Western Union is here for what's next. Each day, our diverse global teams invent and build new ways to send, save, and spend money. Wherever our customers are in the world, whatever currency they prefer, we're evolving to meet the demands of tomorrow. When we help make financial services more accessible to people everywhere, we transform lives and communities, positioning us to become the world's most accessible financial services company. That's our vision, and we need talented, forward-thinkers like you to help make it a reality.
AML Compliance Officer -Sweden
Are you passionate about preventing money laundering and other criminal activity? Are you willing to be a part of a cutting-edge compliance team? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then it’s time to join Western Union as AML Compliance Officer.
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As AML Compliance Officer you will support WU Agents' efforts implementing Anti-Money Laundering policies and procedures. Also, you will evaluate how WU Agents incorporate compliance requirements and standards through conducting activity analysis, compliance reviews and training sessions.
•Provides AML Compliance support to agents of Western Union and its affiliates to build programs in compliance with anti-money laundering laws as they apply to Money Services Businesses in Sweden.
•Supports agents' efforts to comply with company policies and procedures as they relate to anti-money laundering.
•Evaluates internal controls and anti-money laundering compliance programs for agents through transaction analyses, compliance reviews and training sessions.
•Responsible for follow up with agents concerning review findings and communication of assessments to country management for Western Union or its affiliate.
•The Compliance Officer is responsible for building relationships with other internal departments to meet AML Compliance goals.
•The Compliance Officer will represent AML Compliance on project teams as requested.
•Extensive experience in compliance, risk management or banking.
•Experience working in a multi-national organization and/or financial industry preferred.
•Excellent written and verbal communication and training presentation skills.
•Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•Proven ability to analyze, utilize industry standards and employ sound judgment to draw conclusions regarding the status of an agent's compliance program.
•Excellent multi-tasking ability.
•Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills.
•Fluency in written and spoken English and Swedish is required.
•Obligatory knowledge of European and Swedish AML main and secondary legislation.
We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what’s next.
Western Union is positioned to become the world’s most accessible financial services company -transforming lives and communities. We’re 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. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you’re ready to help drive the future of financial services, it’s time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.
What we offer:
You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few (https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.
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.
Our Hybrid Work Model categorizes each role into one of three categories. Western Union has determined the category of this role to be Remote. This describes an employee who performs their role remotely on a permanent basis. It is considered more independent work and not location-based.
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.