Western Union Officer, AML Compliance in Sydney, Australia

Job Title: Officer, AML Compliance

Requisition #: 1703040

The Opportunity: Are you energized by AML compliance, transaction monitoring, coaching and mentoring staff and relationship building? Want to work for a company that can offer clients ground-breaking digital solutions in pretty much any currency you can think of?

We’re seeking an Officer, AML Compliance, based in our Sydney office. In this role, you will support the Senior Manager, Compliance and Manager, Compliance, with assisting the Australian and New Zealand Compliance team to carry out all tasks required to ensure The Payments Business Unit of Western Union remains in compliance with it’s AML/CTF and Licensing obligations as well as company policies.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Assist inproviding support and coaching for the Sr. AML Analyst and AML Analyst as itrelates to the tasks they are responsible to carry out.

  • Assist in conducting AML/CTF program reviews ofour corresponding banking relationships,including FI institutions which are clients of The Payments Business Unit ofWestern Union.

  • Assist in building and maintaining relationshipswith the compliance teams at the Financial Institutions that are clients ofThe Payments Business Unit of Western Union.

  • Assist internal stakeholders with complexcompliance related queries.

  • Participate in the design and implementation ofcompliance focused projects and Serve as the ANZ project lead when it relatesto compliance driven initiatives.

  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance ofpolicies and procedures in relation to the various compliance tasks.

  • Assist in addressing escalations fromstakeholders locally and offshore as it relates to transaction monitoring andsanction screening.

  • Assist with the completion of compliancemonitoring tasks, including oversight of our licensing obligations (breachreporting, customer complaints, advisor monitoring, conflicts of interests,others).

  • Keep abreast of regulatory changes in Australiaand New Zealand.

What you will need to succeed:

  • More than three years of previous experienceworking in a financial institution (bank; securities and/or investment;corporate foreign exchange).

  • A degree in banking, commerce, businessadministration, accounting or auditing is desirable.

  • At least one year previous experience working inthe compliance areas including an understanding of anti-money launderinglegislation, sanctions, Corporations Act and company policies.

  • Exposure to risk management policies andprocesses as it relates to the business application of internal and externalrisk factors (operational, legal, reputation, market).

What will make you stand out:

· The ability to interrelate with others including external relationships such as government agency and regulatorsExperience in business to business and solutions sales.

· Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Toolkit, Adobe, and Internet .

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitiveglobal pay, benefits and mobility

  • Unparalleledexperience, working for a market leader in FX payment solutions

  • Thechance to share your ideas and contribute to the development of our products

  • Diverse,global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

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 moneyfor 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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at careers@westernunion.com .