AML Specialist - Bangkok (Day Shift)

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ML SpecialistAbout Agoda

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodation, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting edge technology that connects travelers with more than 2.5 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 4,000+ talents coming from 90+ different nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enabling our customers to experience the world.

Get to Know our Team

The Fraud Team is a strong protector of Agoda and has achieved industry-leading fraud prevention results. We minimize risk and loss through fraud prevention, learning and utilizing investigative skills to identify and prevent fraudulent payments and fake properties being onboarded to our platforms. The Fraud Team initiates projects that revolve around analyzing fraud trends to prevent future attacks. Our experienced team of talented professionals are empowered by bright minds and technology, using machine learning models and dynamic scoring models. Every team member - new and old - contributes to the evolution of the models and have saved Agoda and our customers millions of dollars every year.

The Opportunity

Based at our offices in Central World, the AML team is looking for an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist to keep all our 2 million+ accommodation properties (including apartments, villas, homes and hotels) free from payment errors, and it is no small feat.

The AML team aims to detect and prevent activity indicative of money laundering or other financial crimes whilst ensuring minimal disruption to our partners and guests.

In This Role, You’ll get to

  • Screen and investigate transactions to ensure adherence to both compliance and legal requirements
  • Determine suspicious transactions and mitigate risk by placing holds, restricting accounts, and recommending closures of account transactions.
  • Recommend alternative processes/methods to improve accuracy and reduce false positives

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Willing to work dayshift; 5 days a week with shift rotation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Should have strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to ‘think outside of the box’
  • Should be capable of quick, independent thought with the ability to make unaided decisions
  • Organized and methodical whilst working to targets
  • Self-motivated
  • Previous experience is an advantage though not a requirement

It’s Great if you Have

  • Previous experience is an advantage though not a requirement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Agoda prides ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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