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Compliance Analyst Aml

Ajax, ON, Canada
March 17, 2023

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A dedicated and passionate AML Investigator and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) Analyst with over 4 years’ experience in FIU investigation, Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and transactions review. Major strengths include attention to details, analytical, project driven and quick learner.


AML Investigator Coinbase, Toronto, Ontario November 2021 to November 2022

Conduct Review of high-risk Money Laundering (ML)/ Terrorist Financing (TF) Investigation: Investigates and reports financial transactions for reporting reasonable grounds to suspect activities to FINTRAC.

Enhanced Due Diligence Review and research client records and account information to determine whether unusual activity exists and determine if a continued relationship with the customer(s) represents an unacceptable risk to the Bank.

Identify the AML risk indicators associated with the relevant segments, jurisdictions, products, services and delivery channel in order to align these with the known AML typologies with the goal to develop and deploy a comprehensive risk tolerance and gap assessments.

Contribute to data analytics in identifying challenges and loopholes in the AML scenarios and process with the view of correcting them and achieving Team’s objectives.

Review sanction list for political exposed persons (PEPs) and other lists.

Communicate with front line officers on identified risk for customer due diligence (CDD) to ameliorate the risk in products and customers.

Review information escalated from lines of business or generated from internal AML management systems to identify and report suspicious transactions.

Carry out Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) to identify inherent risks and classify clients appropriately.

Associate Analyst AML RightSource, Toronto, Ontario May 2021 to August 2021

Investigate high-risk customer for appropriate profiling and monitoring

Identify data anomalies as they relate to AML initiatives, AML/BSA regulations, and industry best practices for AML/BSA analysis

CDD, Transaction monitoring and research of customers deemed to be “high risk” in various financial institution clients as required by their respective AML/BSA programs.

Transaction monitoring of assigned accounts to assess potential suspicious activity on the account, such as money laundering

Assist other members of the Compliance Unit, data management efforts, and other company employees to maintain and implement the most effective means of meeting the company's AML and other transaction analysis and reporting requirements

Work effectively with multiple complex data sources and technical analytical tools/resources

Work and contribute in a team-oriented and collaborative environment to improve the analytical and reporting processes

Adhere to and comply with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), as well as adhering to company policies and procedures and client requirements

AML Compliance Analyst Fidelity Bank Plc, Lagos, Nigeria Jan. 2018 – Nov.2019

Review of new customer relationship to identify suspicious activities, weakness in KYC and CDD performed to for AML/CFT assurance

Periodic review of transaction to ensure operational adherence and detection fraudulent transaction

Nostro accounts reconciliation and review of outstanding entries for management reporting.

Preparation of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) transactions proof to detect unusual activities.

Investigations of abnormal behaviour within the organisation and recommendation of sanctions to erring staff

Conduct enhanced due diligence (EDD) on new accounts with potential risk for compliance with internal policy.

Business continuity review within strategic business units

Drives a risk culture and strong ethics/conduct within the organisation

Skills and Competences

Excellent report writing and use of Anti-Money Laundering investigation techniques such as the 360-degree model and OSINT

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Expert in data organisation and analysis

Excellent communications and report writing skills

Strong analytical and conceptualisation skill

Research and reporting competencies

Excellent relationship management skills

Proven success in working collaboratively in team setting and among my colleagues

Education/Professional Trainings

Diploma in Business Administration, Anderson College, Toronto, Canada 2021

Diploma in Public Administration, Kwara State Polytechnic, Lagos, Nigeria, 2017

Financial Intelligence Specialist (FIS),Canada, In view

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