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Manager, AML Compliance

Dublin, Dublin D01
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Manager, AML Compliance , Dublin

This position is responsible for supporting Western Union in its regulatory compliance obligations, including the management of regulatory examinations by global supervisory and regulatory authorities, management of Compliance related independent reviews and external audits, and managing third-party/bank visits regarding Western Union Payment Services Ireland Limited (WUPSIL) AML compliance program. This role is the official repository of all books and records related to examination, audit, and due diligence of Western Unions compliance programs.

Specifically, this position has the overall responsibility for management of a global exam and audit management program for WUPSIL including:

Western Union powers your pursuit.

Werea FinTechthatsusing insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Western Union has a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen

In this field account management role, well be looking for you to maximize opportunities for the generation of profitable revenue by managing business development activities with our existing agents in your territory.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Fulfillment and coordination of responses and on-site visits for third parties (banking partners) regarding the Companys compliance program.

  • Maintaining the central repository of all materials provided during the scope of an exam, audit, or due diligence request.

  • Responding to due diligence requests from paying correspondents and/or banking partners as submitted by the Regional Compliance teams, to liaison with the Business, Legal, Compliance, Treasury, etc., and for providing documentation approved for release to non-regulatory bodies.

  • Preparation, organization, and coordination of global regulatory examinations and audits, including but not limited to relationship management; coordination of audit and exam materials; managing outcomes and resolving issues; coordinating and preparing responses and timely resolution for multiple legal entities and regulatory jurisdictions throughout Europe.

  • Uniformity in the presentation of our regulated businesses to auditors and examiners.

  • Escalate and communicate findings and violations to senior management and track trends based on findings noted across audit and examination reports.

  • Independently review the information provided by various subject matter experts to ensure the documentation provided is responsive and timely.

  • Educate subject matter experts by providing them information regarding audits, exams, licensing, and due diligence requests to ensure appropriate data is gathered and presented to auditors, examiners, regulators, and third parties.

Role Requirements

  • Strong experience in any of the following areas: regulatory oversight, general financial compliance, risk-based compliance, exam management, Bank Secrecy Act, or anti-money laundering compliance.

  • Good understanding of retail/commercial financial services products.

  • Good understanding of anti-money laundering regulations and money transmission laws within the banking/financial services industry.

  • Understanding regulatory requirements vs. best practices in compliance is critical.

  • Having a global perspective.

  • Ability to work closely with businesses and multiple stakeholders.

  • Team player who works effectively with others to identify and resolve issues; shares information and keeps team members and management informed.

  • Must be able to perform independently and with minimal supervision.

  • Strong organizational skills - must be multi-tasked oriented and able to balance pressure and deadlines with constantly changing priorities.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and Detail-oriented.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.

  • CAMS/CFCS certification preferred.

  • Languages required: Written and spoken fluency in English required and other European languages would be beneficial.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.

Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities. Were a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.


  • 22 working days for employees with less than 3 years of service

  • Comprehensive life & medical cover

  • Contributory pension plan

Western Union values in-person collaboration, learning, and ideation whenever possible. We believe this creates value through common ways of working and supports the execution of enterprise objectives which will ultimately help us achieve our strategic goals. By connecting face-to-face, we are better able to learn from our peers, problem-solve together, and innovate.

We are passionate about diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-07-14 Expires: 2023-10-18

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