality and ownership;
  • IT, Statistics/Math, or Legal background preferred;
  • Professional certifications (e.g. ACAMS, ICA, CRISK, ACFE) will be considered a plus;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory. Additional EEA-31 languages will be considered a plus.

Personal Profile:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a sound commercial acumen;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong and lasting relationships;
  • The ability to interact confidently and professionally with a wide variety of people at all levels;
  • The ability to work independently and use own initiative;
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • A passionate, tenacious and enthusiastic approach to work;
  • A true team player who takes pride in their work and is committed to the future success of Viva Ltd.


  • Competitive salary (dependant upon skills and experience);
  • Genuine career development opportunities within a fast-moving Fintech/Neo-bank;
  • 22 days annual leave;