KYC Compliance Analyst

Melbourne (Hybrid) /
Strategy and Operations – Risk and Compliance /
Full Time
About Zeller

We’re reimagining business banking. Small to medium sized businesses are the backbone of the Australian economy, and we’re here to champion them by building the next generation of financial services.

Zeller is challenging the status quo —  and, eventually, the big banks.

Why is it exciting to work at Zeller?

Do you seek out challenges, and thrive on coming up with creative solutions for unique (and often original) ideas? We want you on our team. Zeller is building an entire financial services and payments ecosystem from the ground up. We’re already making waves in the Fintech industry, yet we’re just getting started.

Founded in 2020, we’ve held onto the vibrant, innovative feel of a start-up whilst growing at rapid pace. With the backing of some of the world's leading investors, we’ve also earned the pretty cool moniker of being ‘Australia’s most valuable pre-launch start up’. Ever.

Our goals are ambitious and exciting, and we need an incredibly skilled team to achieve them. When you join Zeller, you’ll quickly learn the team are champions for each other, and one of our strongest attributes is our team-first mentality.

There are some incredible things on the horizon at Zeller - we can't wait for you to join us.

We are looking for a KYC Compliance Analyst to join our Risk and Compliance team. If you love to learn and grow, you will have the resources and support to do incredible things at Zeller.

Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Maintain and uplift the Know Your Customer (KYC) program ensuring compliance with Customer Due Diligence (CDD) regulations
    • Perform AML/KYC due diligence and ECDD checks on individual and non-individual merchants
    • Perform screening against watchlists to identify AML/CTF risk associated with Sanctions, Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), Adverse Media, and Internal BlacklistsPerform KYC Refresh/OCDD on existing merchants
    • Support the Head with the execution of the AML program, strategy and operations
    • Assist with ongoing regulatory requirements and ad-hoc projects

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

    • Demonstrable experience in preventing Financial Crime;
    • A Bachelor’s degree, or a track record of experience that proves it was not required;
    • Knowledge of the AML/CTF Act and Regulatory requirements;
    • A strong understanding of Suspicious Matter Reporting and transaction monitoring practices.

Bonus Points (Nice to have):

    • You have experience in Banking, Financial Services, Payments or a Government or Regulatory body (e.g. AUSTRAC);
    • You have been part of a high-growth startup environment before;
    • You have a relevant industry certification (e.g CAMS, CFCS).
At Zeller we are looking for passionate people with drive, enthusiasm and integrity. You are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t exactly match this job description. We are also open to applicants that have worked outside of Australia and have international AML/CTF experience. 

Like the rest of the team, you’ll benefit from:

A competitive salary package, including equity from an early stage;
A balanced, progressive and supportive work environment;
Excellent parental leave and other leave entitlements;
Hybrid working arrangements;
Excellent learning and development opportunities;
Plenty of fun and social opportunities - we love to come together as a team, both virtually and in person;
Being part of one of Australia’s most exciting ‘scale-ups’.