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Senior Analyst, AML Compliance

Santa Ana, San José 10901

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

Do you want to unleash your potential in a global Fintech company? Do you want a role with career development opportunities? Join Western Union as a Senior Analyst, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

Well be looking to you to be a key member of the team that identifies any potential risks to Western Union and our customers. Your role will be vital in the implementation and enhancement of analytical tools for programming and or anatomizing data analysis tasks including statistical analysis and modeling. With the use of research and analysis, you will identify and escalate suspicious activity while also supporting the wider Compliance team in ensuring our controls and procedures are effective against future high-risk and fraudulent activities and help support a more Compliance-conscious environment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Contribute to a global compliance program by testing 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.

Role Requirements

  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • High attention to detail and organization
  • Highly proficient in SQL or a similar query language
  • Advanced Excel (data analysis, visuals, pivot tables, macros)
  • Proficient in Power BI, Tableau, or a similar data visualization tool
  • Financial or compliance experience, is a plus!
  • Proficient in English, other languages a plus!
  • Familiarity with statistical concepts and analysis, a plus!
  • Knowledge of Python, R, or a similar coding language, a plus!

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.

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: 2023-03-17 Expires: 2023-04-28

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