Know Your Customer (KYC) Specialists/Senior, Large Corporations and Institutions, Nordic Markets

Gdańsk, PL, 80-309

Job ID: 24947 

It’s an exciting time for you to join us. We’re a changing company with big ambitions and together we’ll create the future of banking.  Working with us, you will play a part in building a better bank that fulfils a meaningful role in society. We aim to help our 10 million customers around the world improve their lives and reach their goals. To do that, we are embedding compliance across the organization to ensure people can trust Nordea. 

Interested in coming on the journey with us?

The offer

We are expanding our existing organisation in Nordics and Estonia with new additional teams in our Gdansk office in Poland and for those units we are now looking for several AML & Sanctions processing specialists, as well as Senior AML & Sanctions processing specialists and also Chief AML & Sanctions Processing Specialists.

As an AML & Sanctions Processing Specialists, you will work as part of one of the dedicated Customer Due Diligence Analytics teams concentrating on Nordea Large Corporates & Institutions (LC&I). The teams are responsible for all elements of the Know Your Customer (KYC) for LC&I and is part of the wider Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF) value chain. 

To enable Nordea´s LC&I Business Unit to be able to assess the customer risk, your tasks would include gathering the primary customer information from our customers, assess Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), assess Sanctions related risks, perform complex analyses of transactions and focus on performing both Onboarding of new customers, Ongoing Due Diligence and in particular Ongoing Enhanced Due Diligence on our portfolio of customers securing high quality in customer due diligence processes.

All the above tasks have the purpose of evaluating customer cases and related AML/CTF risks and thereby assisting the customer responsible units, Corporates & Institutions (C&I) to understand and manage financial crime related risk. 

What we are offering is a challenging position in an international field of Financial Anti-Crime. You will have a great opportunity not only to develop your professional skills, but also advance in your career. 

We have a flexible working environment where we offer employees to work up to 2 days a week from remote/home and minimum 3 days in the Gdansk Office to ensure collaboration, continuous knowledge sharing and to facilitate a steep learning curve for new colleagues. Initially (3-6 months from start date) it should however be expected to be more in the office to ensure a fast and efficient onboarding.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Safeguarding the largest and most complex LC&I customers (primarily Nordic customers) and Nordea from ever-growing threats in a complex and global environment.
  • Evaluating complex customer cases and related AML/CTF risks and assisting C&I front-line to manage financial crime related risk.
  • Securing high quality in customer due diligence.
  • Developing further in challenging and rapidly changing area

We offer you an inspiring and international working environment with dedicated, driven and professional colleagues. The role is based in Gdansk Office.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. The four key values that guide us in living our purpose and that we expect all our colleagues be committed to. 


To build a successful career with us, you’ll work well with our growing team in Gdansk, but also with colleagues from both Nordic, Estonian and Global branches. You always act with the customers’ needs in mind. You love learning and trying new things and you are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You are honest and dependable, willing to speak up even when it is difficult. You are committed to empowering others while feeling passionate about doing a great job.


To qualify for this position, you should preferably have an educational background within Banking, Law, Finance, Economics, Science, IT or similar. Experience working within Banking and Corporates area is not a requirement but a preference. Prior experience in AML/CTF, KYC, Transactions Monitoring and/or Sanctions and knowledge of Corporate customers is a also considered and asset.

Your background:

  • Understanding of the relevant regulatory landscape.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to master direct customer interaction.
  • Excellent in both spoken and written English, and it would be considered an asset, but not a requirement, to have some language skills for one of the four Nordic languages (Danish, Finnish, Norwegian or Swedish).
  • Strong analytical and IT skills topped with the gift of presenting complex matters in clear and understandable form.
  • Capability to build relationships with key stakeholders in different organizational levels.
  • Curiosity to dig into details and tolerate routines, but also ability to put those details into a larger perspective.
  • Ambitious and focused on achieving results.
  • Capability to accept changing working environment fast, thus you can work independently with quality.
  • A Bachelor's degree or Master's degree is preferred.


What we offer you:

  • We offer stable employment in a multinational environment.
  • Flexible working hybrid model (3 days from office/ 2 days from home)
  • Beside the job-related training & learning, many internal and external trainings including possibility to join ICA Certification.
  • Other benefits: Health insurance, Medical packages, Sport card, team events and holiday celebrations.
  • Want to take a true charge of your own career? This is possible with us as we offer personalized career paths and Leaders who can guide you in your development.
  • Keen on running? Interested in wellbeing? Or how about volunteering? This is just a sneak peek of our inside communities but we're sure you'll find the one! 
  • Our Nordic roots oblige us to foster to work-life balance approach. If you heard about Scandinavian work culture - trust us, it really works in Nordea!


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 12/08/2024. 

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

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