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Western Union Senior Manager, Global Product Compliance in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Senior Manager, Global Product Compliance

Requisition #: 1901802

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seeking a Senior Manager, Global Product Compliance, based in our Denver, Colorado office (DTC headquarters) .In this role,under general supervision of Senior Management, you will support management of the Global Product Compliance team within the AML Compliance Department. You will be responsible for managing a team of Managers and/or Analysts who assess AML/CTF risks associated with digital products, while working closely with business partners to minimize potential money laundering risk within the established strategies of the Company.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Oversee existing digital products for AML/CTF risks and recommend mitigating controls

  • Advise Business and Compliance Senior Leadership on risks and recommend mitigation options

  • Communicate and escalate risks and challenges to Senior Management and product stakeholders, when appropriate

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with global and regional teams including Compliance, Legal, Operations, Engineering, and Business

  • Work with Senior Business leaders to resolve escalations and project challenges

  • Manage a team of Product Managers and Analysts, who publish numerous product assessments under tight timelines

  • Support the execution of the methodology to identify and assess product risks in the AML program

  • Act as a senior Global Product Compliance point of contact for internal stakeholders within the Digital office

What you will need to succeed:

  • At least three years of professional experience in a corporate environment

  • At least seven years of relevant experience in complex consumer financial/payment services organizations with multiple financial products

  • Ability to successfully liaise with business partners to advise on AML compliance requirements and residual risk

  • Proven experience in dealing with compliance issues relating to money laundering, terrorist financing, international sanctions, and consumer fraud

  • Deep understanding of international AML/CFT global industry standards and specific AML/CFT laws/regulations

  • Project management experience within a multi-national organization

  • Proven track record of complex problem solving and decision-making ability

  • Ability to work with a high level of autonomy; experience making decisions with limited information

What will make you stand out:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; JD or MBA a plus

  • CAMS or CFCS certification preferred

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

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 for better . 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. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.