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Analyst, AML Compliance

Santa Ana, San José 10901

Analyst, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance - Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Are you looking to play a key role in helping combat financial crime? Are you ready to unleash your potential in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Analyst

Western Union powers your pursuit.

We are looking for someone who would be part of the team, responsible for identifying control and operational improvements and proactively accessing the effectiveness and sufficiency of various processes within the Agent Oversight program.

Role Responsibilities

  • Using advanced data analytics to maintain and design scalable reporting tools that facilitate the monitoring of multiple Key Performance and Key Risk Indicators (KPIs and KRIs).
  • Partnering with Compliance regional management and Quality Assurance teams to ensure Service Level Agreements around the globe are achieved and will become a stakeholder of the Compliance systems development and maintenance.
  • Contribute to a global compliance program by analyzing the accuracy and effectiveness of controls and systems to identify potential issues and areas of improvement.
  • Prepare analytic reports and statistical summaries for audit requests and other compliance stakeholders.
  • Conduct research and analysis into complex issues concerning patterns and global trends associated with money laundering, terror financing, and other potential risks.
  • Build automated reports and visualizations to provide key insights into products and compliance controls.
  • Forecast the potential impact and effectiveness of new compliance controls.
  • Responsible for contributing to internal and external audit responses, state exams, volume forecasts, and other regulatory requests.
  • Data entry ensuring the information is saved in a manner that will optimize swift and accurate reporting.
  • Proposing preventive measures to prevent the failure of certain KPIs.
  • Case creation for quarterly program reviews.

Role Requirements

  • 1-2 years of data extraction, preparation, and analysis experience is strongly desired.
  • A bachelors degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Math, Statistics, Data Management, or a related area of study and/or equivalent is desirable.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • High attention to detail and organization
  • Highly proficient in SQL or a similar query language
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Advanced Excel (data analysis, visuals, pivot tables, macros)
  • Proficient in Power BI, or a similar data visualization tool
  • Familiarity with statistical concepts and analysis
  • Knowledge of Alteryx or similar software.
  • Knowledge of Python, R, or a similar coding language
  • You will need excellent verbal and written communication skills (English B2) and a proven ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Ability to analyze problems and produce a justification to enhance fraud decisions.
  • Strong communication skills to convey fraud insight.
  • Ability to analyze problems and produce a justification to enhance fraud decisions.

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/.


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.

Your Costa Rica- specific benefits include:

  • Asociacin Solidarista
  • Paid time off including extended maternity leave
  • In house company doctor services
  • Continuing Education
  • Transportation services options
  • Parking spaces
  • Hybrid model work
  • Flexible Working Schedules if applicable
  • Referral Program award
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERG) and committees to volunteer with
  • Carpooling Program
  • Price Smart membership
  • Pan American Medical and Life insurance
  • Cafeteria Subsidy

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: 2023-03-16 Expires: 2023-04-29

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