Supervisor, AML Compliance

Company Name:
Western Union
Western Union is changing. Yes, we're the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we're on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial
provider for the underserved - billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today's global consumers and businesses. So if you're looking for a company on the move - and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet - then Western Union could be for you.
Right now we are seeking a Supervisor, AML Compliance.
Your Role
The Supervisor, AML Compliance is responsible for ensuring the day to day processes of the anti-money laundering functions are completed in a timely and efficient manner. Responsibilities include: o Determines whether matters should be closed without further investigation or escalated within the Compliance & Regulation Department for further evaluation and final decision-making o Reviews and approves regulatory reports and provides guidance and feedback to senior analysts o Remains informed regarding legal and regulatory developments impacting the company o Completes special projects as assigned by the Compliance Manager o Builds and maintains open communication with client relationship managers to ensure our clients receive the most efficient service possible o Provides guidance on investigations initiated on WUBS activity surfaced by monitoring reports o Review initial referrals and escalations, document investigations, conduct sufficient analysis and research to provide recommendations for risk mitigation o Recognize new/emerging patterns/typologies and respond with appropriate investigative techniques based on applied knowledge and a wide range of research/investigative techniques o Provide training and guidance to staff within the department o Supervises a number of staff positions o This position is responsible for developing and motivating staff to achieve departmental objectives
Your Skills:
o Bachelor's degree required o 4+ years of relevant experience in complex retail/consumer financial services/payment services organizations with multiple financial products, or a regulatory agency or law firm involving payment services compliance issues relating to anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, and related laws and regulations is preferred o 3-4 years experience in any of the following: Bank Secrecy Act, AML Compliance, general and/or risk based compliance, yielding a comprehensive understanding of technology and best practices in the compliance field o Knowledge of the global laws and regulations applicable to money laundering and, including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), The USA PATRIOT Act o Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access) including the use of pivot tables o Understanding of the Global Money Remittances Industry as it relates to anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud typologies o Strong analytical skills required, investigative experience preferred o Detail oriented, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task under tight deadlines o Must possess well developed interpersonal skills and be able to function well within a team environment o Demonstrated initiative and creative problem solving skills o Understanding of international regulatory bodies and organizations o Ability to assess the level of risk cases presented and prioritize accordingly o Ability to work with a high level of autonomy o Strong leadership skills and a positive demeanor o Ability to work on confidential and sensitive matters with a high degree of professionalism and discretion o Experience conducting research on the Internet, utilizing such tools as LexisNexis, WorldCheck, Factiva, etc. o Ability to analyze and to interpret information critically o Ability to stay organized, prioritize and manage multiple tasks, and complete projects accurately and on time o Ability to take the initiative and to work effectively under pressure when necessary o Possesses strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills and is comfortable interacting with staff at all levels in both domestic and international offices o Ability to focus on detail while also considering the 'the big picture' o Previous experience managing people a plus
Company Information
With a 160-year history of connecting people when it matters most, Western Union continues to shape the world in which we live. Western Union offers one of the easiest ways for families and friends to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. It all comes down to the relationships we've established over many years. We take pride in being close to our consumers. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers' languages and live in our consumers' neighborhoods. And we share our consumers' cultures. We are a significant part of each other's lives. As a result, our Agents and employees are more like ambassadors. They are ambassadors of trust. Ambassadors of responsibility. And ambassadors of hope. They are the living, breathing manifestation of who we are as a company and reflect the Western Union behaviors: Inspired. Connected. Driven. Game-Changer. Responsible. EOE/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, veteran status, disability or other protected category.
Relocation Eligible
: No

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