AML/Sanctions Expert

You are an expert in the AML/Sanctions domain; specifically you have in-depth knowledge of Transaction Monitoring and/or Transaction Filtering.  Do you like to make a complex subject simple? Then you are the one we are looking for! 

€ 6.408 - € 9.155 maand
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Detecting Financial Crime in short

Driven by our purpose ‘Banking for better, for generations to come’, we are committed to a sustainable, stable and secure financial system. We want to be a reliable bank for our customers and society, for which we play an important role in the prevention of financial crime. As a bank, we act as ‘gatekeeper’, meaning we prevent, detect and respond promptly to potential risks related to financial crime.

Within the Detecting Financial Crime (DFC) department, the activities related to the detection of financial crime have been brought together. By combining knowledge, expertise and strengths across ABN AMRO Group, we are increasingly able to prevent financial crime in our banking systems, deploy new (technological) developments and make our work more effective and efficient through innovative solutions. ABN AMRO invests in this field, for example through partnerships with industry-leading vendors, public-private partnerships and interbank partnerships. DFC is a very dynamic environment where the utmost is demanded of our expertise, alertness and flexible mindset, day in and day out!

Your job

The Risk Mitigation & Innovation team (RIMI), part of the department Innovation & Design, is looking for a senior AML/Sanctions Expert, specifically in the Transaction Monitoring and Transaction Filtering domains. RIMI is part of the first line of defence, and acts groupwide as Centre of Expertise making the work within DFC more effective and efficient. Amongst others, this yields: effectuating the Risk Based Approach process, improving Monitoring and Filtering settings, optimizing Risk Effectiveness, and looking for opportunities to innovate. Currently the team exists of 25 ambitious colleagues. The role is identified as a role where expertise in the AML/Sanctions domain ánd execution come together. What does this mean?

  • You are an expert in the AML/Sanctions domain; specifically you have in-depth knowledge of Transaction Monitoring and/or Transaction Filtering. You will stay ‘end-to-end’ up-to-date: on changes in relevant laws or regulations, on new innovations, and internally to be able to oversee the AML/Sanctions domain, and to act upon significant changes.
  • You are persuasive and able to communicate with senior management, 1LoD, 2LoD and 3LoD colleagues. Making an improvement happen means close alignment with relevant stakeholders. Your colleagues trust you on your expertise, you will lead initiatives that result in improvements in organisation-wide processes.
  • You will work in a dynamic environment, where your expertise and hands-on mentality come together resulting in designing and executing proposals to continuously improve and innovate.
  • Together with your direct colleagues, and colleagues from Business / Data Science / Operations / IT / Data Analysis, you will come up with long-term solutions for strategic issues, and initiate innovations in the AML/Sanctions domain. You function as the linking pin between especially the business, operations and IT.

Your profile

Are you always looking for ways to improve? Do you have both content knowledge and execution power? Do you have the drive to bring an innovative idea to reality? Do you like to make a complex subject simple? Then you are the one we are looking for!

  • You have an academic working and thinking level
  • You have more than 10 years’ relevant work experience
  • You move easily in a complex stakeholder field, and possess excellent communicative skills (writing and verbally)
  • You are change-oriented, you work well in a dynamic environment and acting on complex challenges and possibilities are your energizer. You are able to design ánd execute.
  • You are a real team player
  • CAMS-certification by ACAMS is preferred

We are offering

Within DFC continuous development is key and what we do find important, both work- and personal related!

  • We offer you the freedom to get the best out of yourself, to co-create the future of detecting financial crime and to work with enthusiastic colleagues.
  • ABN AMRO facilitates in training possibilities, and your personal development budget (€ 1.000 yearly) allows you to develop tailored expertise and/or skills.
  • We offer the flexibility to work both in the office and from home. Within our team we do find it important to meet each other at least once in the office on Thursday.
  • We offer an additional benefit budget of 11%, which you can use to purchase flexible terms of employment
  • We help you to stay healthy and fit 
  • We offer annual public transport
  • We offer a good pension scheme


Are you interested? Please apply to this vacancy.
In case of more information, please reach out to Charlotte Zonjee (06-22615829).

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. No unsolicited services or offers, please.


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