Western Union Senior Analyst, AML Compliance in Sydney, Australia

Job Title: Senior Analyst, AML Compliance

Requisition #: 1804986

The opportunity: Does playing a critical role in protecting our customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global payments company on a specialised team that is passionate about ensuring its compliance objectives are being met?

We’re seeking a Senior Analyst,Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for our Sydney based office. The Senior Analyst, Central Compliance role supports the Senior Manager with carrying out tasks in relation to the Central Compliance function. The objective is to provide the APAC business with reasonable assurance regarding the compliance and business objectives and to support the APAC wide business and compliance initiatives, policies and procedures.

Sound interesting? Here are somespecifics:

  • Carry out tasks relevant to the WU Business Payments Unit testing andcontrol framework, including quality control checks, monitoring, and testingcompliance, and business processes against internal policies and procedures

  • Investigate issues that arise from compliance and business testing, andescalate where necessary

  • Assist with the reviewing of APAC policies and procedures and checkingoff against local requirements

  • Monitor compliance with the relevant laws and business policies to avoidor at least communicate the risk of any breaches.

  • Support the Senior Manager Central Compliance in various businessprojects and initiatives.

  • Assist in the preparation of management reports.

  • Working closely with APAC compliance stakeholders where necessary tomeet business objectives

  • Keep abreast of regulatory changes in Australia & New Zealand.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum 2 years experience working in a financial institution in anAML/KYC and/or markets related compliance function

  • Previous exposure to monitoring, quality control testing, policy andprocedural writing is desirable

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team

  • Strong comprehension and understanding to address issues arising from aCentral Compliance tasks in a timely and efficient manner

What will make you stand out:

  • A degree in banking, commerce, risk management, or auditing orequivalent is desirable

  • Solid understanding of general compliance controls including for AML/CTFand/or ASIC and FMA licensing obligations

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 for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Soundlike 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 other protected category.