Trainee, KYC Compliance Analyst - UK

Linden Lab
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
7 days ago

Company Snapshot

Linden Lab, our overall parent company. develops platforms that empower people to create, share, and thrive within virtual experiences.

Founded in 1999, the company first launched Second Life , the groundbreaking virtual world enjoyed by millions around the globe, in 2003, which has since gone on to boast nearly two billion user creations and a vibrant $500 million (USD) economy.

Tilia Inc. , founded in 2017, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linden Research, Inc., and a licensed money transmitter in the U.S. Tilia enables publishers of video games and virtual worlds to create in-world economies and monetize user interaction. Built to be robust, flexible, and secure, Tilia powers virtual economies of leading and cutting-edge publishers with hundreds of millions of dollars in circulation.

Tilia UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tilia Inc. and is applying to the FCA to become authorized as an electronic money institution in order to issue e-money and provide certain payment services activities to customers in the UK.

At Linden, we value a workplace that’s as diverse as our products. As we continue to grow, we remain dedicated to building a company that is rooted in organizational health, strengths-based leadership, and the belief that teams are stronger than individuals.

If you want access to the forefront of virtual words, this is the place for you. We’ve created space for everyone to find belonging and invite you to come as you are.

Role Overview

A fantastic opportunity to begin your career in the Fintech and Gaming sector, the Trainee, KYC Compliance Analyst will learn to play a critical role in conducting research, analysis, and ongoing customer due diligence related to potentially suspicious activities in an online environment.

As part of the Financial Crimes Compliance (“FCC”) Team, Trainee Compliance Analyst will learn the principals of financial crime compliance, understand the risks associated with fraud and money laundering and will learn how to monitor for and assess issues, patterns, and trends associated with money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing, fraud, and other financial crime-related risks.

This role reports to the Senior Compliance Manager for Tilia UK and is responsible for reviewing high volumes of customer applications and follow-up with customers to resolve issues or obtain additional documentation as needed. The KYC Compliance Specialist will also be responsible for supporting the FCC team, including efficient detection and investigation of customers and transactions deemed potentially suspicious per Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (“BSA/AML”) regulations.

What We’ll Offer You

The stability of an established company with startup momentum. An unparalleled opportunity to create relationships, systems, strategy and culture. An environment where your voice will be heard and your impact deeply felt. A sense of belonging where your work is appreciated and rewarded.

At Tilia, you will also be part of the LindeLab family and you’ll be surrounded by creators, supporters, advocates, strategists, and hilarious human beings - all of whom are eager to collaborate and grow alongside you. We are at the sizzling intersection of metaverse, gaming and FinTech. As a Trainee, KYC Compliance Analyst we will also offer you:

What We’ll Create Together

What You’ll Bring to the Team

At Linden, we celebrate all the dimensions of diversity, including diversity of experience. We recognize that candidates applying for this role will be most successful if they bring the following with them:

Work Environment & Physical Demands

As a remote-first company, we take great care to ensure an inclusive experience for all Tilias. You may be offered the opportunity to travel to company meetings and events, however this is not a requirement. We aim to optimize for remote attendance, not just accommodate it.

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use the computer and communicate with coworkers in a remote office environment. The employee frequently is required to stand or sit to complete work and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The Fine Print

Tilia celebrates diversity of thought, race, national origin and culture, age, experience, religion, economic and social status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability status. Building a culture of inclusion allows us to create and share experiences with each other, and with our virtual communities. We always seek to maintain a diverse and welcoming workplace, and candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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