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Manager, Risk Management

Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis 01108

Manager, Risk Management Vilnius, Lithuania

Are you a passionate compliance risk professional with an analytical and data-driven mindset? Are you excited by an opportunity to join an incredibly strong, unified Compliance Risk Assessment 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 its time to join Western Union as a Manager, Risk Management.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

This position reports to the Leader of the Compliance Risk Assessment function and will primarily be responsible for the production of country-level financial crime compliance risk assessments and risk advisory, focusing on money laundering, terrorism financing, sanctions, and fraud. The Compliance Risk Management program is integral to the management of company-wide compliance risk through informed decisions to achieve both short- and long-term strategic goals.

Role Responsibilities

  • Producing country-level financial crime compliance risk assessments and risk advisory in accordance with the annual risk assessment plan.

  • Engaging with stakeholders including regional/local compliance and business teams, and global compliance teams.

  • Performing risk analysis and research, writing risk assessment reports, and presenting results to internal stakeholders.

  • Supporting the production of compliance risk assessments for Western Union's annual Global Compliance Enterprise Risk Assessment.

  • Assisting with ad hoc tasks such as targeted risk advisory.

Role Requirements

  • Experience (3+ years) in Anti Money Laundering Compliance from a financial service or payments background.

  • Ability to apply risk management concepts and analysis with an analytic mindset.

  • Can effectively apply working knowledge of Global AML/CFT regulations and standards, current money laundering and fraud schemes, and investigative techniques to effectively identify and mitigate risk to Western Union.

  • Bachelors degree is preferred or previous experience working in a corporate environment.

  • Excellent communicator and can build strong relationships.

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

  • Previous experience with lean and agile working methodologies is also desirable.

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.


The monthly gross base salary range is 2983 - 4741 EUR. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. This role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates' qualifications, skills, and competencies.


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 Lithuania specific benefits include:

  • Work from abroad possibility

  • Extra days off

  • Volunteering activities

  • Discounts and special offers

  • Referral program

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: 2023-02-24 Expires: 2023-04-22

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