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Due Diligence Specialist - All Nordic Locations

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Solna +4 more
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Solna +4 more

Our Due Diligence specialists enable Santander Consumer Bank to truly know its customers. Santander recognizes its responsibility to prevent activities related to money laundering and fraud in order to protect its shareholders, customers, partners, employees, and reputation.

The main responsibility of a Due Diligence Specialist is assisting on all questions related to the enhanced procedures for onboarding customers and partners, to ensure continuous review of customers, and assist with assigning appropriate risk profiles to customers and relevant third parties. This role also supports the engagement in awareness of relevant risks related to money laundering and terrorist financing for first line sales teams. The Due Diligence specialist will assist in investigative support, as needed, to the Fraud and Transaction Monitoring teams.

The Due Diligence specialist will also take part in elevating the knowledge and risk assessment quality of the team, by supporting colleagues on complex cases with their skills within risk assessments.

Areas of responsibility

  • Timely response to alerts for new and existing customers and enhanced due diligence of customers
  • Preparation of risk assessment reports for high-risk private and corporate customers and coordinating necessary mitigating actions with relevant stakeholders
  • Timely identification and assessment of risks associated with politically exposed persons and their relatives and close associates (PEP/RCA) and preparation of risk-level recommendations for review by the Due Diligence Leader
  • Interpretation of risk guidelines from internal AML team and understanding of how to use them in risk assessment reports.

Skills & Requirements


  • Previous experience in background screening of designated PEP/RCA(s), sanctioned persons and entities, identification of beneficial owners, and assessing the complexity of corporate structures across the Nordics and Europe
  • Knowledge of country specific AML laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of unsecured credit and auto sales market is an advantage
  • Certification from ACAMS or ICA is an advantage
  • Comfortable with cross-referencing multiple systems quickly and simultaneously
  • Advanced written and spoken English and fluent in one of the Nordic languages is required


  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience in a financial institution or a related field
  • Law enforcement experience is an advantage and may considered as a substitute
  • Experience with leasing, loan, and consumer finance products is an advantage
  • Knowledge of IBM Oracle, Dow Jones, and Salesforce is an advantage


  • Higher education in Economics, Business Administration, Law, Business Analytics, Finance and related fields
  • Relevant experience can compensate for education

Personal characteristics

  • Strong integrity/ethics
  • Comfortable with complex customer and stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)
  • Attention to detail and ability to connect cases to the bigger commercial picture
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies in processes, and develop recommendations to address the issues
  • Ability to communicate and pass on knowledge to colleagues

We offer

  • A corporate culture that is professional and dynamic, yet informal
  • An excellent and rapidly growing team with highly competent, dedicated, and friendly co-workers
  • A competitive salary and compensation package
  • Some travel may be required (less than 10%)

We are conducting ongoing interviews and the job ad will be closed when the right candidates are selected.

For more information about the position, contact the hiring manager – Mitchell White - Due Diligence Leader at [email protected]
or Head of Due Diligence, Fraud and Complaints – Rikke Lisbeth Hartvich – [email protected]

Great Place to Work

  • Innovative and looking to the future

  • We invest in you

  • Employee benefits and discounts

  • Dynamic work environment

  • Engaged colleagues

  • Social events for all employees

  • BeHealthy | Your health is important to us

  • Competitive insurance and pension plans

  • We give back to society

  • Gode pensions- og forsikringsforhold

  • Vi investerer i din udvikling

  • Vi giver tilbage til samfundet

  • Medarbejderfordele og rabatter

  • Dedikeret kollegaer

  • Globale muligheder

  • Sociale arrangementer for alle medarbejdere

  • Innovativ og fremadtænkende virksomhed

  • Gode forsikrings- og pensjonsordninger

  • Sosiale arrangement for alle ansatte

  • BeHealthy | Din helse er viktig for oss

  • Innovativt og fremtidsrettet selskap

  • Vi investerer i deg

  • Vi gir tilbake til samfunnet

  • Personalgoder og rabatter

  • Dynamisk arbeidsmiljø

  • Engasjerte kolleger

  • Sociala evenemang för alla anställda

  • Dynamisk arbetsmiljö

  • Vi ger tillbaka till samhället

  • Konkurrenskraftiga pensioner & försäkringar

  • Innovation, förbättring och utveckling

  • Globala möjligheter

  • Friskvård - din hälsa är viktig för oss

  • Engagerade kollegor

  • Personalförmåner via Benify

About the company

We are a Nordic bank with more than 1,400 colleagues in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and proud to be part of Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in the world with a solid history going back more than 160 years.

Our purpose is to help people and businesses prosper and we aim to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities - through simple, personal and fair banking.

In our organization we foster and value an engaged, challenging and passionate environment that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. We operate in an ever changing environment, and believe the key to success is innovative involvement, a playful approach to active learning and continuous improvement in our daily work.

We are firmly committed to being a responsible bank in the way we operate, our culture, caring for our environment and giving back to society. Banco Santander is recognized as the most sustainable bank in the world following the publication of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2019.

Read more about responsible banking on our global webpages.

Santander Consumer Bank is one of the largest Nordic banks providing loans and credits, credit cards, deposits and insurance to private customers.

To learn more about Santander in the Nordics, please visit our local webpages


TA Nordic Bank with global strength

TPart of Banco Santander – one of the world’s largest financial institutions

TBanco Santander’s history goes back more than 160 years

TWorld’s Most Sustainable Bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

TOver 1200 employees across the Nordics

TWe serve over 1.6 million customers

TStrategic partnerships with over 10 000 car dealers, merchants and brokers

TInnovation is key to our future success

TBanco Santanders historie går mere end 160 år tilbage

TVerdens mest bæredygtige bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1.200 ansatte på tværs af Norden

TOver 1.6 mio kunder

TStrategiske partnerskaber med mere end 10.000 bilforhandlere, indkøbere og brokere

TInnovation er nøglen til vores fremtidige succes

TVi leverer digitale kundeoplevelser

TEn Nordisk bank med global styrke

TEn del af Banco Santander – en af verdens største finansielle institutioner

THistorien vår går tilbake til 1963 i Norge

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

T50/50 fordeling menn og kvinner

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

TStørst på billån i Norge

TFremtidsrettede | Først ute i Norge med ApplePay

TVi er dedikert til å være en ansvarlig långiver!

TInnovative | Vår siste nyvinning SHFT – en abonnementsløsning for bil

TEn nordisk bank med global styrka

TDel av Banco Santander - en av världens största finansiella institutioner

TBanco Santanders historia går tillbaka mer än 160 år

TVärldens mest hållbara bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1200 anställda i Norden

TVi servar över 1,6 miljoner kunder

TInnovation är nyckeln till vår framgång

TVi levererar digitala kundupplevelser i framkant

Mitchell White | Contact Person

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