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AML Compliance Director

Arvada, Colorado
16 Sep 2022
*AML Compliance Director – Denver, Colorado*Do you want to lead the team that makes sure our customers are protected from money laundering, terrorist financing, and other illegal activities? Are you able to make tough calls on complex situations? Join Western Union as an AML Compliance Director.*Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful*We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.*Relentless pursuit of better*We’ll be looking to you to direct and oversee the AML compliance team focused on Oversight of the First Line and enhancing the Compliance Customer Experience. You will guide this group to support compliant business growth by continuously improving the customer and agent experience as they encounter Compliance processes and controls. By partnering with the First Line of Defense you will continuously refine our ability to accurately detect, prevent, deter and report suspicious activity. Your role will be to implement the framework designed to identify potential opportunities, assess associated risks, refine solutions, and monitor performance to ensure solutions remain compliant and effective. You will build relationships with the leadership team, participating in governance forums and providing analytical data to make recommendations of future strategies.For such a critical role, you will need to have experience in either compliance, fraud or AML, and have up-to-date regulatory knowledge within financial services. A solid number of this experience must be at a managerial level too, where you have led teams across international locations. You will be consultative in your approach and have a persuasive manner to be able to resolve complex problems. You will have an overall passion for the customer and desire to have the best-in-class customer experience within the Compliance processes. Proven ability to work cross-functionally and drive results is a must. Ability to communicate effectively, develop and present executive management reporting is expected. Previous experience of agile working methodologies is also desirable.*Join us, and let’s 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. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll 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.The on-target earnings range is $209,862.60-$348,39700 which includes a base salary of $149,313.00 - $248,855.00, and long-term (20 % of base) incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, flexible time off, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few!  To view details of our benefits, visit []().#LI-GJ1
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  • Job Reference: 714033355-2
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Western Union
  • Location: Arvada, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application