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Compliance Leader

Praha, Hlavní město Praha 120 00

Compliance Leader Prague, Czech Republic

Are you looking to play a key role in helping combat Money Laundering and Financial Crime? How about taking your Compliance Leadership skills to a hugely successful business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Compliance Leader.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better is enabled by trust and respect

You will be a Compliance Leader for the Western Union International Bank, covering topics around Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) for the Western Union Business Solutions (WUBS) part of our organisation. Your role will be focused on international FX payment services for clients in the Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) and corporate sector, including hedging of Financial Markets (FX) currency risks with complex financial instruments (FX Forwards / Derivatives). You will be responsible for driving and further developing the Compliance program and overseeing an operational team responsible for the customer due diligence process.

For such an important and varied role, you will need to have previous experience in a Compliance Leadership role. You will have excellent knowledge AML and a good understanding of MiFID and CFT Compliance. A degree or equivalent in Law or Business Administration would be an advantage. You need to have excellent relationship management skills, as well as written and verbal communications skills in English and in Czech, including formal presentation skills. You need to be able to effectively read, understand and apply complex legal regulations to the Western Union business. You also need to have strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills. Previous experience of agile working methodologies is also desirable.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Following the Western Union Business Solutionsdivestiture announcementon August 4, 2021, recruitment efforts will continue for this position on behalf of Western Union. However, as part of the divestiture agreement, this position will transition to the purchasing company should the transaction conclude. The hiring team will be able to answer any questions you may have.

Join us, and lets 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. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll 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.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-04-07 Expires: 2022-06-16

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