Product Specialist – FinCrime (Screening)


We’re looking for a Product Specialist to join our growing Screening Team in London, Tallinn or Budapest. This role is a unique opportunity to have an impact on Wise’s mission, grow as a product expert and help save millions more people money.

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Product Specialist – Screening.

We’re looking for a Product Specialist to join our growing Screening Team in London, Tallinn or Budapest.

This role is a unique opportunity to have an impact on Wise’s mission, grow as a product expert and help save millions more people money.

Your mission: 

Wise has already pioneered new ways for people to transfer money across borders and currencies. Our customers can also manage their hard-earned money with the world’s first platform to offer true multi-currency banking. Your mission is to prevent financial crime on Wise products and comply with sanctions regulations with minimal negative impact on customers’ experience.

Here’s how you’ll be contributing to Screening Team

  • Your mission is to facilitate building world-class products for our customers while focusing mostly on sanctions, adverse media, and politically exposed persons related solutions.

  • Work with diverse products supporting both backend and frontend solutions.

  • Unlock opportunities for improvement across product, operations, compliance and knowledge management.

  • Deal with ambiguity and find creative solutions to mitigate risks while minimizing the negative impact on customers’ money, time and nerves.

  • Work with many different functions across Wise (Product, Operations, Compliance, Customer Support) to understand and translate our evolving customer challenges into flexible, automated systems and processes.

  • Gather customer and operational agents feedback to discover and implement new system improvements.

  • Derive and communicate critical insights by analysing and connecting data.

  • Reduce FinCrime risk in our products and controls by collaborating with product and compliance teams across our global offices.

  • Help the team understand our processes and how we could improve them.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Never be bored: You’ll get to work on an evolving set of problems, from customer facing features development to operations processes improvements and internal tooling, from customer experience to controls enhancements.

  • Choose your path to impact – we believe people are most empowered when they can act autonomously. So rather than telling you what to do, you’ll work with your team to create a vision of your own.

  • Be part of our mission to make money without borders the new normal.

  • Be flexible in how and where you work, we understand everyone needs a little something different so we’ll do our best to make it happen.

  • Work with strong and dedicated product managers and specialistsengineers, analysts, and operations.

About you:

  • Previous experience making improvements to a product or service that was positively received by a customer.

  • You clearly articulate and scope out problems and follow it through to completion without supervision.

  • You identify problem areas and opportunities in controls, products or operational flows and adjust them as a result.

  • You mitigate risks in your area of work.

  • You work with data to learn about problems and understand how to scope and measure the impact of potential changes.

  • You coordinate operational and technical changes and build relationships with various stakeholders to understand their biggest pain points and blockers

  • You communicate effectively and can break down complex problems into smaller, more manageable pieces.

  • You listen and empathise with customer and team challenges.

  • You expose customer experience and provide improvement ideas.

  • You provide justification for projects/initiatives.

  • You are passionate about finding solutions that impact customers positively.

Some extra skills that would be great:

  • You have worked on products that involve risks.

  • You are comfortable with getting your own data using SQL or Python and building dashboards using BI tools like Looker.

  • Excellent knowledge of Sanctions (also possibly Adverse Media or/and PEPs).

  • 1+ years of experience in product development as a Product Specialist, Product Owner, Product Manager or similar.

  • 1+ years of experience in regulatory compliance or compliance operations.

  • 1+ years of experience in the financial industry.


We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We want to work with the best people, no matter their background. So if you’re passionate about learning new things and keen to join our mission, you’ll fit right in.

Also, where and what you studied isn’t important to us. If you’ve got great experience, the right skills for the role and you’re great at articulating your thinking, we’d like to hear from you.


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