Compliance Manager

Compliance Manager

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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
As the Manager, AML Compliance you will be responsible for AML/CFT and FINLEG; FIDLEG compliance for the Western Union (WU) division based in Zurich. With a strong focus on Foreign Exchange payment solutions for SMEs and corporate customers. This role also includes employee training, management of customer monitoring, setting of policy rules for detailed guidance to ensure a sustainable business growth and support for the introduction of new products. You will be a main driving point for the implementation of FINLEG; FIDLEG compliant structures and procedures across the Swiss arm of WU through management and further development of consumer related obligations, internal organizational requirements and duties regarding outsourced services. Whilst also managing and driving the AML/CFT Compliance program to be in line with regulatory obligations and business requirements for WU. You will also support the AML/CFT Risk Strategy including the annual Risk Assessment for WU and the refinement of risk management strategies as well as the outsourcing of compliance related tasks. You will also support the Regulatory strategy alongside the introduction of new products and ad hoc compliance projects as required.

About you

As the successful candidate for this role you will be degree qualified preferably in Law or Business Administration with proven experience in a similar role (Bank compliance, AML / FINLEG; FIDLEG expert, Expert in Regulatory Affairs, external auditor covering Compliance topics) including expertise in AML/CFT as well as FINLEG; FIDLEG related Compliance subject matters. You will also possess excellent relationship management skills through the utilization of both written and verbal communication including formal presentations. The ability to read, understand and apply complex legal regulations across the wider Western Union business will also be a requirement. Alongside excellent problem solving skills, good negotiation skills and fluent English language skills.

What we offer
Ongoing learning and career development opportunities with the ability to be involved in process improvements, initiatives and project work.

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 language bonus and a
comprehensive benefits package.

As a member of our team you will be also be involved in our global employee recognition program.

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 organisation where your hard work can make a difference then please apply - we would love to hear from you