AML Compliance Manager

AML Compliance Manager

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Opportunity for AML Compliance Manager

Western Union is changing. Yes, we're the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we're on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved - billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today's global consumers and businesses. So if you're looking for a company on the move - and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet - then Western Union could be for you.

The Job

Under general supervision from AML Senior Management, you will be responsible for the development, implementation and enforcement of policies, procedures, and programs designed to minimize potential money laundering risk for Western Union and its affiliates, within the established strategies of the AML Compliance Department. Under their guidance, you will also work with regulatory authorities, financial intelligence units and law enforcement.

You will provide assistance to department management in the development of overall strategies, goals and initiatives as well as provide training, job performance counseling and resource support to staff.

You will manage anti-money laundering requirements for assigned agents and sub-agents of Western Union and affiliates and provide AML Compliance support to help build programs that are in compliance with anti-money laundering laws as they apply to Money Services Businesses

You will evaluate their internal controls and anti-money laundering compliance programs through transaction analyses, compliance reviews and training sessions. You will perform reviews concerning findings and communication of assessments to the appropriate internal management. Additionally, you will also be assigned program reviews that are moderately complex in nature.

About You

You have a Bachelor's degree and minimum of five years of relevant experience in complex retail/consumer financial services/payment services organizations with multiple financial products, or a regulatory agency or law firm involving payment services compliance issues relating to anti-money laundering acts, and related laws/regulations.

You have minimum 3 years' of experience in a management/supervisory position with multiple direct reports and possess at least 5 years' experience in any of the following: anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing compliance, general compliance and/or risk based compliance, yielding a comprehensive understanding of technology and best practices in the compliance field.

You feel comfortable and capable of communicating with all levels of people within and outside the organization with a high level of professionalism and possess strong presentation, planning and organizational skills. You are an advanced user of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and experienced with the Internet and online research systems.

What we offer

An interesting multicultural working environment with the ability to collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems

The Pay

An attractive base salary is on offer depending on skills and experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply

Growth and innovation are the story of our past, and they will define our future so if you are looking to be part of an exciting and innovative organization where your hard work can make a difference then please apply for the role - we would love to hear from you!