Suspicious Activity Reporting Specialist






We’re looking for a dedicated Suspicious Activity Reporting Specialist to join our growing financial crime fighting team in Budapest. This role is a unique opportunity to have an impact on Wise’s mission and grow as a specialist in financial crime. Your mission is to protect our customers and Wise by reporting suspicious activity.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about financial crime risk  and keen working in a fast paced and rapidly growing fintech environment.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Analyse customer payment activity and profile
  • Summarise investigation findings
  • Independently prepare and submit suspicious activity reports to financial intelligence units
  • Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships at all levels of the organisation

A bit about you: 

As our ideal candidate you will ideally have previous experience of working either or in AML, fraud, internal controls, audit, law enforcement or investigating suspicious activity. 

In addition, you have excellent communication skills both in verbal and written skills in English (additional languages are a plus). More specifically, we’re looking for someone who can demonstrate they have these attributes: 

  • Theory. You are well versed in financial crime topics. Ideally you have previous work experience to demonstrate it. 
  • Practice. You have a demonstrable experience of analysing information (preferably related to financial crime). You have at least a Bachelor’s degree. You are comfortable articulating and justifying your decisions and making independent judgement calls. 
  • Passion. You are curious and proactive by nature, you love solving puzzles and you get a kick out of figuring things out and enjoy expressing your thoughts concisely and logically.   
  • Get the job done. You have a sense of urgency and ability to work well under pressure, prioritising, taking ownership and working to tight deadlines. 
  • Detail. You have meticulous attention to details, enjoy interpreting data and weighing different aspects (and risks) to make decisions. 
  • Development. You’ve considered the challenges and development opportunities of working at a fast growing scale/up and are looking to contribute to Wise’s mission. Here’s a taster of what it’s like working at Wise.
  • Location. Budapest. You’re located and legally authorised to work in Hungary.  

PS! If you're interested in the position, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter in English, as this is our working language. Please note that we only accept applications from people who are already located in Budapest as we don't offer relocation support. In your cover letter please demonstrate what are your previous experiences related to fighting financial crime. Also, please indicate what you will be bringing to the team. Please note that an application without a cover letter will not be considered.

Company offers

  • Competitive base salary (starting salary: 710,000 HUF) depending on skills, experience, and qualifications
  • Stock options in a profitable company
  • Wellbeing support – You and your family have access to an Employee Assistance Program, where you’ll be able to speak to qualified counsellors for support on anything that matters to you
  • 6 weeks of paid sabbatical after 4 years at Wise on top of annual leave
  • Hybrid model of flexible working

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.

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.


If you want to find out more about what it's like to work at Wise visit Wise.Jobs.

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