Western Union AML Compliance Manager in Birkirkara, Malta

Job Title: AML Compliance Manager

Requisition #: 1803614

There has never been a better time to consider a career with Western Union. There is a lot of positive talk around WU’s recent product releases, such as WU Connect and WU EDGE. Each of these platforms are still in very early stages of adoption, with excellent potential for future growth. If you are seeking an organization with talented innovative individuals, then this is the opportunity for you. WUBS Malta is a Payment Institution offering FX spot payments and limited use Forward Contracts to SME and Corporate Customers, located principally in Malta.

We’re seeking an AMLCompliance Manager, based in our Malta office. The incumbent will be responsible for AML and Markets matters related to the sale of the above products and will act as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) for the entity.

Sound interesting? Hereare some specifics:

  • The incumbent will provideAML and Markets-related compliance advice and support to the business andsupport corporate governance by providing compliance reports to the Board ofDirectors and to local and group governance committees as appropriate.

  • She/ He will beresponsible for submitting regulatory returns and notifications to regulatorybodies as required

  • She/He will be the primarypoint of contact for the MFSA and FIAU on AML and Markets Compliance relatedmatters.

  • She/ He will be requiredto be approved and registered with the MFSA in the role of MLRO.

What you will need tosucceed:

  • Minimum of 5 years’experience in a compliance or similar role.

  • Willingness to undertakeadditional training and gain qualifications as necessary to support performanceof the role

  • Fluent speaking andwriting in English

  • Strong written and verbalcommunications skills, including formal presentation skills

  • Strong analytical andproblem-solving skills

  • Accuracy and attention todetail in daily routine

  • Working knowledge of MSWord, Excel, and preferably MS Access

  • Well-developedinterpersonal skills in a team-oriented environment

  • Ability to work in achanging environment with multiple priorities

  • Banking experience

  • Experience in Complianceand Anti money laundering issues

  • Experience in FinancialInstruments requirements (MiFID) (preferred)

What will make you standout:

  • Proven knowledge of Malta FinancialServices Regulatory Framework

  • Positiveattitude

  • Driven bychallenge

  • Open minded

  • Problem solvingand proactive attitude.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive globalpay, benefits and mobility

  • Unparalleledexperience, working for a market leader in FX payment solutions

  • The chance to shareyour ideas and contribute to the development of our products

  • Diverse, globalteam with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

The Payments Business Unit of Western Union is one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange. With access to over 130 currencies, we enable companies of all sizes as they move money across borders via a financial network that spans over 200 countries and territories. We’re disrupting fintech with our groundbreaking digital B2B platform, WU EDGE, which helps companies spend less time handling international payments and worrying about foreign exchange exposure, and more time growing their businesses. And we’re just getting started!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money forbetter . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together on teams. Who knows, your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.