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Senior AML Monitoring Specialist

Julius Baer Zurich Full-time

At Julius Baer, we celebrate and value the individual qualities you bring, enabling you to be impactful, to be entrepreneurial, to be empowered, and to create value beyond wealth. Let’s shape the future of wealth management together.


  • Independently review unusual transactions detected by the IT-based AML monitoring system, analyze their economic background and assess if the transaction is in line with the client’s KYC profile
  • Undertake additional clarifications if deemed required (e.g. investigate with the front units, run adverse information checks of the ordering party and/or beneficiary of the transaction, request and review corroboration documents etc.)
  • Initiate potential remedial actions (such as update of the client’s KYC profile or request transactional form A) and track their timely resolution
  • Initiate escalation procedures for suspicious transactions requiring additional due diligence and follow-up the handling of the case with internal stakeholders
  • Document clarification steps and evidence corroboration and reasoning for every decision and action taken


  • Degree (Bachelor or Master) in Economics, Audit, Finance or Legal
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in the financial business, preferably in Compliance, Risk, Audit and Control functions
  • Ideally professional experience in the handling of AML alerts or in the Compliance review of client documentation (KYC on-boarding and reviews)
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Exhibit sound judgment and discretion
  • Attention to detail and strong follow up skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English, additional languages (in particular Italian, Spanish or Russian) would be an advantage

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