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Compliance Analyst

First Digital Trust Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 25 days ago Permanent Competitive
Compliance Analyst
About us

First Digital is a digital asset focused trust, custody, financial technology company at the vanguard of the emerging digitalization of assets, where the full value for your worldly assets can finally unite like other digital data. Our best-in-class custodian and near-banking layer enables previously unattainable options for payments, asset management and access to products that can help enhance financial inclusion.

Our infrastructure - including FDUSD, Asia's 1st home grown blockchain-based USD stable-coin - Developed to help economies, institutions and developers gain access to technology breakthroughs and capitalize on the digital evolution of finance, trust, and technology.

Role Purpose:

We are seeking a versatile Compliance Analyst to join our team. This role involves client onboarding (due diligence), real-time transaction monitoring, and financial investigations. As part of a compliance operations hub, you will assist businesses in multiple regions including the Hong Kong, Singapore and UK. The ideal candidate will be flexible and eager to work across various compliance functions in a fast-paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct comprehensive due diligence checks and review KYC/KYB documents for new clients, ensuring AML compliance standards are met.
  • Identify key risks posed by potential clients, including legal structure, industry sector, customer base, delivery channel and/or reputation.
  • Monitor transactions in real-time to detect and escalate suspicious activities, ensuring accurate and timely reporting.
  • Investigate and analyse suspicious activity and perform AML screening (PEP, Sanction and Adverse News) to identify and mitigate potential risks.
  • Manage and resolve compliance alerts within established SLAs, maintaining up-to-date compliance documentation, policies, and procedures.
  • Supporting Business Development / Relationship Manager Teams with questions about the client onboarding process.
  • Participate in ongoing training and contribute to the development of compliance processes and systems.

Requirements:
  • 3+ years of proven experience in AML, transaction monitoring, or customer due diligence.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of conveying complex information clearly.
  • Adaptable and comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to compliance excellence.
  • Proactive and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management, good organization skills and multi-tasking skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. First Digital Trust reserves the right to amend this job description at any time.
Job ID  4319268101
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