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Enhanced Due Diligence Analyst (2591551711)


Accounting / Finance



Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Enhanced Due Diligence Analyst

EDD Analyst, 100% remote contract opportunity

Your new company

Hays has partnered with a reputable AML company to hire for multiple Enhanced Due Diligence Analysts for a 100% remote opportunity. This is an exciting opportunity to join a large scale project with the ability to gain exposure within the cryptocurrency space. This will be a short term contract to start with but may have the possibility of extension.

Your new role

Analysts will perform Know Your Customer Enhanced Due Diligence reviews for retail and institutional end customers and procedural work in support of the client's digital assets client to meet and exceed regulatory expectations.

  • Perform intermediate to complex analysis that requires knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) schemes.
  • Conduct complex case investigations, perform Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) and unwrapping of ultimate beneficial ownerships.
  • Apply logic, reasoning, and sound decision-making skills to recommend SAR filings.
  • Ensure work adheres to defined engagement policies and procedures
  • Produce quality work within program standards.
  • Manage work efficiently to meet production goals and project deliverables.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Assist with other responsibilities as needed, such as file assignments, and request for information tracking and routing.
  • May assist in performing quality assurance on Analyst I work product.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Journalism, Criminal Justice or related field. Masters’ degree or JD a plus.
  • At least 3 years of KYC Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD), with hands-on experience in KYC and Case Investigation experience.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities and able to decipher high risk attributes (transactional, geographical, product, customer type, etc.)
  • Superior writing skills with the ability to convey ideas clearly, succinctly and efficiently.
  • High competency in written and oral communication; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently; take initiative; and able to adapt to change.
  • Quick learner able to readily understand regulatory compliance, financial concepts and issues, exercise sound judgment and observe the highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Adept at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment.
  • Results oriented team player with strong initiative and flexibility.
  • Ability to thrive in a production-based environment.
  • Demonstrated computer software competency, including Microsoft Word and Outlook, is required.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, with the ability to perform data manipulation and pivot tables, etc.

What you'll get in return

This position is offering a competitive rate, the ability to work 100% remotely and a chance to gain excellent exposure to an international financial institution.