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Senior Specialist, AML Compliance

Denver, CO 80204

Senior Specialist, AML Compliance Denver, Colorado

Are you looking to play an impactful role in helping combat financial crime? Are you looking to play a key role in helping tackle money laundering and other financial crimes? 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 Senior Specialist, AML Compliance!

Western Union powers your pursuit

In this role, you will operate within the Global AML Investigations team (GAI) of the Global Compliance organization. The Global AML Investigations group mitigates money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud related risks to Western Union. This highly visible area is responsible for identifying and analyzing money laundering risk related activity. Key Responsibilities: Conduct complex analysis of alerts concerning patterns and trends associated with suspicious activity related to transactions conducted through Western Union Financial Services Investigate and research the alerted activity using Western Union systems, public databases and records Conduct case-specific outreach to consumers Document findings and make recommendations Document and escalate specific cases to Western Union business partners Identify emerging typologies and determine appropriate strategy using applied knowledge and a wide range of investigative techniques Conduct complex manipulation of data.

Role Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to identify compliance risks and escalate when appropriate
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly-structured, deadline-driven culture
  • Proficient in software applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
  • Demonstrated ability using comprehensive mainframe systems
  • Experience making independent work-related decisions incorporating company policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of AML risk
  • Team player with strong collaborative abilities
  • Ability to work with a high level of autonomy
  • Experience in conducting public database research
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience in the financial services industry is preferred
  • 2 years of experience in any of the following: Bank Secrecy Act, AML Compliance, general and/or risk based compliance is preferred

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 on-target earnings range is $53,892-54,000 per year, which includes a base salary and short-term incentives 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 United States-specific benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Family First Program
  • Parental Leave

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: 2023-04-27

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