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AML-FT Analyst (Focus on Data)



são paulo, state of são paulo, brazil
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024
If you have fallen and risen, if you have broken and fixed, if you have dreamt and built, then you have grit. Then we speak the same language. Welcome to the Wolfpack.
About CloudWalk:
We are one of the fastest growing fintechs on the planet. We kick ass. A unicorn, with millions of happy customers, a hardcore team, and hundreds of millions in funding and revenue. But not your typical startup.
We build and learn, fast, and we want the hackers, the artists, the crafters - join the Wolfpack!
The Compliance Team is responsible for helping CloudWalk teams enable disruptive products and services and also provide the best user experience that meets regulatory issues.
We are looking for a hands-on professional, passionate about new technologies and disruptive products to join our Regulatory team.
Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and analytical AML Analyst with experience in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) operations. The ideal candidate will be adept at data analysis, with a strong background in financial services, preferably fintech.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • What You'll Be Doing:AML Rules and Regulations Oversight: Continuously update and improve AML protocols related to product offerings and customer interactions, including Know Your Customer (KYC), Know Your Employee (KYE), and Know Your Supplier (KYS) processes.
  • AML Monitoring and Rule Development: Focus intensively on AML monitoring to identify and analyze patterns of financial crime and suspicious activities using advanced anomaly detection techniques. Participate in comprehensive studies to craft and refine new AML rules, enhancing the effectiveness of our control mechanisms and procedural frameworks.
  • AML Monitoring Execution: Execute thorough AML monitoring by analyzing transaction histories, understanding client relationships, and scrutinizing business characteristics to detect and report suspicious activities. Ensure compliance by promptly identifying and documenting potential risks and reporting these findings to COAF for further investigation.
  • Risk Assessment and Compliance Strategy: Act as a business partner to assist in launching new products, ensuring they comply with relevant laws and are protected against misuse for illegal activities.
  • Data Analysis and Strategy Development: Lead cross-functional teams in extracting and analyzing extensive data sets. Propose and implement new strategies to enhance decision-making and operational efficiency.
  • Documentation and Training: Manage and update all documentation pertaining to the anti-money laundering program. Provide mentorship and training to team members to ensure high standards of compliance and analysis are maintained.

What You Need To Succeed:

  • Proven Data Analysis Skills: Strong experience in managing and analyzing large volumes of data from diverse sources. Familiarity with SQL and Python is highly valued.
  • AML Expertise: Solid background in AML/CTF operations, with specific experience in Monitoring, KYC/CDD, KYE, and KYP practices within the fintech sector or related industries.
  • Communication Skills: Fluent in English with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Problem-Solving: Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, attentive to detail and the capacity to work under pressure.


  • US Compliance Knowledge: Familiarity with US compliance standards and AML regulations.
  • Data-Driven Analysis: Work with data collection, information management, and the development of dashboards using Looker. Experience with other platforms such as Power BI, Tableau, and Metabase is a plus.
  • Global and Local Regulatory Expertise: Strong understanding of both local and global regulatory requirements, including Registration, Know Your Customer (KYC), and Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) protocols.
  • Automation and Optimization: Utilize appropriate tools and scripts to automate processes and optimize routines within the AML/CFT department.
  • AI-Enhanced Solutions: Utilize AI tools such as ChatGPT and machine learning algorithms to streamline data analysis and decision-making in the AML/CTF department.
We are not expecting candidates to have expertise across all of these areas. We will gladly help you bridge the gaps.
As a member of a fully remote and distributed team, you are expected to complete tasks autonomously, being highly collaborative and self-driven.
Diversity and Inclusion
We believe in social inclusion, respect, and appreciation of all people. We promote a welcoming work environment, where each CloudWalker can be authentic, regardless of gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexuality, mobility, disability, or education.