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As a Senior Sanctions Analyst, you will be responsible for conducting in-depth analysis of potential sanctions risks, ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, and developing and implementing strategies to mitigate sanctions-related risks. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to identify and address sanctions compliance issues, provide guidance on sanctions-related matters, and stay up-to-date on the latest regulatory requirements. The role requires a strong understanding of sanctions regulations, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in sanctions compliance, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Conduct thorough analysis of sanctions alerts and investigate potential matches with sanctions lists.
  • Review and enhance sanctions screening systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor changes in sanctions regulations and guidelines to update internal compliance policies.
  • Provide guidance to junior analysts and assist in training on sanctions compliance processes.
  • Develop and implement enhanced due diligence procedures for high-risk transactions and customers.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including legal and compliance teams, to address sanctions-related issues.
  • Prepare and submit regulatory reports related to sanctions compliance activities.
  • Participate in sanctions risk assessments and assist in implementing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of sanctions screening processes and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Stay current on industry best practices and trends related to sanctions compliance to ensure organizational adherence to standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sanctions compliance or related field.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and sanctions laws.
  • Professional certification such as Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) is preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and research skills with attention to detail.

Job Details

Role Function: N/A Work Type: Full-Time
Role Level: Mid-Level Country: United Arab Emirates
City: Dubai Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Category: Banking Company Website: https://www.talentmate.com/
Skills & Expertise
Good Communication Skill Attention to detail

What We Offer

  • Health Insurance
  • Visa
  • Paid Annual Leaves
  • Maternity and Paternity Leaves

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