AML Analyst / Compliance Officer


XTX Markets is an algorithmic trading firm that actively trades tens of thousands of instruments on over eighty venues with a daily volume of almost three hundred billion USD. We partner with counterparties, exchanges, and e-trading venues globally to provide consistent liquidity in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income, Commodity & Options markets, helping market participants throughout the world obtain the best prices in the various assets classes we cover.

We leverage the talent of the people who work here, modern computational techniques and state-of-the-art research infrastructure to analyse large data sets across markets quickly and efficiently, to maximise the effectiveness of our proprietary trading algorithms. The models that drive our trading strategies have evolved considerably over the last 10 years, from econometric methods that gave our company its name, to trees, to neural networks, to modern deep learning architectures. We are actively seeking new methods and ideas.

At XTX Markets technology is our business and we are a diverse organisation which attracts outstanding talent from across all industry backgrounds. We are focused on teamwork and our people collaborate on all aspects of the business, working openly and with respect for each other, our clients and the market. Our culture is non-hierarchical and one where everyone is valued. We strive for excellence in everything we do.


XTX is seeking an additional member of its Compliance team to accommodate the growth of the business as we establish relationships with new markets, exchanges and trading relationships with spot FX, Single Dealer Platform and Systematic Internaliser clients across the globe. This role will have responsibilities across AML, financial crime, sanctions, and broader compliance.

You will be a key member of the team supporting the CCO and contributing to the department’s mission in advising the business regarding regulatory requirements, administering the firm’s compliance oversight function, monitoring the regulatory horizon, and implementing processes intended to meet regulatory requirements.

The role will offer the successful candidate opportunities to be involved with the implementation of new regulatory requirements including collaboration with other business units and development of firm-wide and departmental policies and procedures.


  • Working with the MLRO on KYC documentation and reviews, including administering our AML platforms and programme.
  • Conducting AML and sanctions due diligence reviews.
  • Liaising with external parties including counterparties, regulators, exchanges, and service providers.
  • Acting as a point of contact for the business on matters relating to conduct compliance including administering related platforms and employee training.
  • Coordinating and compiling management information.
  • Contributing to the administration of the Compliance Monitoring Programme.
  • Monitoring regulatory horizons for requirements that will impact XTX.



  • 4 to 6 years UK compliance experience in a regulated firm. Quantitative trading firm, investment banking or asset management compliance experience is preferable.
  • Prior experience with AML/KYC review and documentation is essential. You must be comfortable administering the firm’s AML platforms and managing the BAU KYC programme, including collaborating with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong working knowledge of the UK and EU regulatory environment and its implementation, with a particular focus on global sanctions regimes and compliance.
  • Experience with administering a Compliance Monitoring Programme including conducting reviews, documenting results, and compiling management information. Prior experience of electronic trading and associated compliance control framework is desirable.
  • Experience with compliance oversight and approvals for employee personal account dealing, gifts and entertainment and conflict of interests.
  • Ability to provide training to the business regarding regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Organised and detail-oriented self-starter who thrives in a challenging environment while meeting goals and delivering results.
  • Not afraid to ask difficult questions, but also proactive in providing solutions and sharing an opinion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will be in regular communication with external parties, collaborating with internal teams, updating XTX senior management, and representing XTX Compliance to other business units within the firm.


  • Onsite gym, sauna, and fitness classes at no charge.
  • Extensive medical benefits including an on-site doctor and therapist at no charge.
  • Breakfast and lunch provided daily.
  • Various supports for caregivers, including emergency dependent care.
  • Beautiful Kings Cross office:
  • 25 days paid holiday per year + statutory holiday and paid sick days.
  • Generous Pension contributions.