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Transaction Monitoring Investigator



Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024


Rapyd has unified payments, payouts and fintech on one worldwide platform, and we’re assembling the world’s best team to liberate global commerce. With offices in Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Singapore, Iceland, London, Dubai, Hong Kong, and the U.S., the opportunities at Rapyd are limitless.

We believe in straight talk, quick decisions, strong execution and elegant solutions. Rapyd is where hard work pays off and careers take off. Join us and let’s build the future of fintech together.

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As a Transaction Monitoring Investigator, you will be responsible for:

  • Review transaction monitoring alerts escalated by tier 1 analysts.
  • Experience with data analysis tools (e.g., SQL, Python, Excel) to analyze transaction data.
  • Conduct in-depth investigations of flagged transactions to determine the validity of the alerts.
  • Identify patterns and trends that may indicate suspicious activities, such as money laundering, fraud, or terrorist financing.
  • Initiate proactive investigations according to internal processes, market trends, proactive research or any other red flags.
  • Document findings and prepare detailed investigation reports.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of all investigations.
  • Apply analytic techniques to complex cases to make logical and supported recommendations.
  • Monitor and escalate anomalies or material issues to the Transaction Monitoring Team Lead.
  • Report suspicious activities to relevant authorities in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure investigations adhere to internal policies and procedures, as well as external regulatory requirements (e.g., AML, KYC, OFAC).
  • Work closely with Compliance and Risk to address and resolve issues.
  • Communicate findings and provide recommendations to senior management.
  • Identify opportunities to improve transaction monitoring processes and systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, criminal justice, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in transaction monitoring, AML compliance, fraud investigation, or a related field.
  • Experience in financial services, banking, or a regulatory environment is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with large datasets.
  • Proficiency in using transaction monitoring and case management systems.
  • Knowledge of AML laws, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Certifications (preferred but not required):

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
  • Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS).

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