PEP Screening Agent


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Salary Range

677,500- HUF / month

We’re looking for a Screening Agent to join our growing PEP Screening Team in our Budapest Office. This role is a unique opportunity to have an impact on Wise’s mission, grow as an agent 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 review alerts raised by our screening systems and take appropriate action. You will check if Adverse Media exists on our customers or if our customers have to be classified as Politically Exposed Persons (PEP). In this role speed and accuracy in decision making are essential.


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

  • Following operational procedures on PEP and Adverse Media alert handling, including documenting the decision rationale   
  • Performing analysis of potential matches against internal and external sources
  • Communicating with customers with strong customer empathy when further information is required as part of our reviews
  • Supporting in facilitating approval for onboarding customers as PEP from the relevant Money Laundering Reporting Officer 
  • Liaising with our Product team in order to refine automated screening risk methodology, reduce false positive, mitigate Adverse Media and PEP risks and improve customer experience
  • Cooperating with potential outsourcing partners
  • Supporting on other controls within Wise’s Screening team if required
  • Working as a team player to deliver a great customer experience, going the extra mile where needed and sometimes contributing more broadly through side projects
  • Maintaining basic understanding of Anti-Money Laundering and CFT Regulations and how these impact the business, as well as Wise products and services


About you: 

  • Your verbal and written English skills are excellent, any other languages are a plus
  • You can multitask and take responsibility in challenging situations
  • You can handle routine well and have a razor sharp attention to detail
  • You're punctual, independent, proactive and willing to get things done
  • You’re a good communicator and can work in a cross-team environment
  • Previous work experience in the compliance/risk sector is not required, but is a plus
  • You have a valid working permit in Hungary

Compensation: Starting from 677,500 HUF / month


PS! If you're interested in the position, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter in English. In the cover letter, please answer the following question: What motivates you to join the Screening team?

Application deadline: 2nd of February

Starting Salary: 677,500 HUF gross

Please note that applications without a cover letter won't be considered.


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, qualifications aren’t that important to us. If you’ve got great experience, and you’re great at articulating your thinking, we’d like to hear from you.

And because we believe that diverse teams build better products, we’d especially love to hear from you if you’re from an under-represented demographic.


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Keep up to date with life at Wise by following us on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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