Western Union Jobs and RecruitmentAugust 9, 2022
The Western Union Company is an American multinational financial services company, headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Western Union was created by the merger of New York State-based telegraph operators New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company and New York & Western Union Telegraph Company in 1856
AML Compliance Officer – Lagos, Nigeria | Western Union
Would you like to play a critical role in preventing fraud and other illegal activities? Do you have strong interpersonal skills and impeccable attention to detail? Join Western Union as Compliance Officer I, AML Compliance.
Motivated by our values: purpose-driven, globally-minded, and trustworthy & respectful
We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.
Better requires process, discipline, and simplification
We’ll be looking to you to support our agents and affiliates in the Africa region and build anti money laundering (AML) programs to make sure they comply with regulations. You will do this by conducting on-site and or offsite AML/CFT/Anti-Fraud Compliance Program reviews of prospects, new and existing Agents of Western Union and its partners. Where required, you will provide training and resources for agents to help them comply and evaluate the robustness of existing controls. You will analyze agent transactions. You will build strong relationships with your agents as you will also perform remediation to make sure any issues have been resolved and the agent is fully compliant. You will oversee the implementation of policies and procedures working closely with the Global Agent Oversight and regional compliance teams who will help you achieve the consistency.
For such a critical position, we require you to have worked in an AML compliance, investigations, or risk-based role previously within financial services for a minimum of 4 years. As you will be conducting on-site visits, you will need to travel up to 40% adjusted based on the business needs. Excellent communication skills are a must as you need to deliver effective AML training to Agents. You will be fluent in English and French abilities will be a strong added value. We need you to have strong Interpersonal skills and customer service experience. You will have an analytical mind and be comfortable in using Microsoft Office. Understanding of appropriate Money Services Business (MSB) regulatory requirements, the Bank Secrecy Act and their effect on our business will make you stand out.
Join us, and let’s connect the world
Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.
We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.
We are passionate about our 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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.
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