Western Union Lead Analyst, Global Product Compliance in Vilnius, Lithuania

Job Title: Lead Analyst, Global Product Compliance

Requisition #: 1801840

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 LeadAnalyst for our Global Product Compliance team based in our Vilnius,Lithuania office . You will support Western Union Digital expansion and provide guidance and requirements for the launch of new innovative products globally. You will act as a compliance product Expert for our regional teams and ensure all Digital related change management initiatives appropriately follow the Compliance Product Review (gating) process. In close cooperation with our business and regional compliance colleagues, you will support the achievement of exciting projects allowing the company to reach aggressive geographic expansion goals and provide our customers with a safe, convenient and modern service globally.

Sound interesting? Here aresome specifics:

  • Assess AML/CTF risks of proposed products and recommendmitigating controls

  • Write and publish risk reviews for digital products, with afocus on the international expansion

  • Manage numerous product launches and test the performance ofcompliance controls implemented for specific products/projects

  • Communicate and escalate high risks to (Senior) Management andproduct stakeholders, when appropriate

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

  • Act as Global Product Compliance point of contact for internalstakeholders

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in substantive AML compliance in afinancial institution, and/or as an AML regulator, and/or as an AML consultant.

  • BA required. JD, MBA, or other relevant masters degree a plus.

  • Understanding of money laundering risks.

  • Experience reviewing and analyzing compliance guidance andenforcement matters to identify potential weaknesses and gaps in WesternUnion’s program and recommend action.

  • Detail oriented, excellent organizational and operationalskills, ability to identify key issues and multi-task under tight deadlines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English – aminimum of two writing samples required.

  • Strong skills in Microsoft word and excel.

  • Team player with strong collaborative qualities, ethics, and apositive demeanor.

  • Ability to successfully liaise with business partners to adviseon compliance requirements and residual risk

What will make you stand out:

  • Professional certifications in AML Compliance or ProjectManagement are a strong advantage

  • Project management experience within a multi-nationalorganization is a strong advantage

  • Effective leader and team player

  • Experience or proven interest in digital or IT related products

What’s in it for you?

  • Ongoinglearning and career development opportunities

  • Abilityto be involved in process improvements, initiatives and project work

  • An interestingmulticultural working environment

  • Abilityto collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in allparts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems

  • Anattractive base salary is on offer depending on skills and experience, alongwith a comprehensive benefits package

  • As amember of our team you will be also be involved in our global employeerecognition program

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!

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.