Western Union Regulatory Specialist - Governance and Standards in Dublin, Ireland

Job Title: Regulatory Specialist - Governance and Standards

Requisition #: 1801985

The Opportunity: Would you like to work for a global payment transfer company that is recognized as an industry leader? Be part of a great team that could offer you plenty of training and international opportunities in the future?

We’re seeking a Regulatory Specialist – Governance and Standards based in our Dublin, Ireland office. In this role you will provide regulatorycompliance expertise to the organisation and will help to ensure the legal entities in Europe operate in an effectively and consistently controlled environment compliant with regulatory obligations. You will stay abreast of regulatory changes, analyse regulatory information and promptly inform the impacted organization(s) about the upcoming changes as well as help to transfer the requirements into policies and procedures and required employee education. You will also coordinate correspondence related to regulatory matters pertaining to Regulatory Compliance.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Constantly monitor and analyse non AML regulatory information and inform the organisation of regulatory changes

  • Analyse the impact of the regulatory change at both individual country level and regional level

  • Coordinate communication to impacted businesses / teams on forthcoming regulatory changes

  • Help respective departments to ensure their operationalpractices are in compliance with relevant regulations, risk standards and policies

  • Coordinate designing, development and implementation of appropriate regulatory compliance related policies and procedures

  • Assure department follows company policies through appropriate documentation governance and record retention standards

  • Assist with preparation of regulatory compliance updates for multiple regional committees

  • Help to monitor external enforcement actions against industry peers and analyse the Compliance program to determine if potential control gaps exist

  • Prepare content for employee education on regulatory compliance matters and liaise with multiple departments to establish and maintain effective and relevant compliance support

What you will need to succeed:

  • Proven experience of relevant experience in legal practice or complex consumer financial services/payment services organisations with multiple financial products or regulatory agency specialising in payment services compliance issues

  • Knowledge of current EU regulations, with a specific focus on Irish regulatory environment is essential

  • Ability to draft policies and procedures based on regulatory requirements

  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and develop new processes and procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to provide direction if required

  • Ability to work independently, while recognising own limitations and seeking the advice of subject-matter experts as required

  • Demonstrates ability to use knowledge and experience to solve problems

  • Demonstrates ability to respond quickly and constructively to changes or unexpected shifts in priorities.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 57 countries

  • Fantastic future career opportunities

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 ground-breaking 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 other protected category. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at careers@westernunion.com .

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