Western Union Specialist, Financial Crimes Compliance in Vilnius, Lithuania

Job Title: Specialist, Financial Crimes Compliance

Requisition #: 1802472

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 Specialist, Financial Crimes Compliance based in our Vilnius, Lithuania office . In this role, you will be a member of Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS) Global AML Investigations & SAR Reporting team which monitors transactional activity of WUBS entities (clients, remitters and / or beneficiaries). Specialists identify unusual trading patterns that may involve a criminal activity or terrorist financing, have no apparent economic or lawful purpose; investigate background and purpose of transactions; collect and document relevant account and transaction data; review and analyze data.

Sounds interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Conduct research and analysis of complex and critical issues related to patterns and trends in money laundering and other potential risks

  • Undertake regulatory reporting as mandated by law and our company's policies and procedures

  • Assist and support the anti-money laundering compliance team to ensure the company is meeting compliance requirements

What you will need to succeed:

  • Excellent analytical skills and accuracy

  • Being detail oriented while also able to simultaneously look at the big picture to recognize patterns and connect the little things

  • General understanding of complex correspondent banking/payment services organizations with multiple financial products

  • General knowledge in AML Compliance, general and/or risk based compliance

  • Ability to react quickly to changing requirements and deal with certain level of unknown

  • Demonstrate high level of responsibility and problem solving

  • Ability to process large volumes of tasks

  • Fluency in English

What will make you stand out:

  • AML investigation experience related to international payments, including payments to/from financial institutions

  • Working experience in Financial institutions

  • University degree in Law/Economics or Business would be an advantage

What’s in it for you?

  • Ongoing learning and career development opportunities

  • Ability to be involved in process improvements, initiatives and project work

  • An interesting multicultural working environment

  • Ability to collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems

  • An attractive base salary is on offer depending on skills and experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package

  • As a member of our team you will be also be involved in our global employee recognition program

What it’s like here:

Western Union Business Solutions (‘WUBS’) is a global leader in foreign exchange and international payments. WUBS enables companies of all sizes to send and receive cross-border payments and manage their foreign exchange needs. With access to over 135 currencies, and a global financial network spanning more than 200 countries and territories, WUBS helps companies spend less time managing their international financial transactions and more time growing their businesses.

Through experienced foreign exchange dealers, proven bank-to-bank payment platforms and international payment tools, and comprehensive currency risk management solutions, WUBS helps clients to improve cash flow, manage risk, and seize global market opportunities.

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. Sounds 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.