The Analyst – Payment Acquiring is responsible for the review and assessment of merchants/partners applications and business models. He/She will provide critical feedback/insight into applications received and provide appropriate recommendations to Team Leaders/Managers.

Tagged as: acquiring, AML, assessment, banking, cards and payments, compliance, KYC, point of sale


Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out appropriate due diligence on new merchants & partners by reviewing & verifying KYC documents and conducting background to ensure compliance with legislation, industry regulations and internal policy and procedures.
  • Applies in-depth and advanced analysis, risk management knowledge and judgement with a solid understanding of industry standards to determine merchant risk profile as established under the AML/KYC, industry standards and other internal procedures
  • Liaise with Merchants & Control functions as necessary as part of the KYC process and merchant assessment.
  • Maintain detailed records on merchants for second-level review. Prepare/writing up presentations/notes for various committees
  • Ensure adherence to relevant internal/external policies, compliance and procedures (Company’s, Associations & Regulators)
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in all underwriting processes and policies, and be able to communicate that knowledge verbally and in writing to other staff

Candidate profile:

  • Min Degree in Banking, Risk management or any related field
  • At least 2-5 years of working experience in Merchant Onboarding, Compliance, Risk or similar role
  • Experience in merchant Due diligence and account management
  • e-commerce and High-Risk Merchant Payments experience required
  • Solid understanding of KYC, business models and corporate structures, payment services and products, and ability to assess risks associate with e-commerce activities
  • Critical thinking, Organization & time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for presentation
  • Good understanding of the payment ecosystem and payment processes
  • Good Understanding of Payment acquiring products, system & integrations
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