Western Union Senior Analyst, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance in Sydney, Australia

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

Requisition #: 1805363

The Opportunity: 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 an Analyst, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for our Sydney based office. In this role, you will assist the APAC Compliance team to carry out all tasks required to ensure compliance within our Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism and Licensing obligations as well as company policies. This is a fantastic opportunity for a compliance professional who is looking to join a bigger organisation and a well-established compliance team that offers the opportunity to learn, grow, and advance within the compliance field.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Assist the APAC regional compliance team to administrate the regional compliance frameworks to monitor and ensure all tasks are relevant, valid and being completed accordingly.

  • Assist central compliance in reporting and monitoring improvements for issues that arise from framework testing.

  • Conduct quality checks on new and existing clients with KYC and reaccreditation when required, including checking accuracy of data for clients being set up on internal transactional systems.

  • Monitor, analyse and investigate client transactions, and where applicable, report any unusual/suspicious activity to the appropriate authorities.

  • Monitor, analyse and investigate Salesforce cases, and where applicable, escalate and follow through in seeking assistance from management and/or other compliance teams.

  • Work in conjunction with other members of the Compliance team in the development and administration of policies and procedures, and compliance training.

  • Assist with all matters requested by Internal/External Auditors and Examiners.

  • Back up the Financial Institutions Compliance Officer as required.

What you will need to succeed:

  • 1+ years previous experience in KYC compliance and accreditation.

  • 2+ years previous experience in Anti-Money Laundering compliance and/or transaction monitoring.

  • 2+ years previous experience working in a financial institution (bank, securities and/or investment, corporate foreign exchange).

  • Exposure to risk management policies and processes as it relates to the business application of internal and external risk factors (operational, legal, reputation, market) impacting a business or corporate foreign exchange operation.

What will make you stand out:

  • The ability to work with others including building external relationships, such as government agency and regulators.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

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. 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 other protected category.