FinCrime Product Compliance Manager – LATAM






At Wise we believe that people who are closest to risks are the best placed to identify and address these. We are looking for an experienced Compliance Manager to join the Wise team, who will work across our product and compliance teams to take the Company to the next level by ensuring we maintain a state-of-the-art financial crime program. This individual will specifically focus on making sure our products and features are expanded throughout the Latam region while balancing compliance requirements and risk. 

Your mission: 

  • Develop a relationship with product teams to cultivate a culture of compliance so that they can seamlessly  expand our product offerings in Latam 
  • Assess new and existing products, features and controls against the product risk framework and use data to articulate this risk
  • Understand regulation in LatAm and share the impact with product and operational teams with particular emphasis on unlocking growth in the form of new licences.
  • Drive product enhancements based on audit findings and trend analysis in collaboration with 2nd line compliance teams.
  • Develop and manage risk mitigation plans to reduce fincrime risk in our products by collaborating with product and compliance operational teams
  • Ensure the financial crime product risk framework is aligned to the Wise risk appetite and work to embed this across the LatAm region.
  • As needed, contribute to improving compliance processes, evolving both our financial crime and our due diligence practices. 

A bit about you: 

We are looking for someone passionate about payments, fintech and compliance risk management and with an eye on the future. You should have: 

  • Minimum 5 years in financial crime compliance 
  • Fluency in Spanish required, Portuguese a plus
  • CAMS, ICA or equivalent certification desirable
  • Clear communication, project coordination, and management skills. 
  • A sense of camaraderie and good humor while under pressure or tight deadlines. 
  • Wisdom, a world view and talent for thinking outside the box.
  • Professionalism and high integrity. 
  • Willingness to challenge teams and themselves on how to best serve our customers, while keeping processes robust and compliant! 
  • 25% international travel required.

Key Benefits:

  • 💵  Competitive starting salary
  • 🚀  RSU's in a rapidly growing company 
  • 💻  Hybrid working – up to 3 days/week working from home, the other 2 days in the office
  • ✈️  Wisers can work remotely for 90 days a year. By ‘remote’ we don’t just mean from home, but from wherever in the world you choose to
  • 💪  An annual self-development budget
  • 🩺  Medical, dental, & vision insurance – including HSA and FSA options
  • 💝  Company-paid: Life Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability, and an EAP program
  • ☀️  25 days PTO, 15 sick days, 11 holidays, 5 compassionate leave days, 3 paid “Me” days and a paid volunteer day, annually
  • 🏝️  A paid 6-week sabbatical leave after four years 
  • 👶🏼  18-weeks of paid parental leave, after a year with us
  • 💰  401k with up to a 4% employer match
  • ⭐️  Here’s more info on our benefits in Austin


We’re people without borders — without judgment 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.

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

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

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