Associate Underwriting Analyst


  • Location
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • 18 May 2020
  • Function
  • Finance
  • Sector
  • Fintech

This is Adyen

Speed is the foundation of our company. We think fast. We work fast. We launch fast. Our merchants’ demands shape our development path, and we never stop until the job is done. We’re creating our own path, with a global team driving sustainable growth. We don’t do hierarchy, egos or boundaries. “Not possible” is not in our vocabulary — “freedom” is. This is who we are: honest, direct and always bringing an element of fun into our work. If you’re ready to join the power of fast, keep reading

Associate Underwriting Analyst

Adyen is looking for an Associate Underwriting Analyst to be based in our San Francisco office. This role will be focusing on U.S. portfolio in reviewing new prospects, analyzing financials, mitigating our brand risk and validating KYC documentation meets our standards. This position will report to the Team Lead, Risk & Compliance, of Adyen - North America.

What you’ll do

  • Review new prospects KYC documents to ensure they meet our requirements as well as determine the overall risk of their business model
  • Provide support and guidance to Sales and Account Management on prospects in regards to our restricted and prohibited business models
  • Perform periodic reviews and reporting on existing merchants to ensure compliance with Payment Industry Brand rules and regulations as well as our KYC requirements
  • Help refine tools and practices to optimize manual reviews
  • Provide internal support for audit, compliance, and reporting activities

Who you are

  • You can think critically about complex problems, appropriately weigh many factors and reach a definitive conclusion
  • You are efficient and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment that is ever changing
  • You have solid interpersonal skills, specifically you will be able to connect with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and Merchants from varying disciplines and cultures
  • You have a bachelor’s degree and experience with payments, risk, compliance, or the financial industry
  • You have knowledge of Visa/Mastercard rules, with specific experience in Card Not Present Payments
  • You have a clear understanding of AML, KYC, OFAC and other Federal regulatory guidelines
  • You have a high level of self-motivation, who is able to define structure and prioritize

Who we are

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Casper, Bonobos and L'Oreal.