Underwriting Analyst


  • Location
    • Singapore
  • 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. We put our merchants at the center of everything we do, 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.

Underwriting Analyst

We are looking for an Underwriting Analyst to join our Underwriting Department in supporting our regional growth. You will be part of the Underwriting Team based in Singapore working closely with Sales, Account Management, Compliance, Risk, Monitoring and Finance.

In this role you will be responsible for reviewing potential and existing merchants from a risk, regulatory and compliance perspective. As a highly regulated company we need to adhere to various rules and regulations and make sure we grow our business with a healthy portfolio of merchants. Part of this role is also to facilitate our growth by scaling internal processes and focus on continuous optimization and automation.

What you’ll do

  • Gather information and review new merchant applications through various channels
  • Perform risk assessments for prospective and existing merchants based on financial and non-financial information
  • Setup processes, monitor and execute checks related to merchant on-boarding
  • Evaluate existing procedures to refine and optimize the end to end merchant on-boarding process
  • Provide advice and support to internal stakeholders with regards to new and existing merchants questions around merchant on-boarding
  • Provide support for periodical reviews and audits

Who you are

  • You have prior experience in a risk or compliance related domain
  • You have a firm grasp and understanding of AML, KYC, PCI and Internal Controls
  • You are extremely detail oriented, organized and have the ability to multi-task
  • You are able to work in an independent way, while at the same time you are a strong collaborator, connecting with colleagues and sharing ideas to improve effective teamwork
  • You take initiative, ownership and are committed to challenge the status quo
  • You are a self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment
  • You have strong analytical skills and believe efficiency is key
  • You’re outgoing, friendly, and fun
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication. English fluency required – other languages (such as Japanese) are a plus

Who we are

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world's leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile and in-store channels. It is the only provider of a modern end-to-end infrastructure, connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. With offices around the world, Adyen serves nine of the 10 largest U.S. internet companies and many worldwide retailers. Customers include Facebook, Uber, L'Oreal, Casper, Bonobos, and Spotify.