Nordea KYC Specialist, Large Corporations and Institutions
Nordea KYC Specialist, Large Corporations and Institutions
Nordea KYC Specialist, Large Corporations and Institutions
Nordea Estonia
Nordea KYC Specialist, Large Corporations and Institutions
Nordea KYC Specialist, Large Corporations and Institutions

Nordea KYC Specialist, Large Corporations and InstitutionsNordea Estonia

Job description

Job ID: 369
Job Country: Estonia
Job City: Tallinn

It’s an exciting time for you to join us. We’re a changing company with big ambitions and together we’ll create the future of banking. Step in and build your Nordea career with us.

Working with us, you will play a part in building a better bank that fulfils a meaningful role in society. We aim to help our 11 million customers around the world improve their lives and reach their goals. To do that, we are embedding compliance across the organization to ensure people can trust Nordea.

Interested in coming on the journey with us?

About this opportunity

We are expanding the team of AML & Sanctions specialists in Estonia. We are looking for both junior and experienced specialists. Be bold and take on the challenge.

As an AML & Sanctions Specialist for Large Corporates and Institutions, you will work as part of the dedicated Customer Due Diligence Analytics team concentrating on Nordea’s largest corporate and institutional customers. The team is responsible for key elements of the Financial Crime Prevention value chain incl. but not limited to end to end Know Your Customer (KYC); Sanctions investigations, reporting to authorities.

To enable Nordea to assess the Financial Crime risk, your tasks would more particularly include gathering customer information, assess Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), perform analyses of transactions as part of Ongoing Due Diligence and onboarding of our portfolio of customers.

As a Specialist you will have a great opportunity to not only develop your professional skills, but also advance in your career as Nordea is a large organization with multiple internal career path both within Financial Crime Prevention, Operations and many other directions dependent on interests and skills.

As part of your career plan, more complex customers and demanding analysis would be added to your portfolio of tasks. The organization has 4 different levels of seniority as well as other more advanced opportunities which will be used as an outset when a career plan is to be agreed upon.

All the above tasks have the purpose of evaluating customer cases and related AML/CTF risks and thereby assisting the customer responsible units, Large Corporates & Institutions to successfully manage the financial crime related risk.

What you’ll be doing:   

-Your main tasks will include gathering information for new onboardings and updating existing customers’ KYC profiles in a timely manner
-You will be in close dialogue with customers and their relationship managers
-You will be working with largest and most complex Nordic/Global customers
-You will be analyzing and mitigating AML/CTF risks
-You will be expected to provide high quality in your analysis
-You will have opportunities to take part in ongoing and new development projects

We offer you an inspiring and international working environment with dedicated, driven and professional colleagues.

The role is based in Tallinn.

Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. The four key values that guide us in living our purpose and that we expect all our colleagues be committed to.

To build a successful career with us, you’ll work well with our growing teams in Tallinn, but also with colleagues from both Nordic and Global Nordea branches. You always act with the customers’ needs in mind. You love learning and trying new things and you are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You are honest and dependable, willing to speak up even when it is difficult. You are committed to empowering others while feeling passionate about doing a great job.

To qualify for this position, you should preferably have an educational background within Law, Science, IT, Economics or similar. Preferably experience working within Banking and Corporates in particular. Prior experience in AML/CTF, KYC, Transactions Monitoring and/or Sanctions and knowledge on Corporate & Institutional customers is highly valued, but as we are constantly reinforcing and diversifying the team, an applicant with a background in other related field or industry sector would certainly be considered.

Candidates with strong results from University/Business School, but without substantial work experience, are also encouraged to apply.

Your background (not all fields mandatory if you’re eager to learn new things):

-Understanding of the relevant regulatory landscape
-Strong attention to detail and ability to master direct customer interaction
-Excellent in both verbal and written English and preferable but not required to also speak one of the Nordic languages
-Strong analytical and IT skills topped with the gift of presenting complex matters in clear and understandable form
-Capability to build relationships with key stakeholders in different organizational levels
-Curiosity to dig into details and tolerate routines, but also ability to put those details into a larger perspective
-Ambitious and focused on achieving results
-Capability to accept changing working environment fast, thus you can work independently with quality
-A bachelor degree, master degree is a benefit

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps

Please send us your application with motivation letter via our job portal. We will be running interviews on a rolling basis and based on candidates’ qualifications, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

We believe that diversity improves team performance. Therefore, we strive to form teams with a mix of people of different genders and ages, and with different backgrounds and experiences.

We consider only applicants with existing residency / work permit in EU