Customer Service & Support,Risk

AML Specialist

  • Job ID: 007986
  • Location: Bradford, UK, BD5 8LJ
  • Job type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Salary: Up to £33,000 Per Annum (Dependent on Experience) + Bonus & Benefits

AML Specialist

Our friendly but busy Financial Crime Team works in partnership with our business to protect the Society and its members from financial crime. As an AML Specialist in this exciting role, you’ll play an important part in doing just that by providing robust and critical analysis of our strategic priorities and making sure we meet all of our regulatory and statutory obligations.

About the role

As an AML Specialist it’s about following operating procedures, making sure that the decisions we make are aligned with our risk appetite and the current economic situation, and providing specialist technical advice across our business. You’ll be responsible for:

  • Completing enhanced due diligence checks on high risk customers and investigating any suspicious activity.

  • Support implementation plans throughout the AML Team

  • Work to agreed quality targets and service level agreements while focusing on delivering an exceptional service

About you

We’re looking for an experienced AML Specialist with a background in analysing suspicious activity and a good knowledge of financial crime and AML regulations. An ICA Advanced AML Certificate or equivalent qualification would be useful, but what’s most important is that you’re committed to building your own skills and knowledge in this fast-moving area.

You’ll be comfortable making big decisions, and with strong communication and relationship building skills, you’ll be more than ready to engage and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.

  • SAR and EDD experience is important for this position

About us

At YBS we don’t have shareholders, we have members. We care about people and that includes you. So here, you’ll be respected for who you are, you’ll be able to bring your whole self to work, and you’ll have everything you need to build a long and rewarding career.

Flexibility. We offer a range of flexible working options without unsocial hours, which can help you find a healthy work-life balance. Whether it’s finishing early for an appointment or fitting your studies and hobbies in around your working hours, we can help make it work for you.

Development. We want you to feel challenged here. Whatever your ambitions, we’re committed to helping you develop your skills and move ahead in your career journey. From day one, we’ll set you up for success with a brilliant induction and full training plan, all designed to get you up to speed quickly.

Inclusivity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and able to be themselves. If you’ll go the extra mile to help our members, you’ll fit right in and feel you belong here.

About our Benefits

We offer lots of fantastic rewards that you can make the most of in and out of work, including:

  • Holiday. You’ll get 25 days plus Bank Holidays, as well as the option to buy up to a further 5 days.

  • Bonus. At YBS we work collaboratively and share in our success together, so when we reach our goals were all rewarded with an on target bonus of 7% of eligible pay (with the opportunity to earn up to a maximum 15%).

  • Pension. We know how important it is to save towards the future, that’s why we’ll contribute up 11% into your YBS pension.

  • Healthcare. Health and wellbeing are an important part of life at YBS, when you join us you’ll have access to a range of health benefits to suit your life including private medical insurance, dental and healthcare plans.

  • My Benefits. When you join YBS you’ll have access to our self-service benefits portal, where you can access a range of retail, hospitality and health discounts,

Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this role and want to be part of the YBS team, click apply now to send us your application.

Want more information?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Jess Wilkinson on

Please note, applications are viewed frequently so this advert may close sooner than the date advertised.

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