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Mercury is building a complete finance stack for startups. We’re looking to hire a Sanctions Specialist to review Watch List suspect alerts and provide support to the broader Sanctions Program.

As a Senior Sanctions QC Specialist, you’ll be responsible for handling quality reviews for sanctions, politically exposed person (PEP) and adverse media (AM)/negative news (NN) alerts, account investigations. Delivering feedback to team members, improving processes and procedures, responding to general sanctions questions, escalating to the appropriate teams or individuals, when needed, and transaction reviews. You will report directly to the Sanctions Lead and will be supported by a highly functional Risk team.

Here are some things you’ll do on the job:

Maintain a positive user experience, while mitigating any potential risk to Mercury
Escalate potentially suspicious and/or fraudulent activity to the AML Investigations or Fraud Teams for further review
Respond to sanctions support requests in the mailbox and Slack channels
Minimize Mercury’s sanctions exposure and reputational risk through the quality review of sanctions, PEP, and Adverse Media alerts
Improve on the design of Mercury’s sanctions quality program
Identify opportunities to reduce unnecessary volumes through false positive rule proposals
Assist with creation of program supporting controls and documentation
Autonomously manage projects that impact the whole sanctions program
Manage escalations from investigations
Provide feedback based on quality reviews with a view to upleveling the team
Remain up to date on sanctions regulations and procedures

You should:

Be a highly motivated self-starter, comfortable working within a high risk environment under minimal supervision
Be accountable for accuracy of information gathered while maintaining quality control standards
Have experience and/or academic knowledge of Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), foreign sanctions such as EU/UN, PEP, Adverse Media, and other AML Watch List types
Experience with LexisNexis Bridger and Firco Continuity preferred
Delight in providing an exceptional customer experience
Work with efficiency and focus
Write with clarity and purpose
Prioritize requests and keep track of follow-ups
Manage relationships with external parties with confidence and kindness
Love problem solving and making teams, products, and processes more efficient
Have some product sense and knowledge of banking products such as ACH, International Wires, SWIFT, checks, and debit cards
Be curious about the US banking system, startups, and ecommerce companies

The total rewards package at Mercury includes base salary, equity (stock options), and benefits.

Our salary and equity ranges are highly competitive within the SaaS and fintech industry and are updated regularly using the most reliable compensation survey data for our industry. New hire offers are made based on a candidate’s experience, expertise, geographic location, and internal pay equity relative to peers.

Our target new hire base salary ranges for this role are the following:

US employees in New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, or the San Francisco Bay Area: $112,500 – $132,400 USD
US employees outside of New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, or the San Francisco Bay Area: $101,300 – $119,200 USD
Canadian employees (any location): CAD 102,400 – 120,500

*Mercury is a financial technology company, not a bank. Banking services provided by Choice Financial Group and Evolve Bank Trust®; Members FDIC.

Originally posted on Himalayas

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