FinCrime Product Compliance Manager- Monitoring






At Wise we believe that people who are closest to risks are the best placed to identify and address these. We are looking for a Compliance Manager to join the Wise team, who will work across our Product and Compliance teams to take our financial crime monitoring program to the next level. This individual will work closely with our AML, Fraud, and FIU teams to ensure our controls strike the right balance for our customers and our compliance requirements to prevent and detect financial crime. 

Your mission:

  • Collaborate with financial crime product teams to help define controls and support in the interpretation of global regulation to ensure our in house built AML, Fraud, and FIU product is best in class
  • Identify and drive enhancements that could improve our customer experience, unlock growth, improve our operational processes
  • Use data to define the effectiveness of controls and support the implementation of an ongoing testing program
  • Work with and support our product teams to implement and prioritise control improvements to strengthen our program while finding ways to create efficiencies
  • As improvements are identified in audits or by third parties define project plans and facilitate their implementation
  • Perform periodic reviews to ensure our controls remain complaint- reviewing changing regulations and industry guidance
  • Contribute to the mapping and assessment of controls as part of the annual financial crime risk assessment

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 4 years experience working within financial crime with particular focus on implementing control enhancements
  • CAMS, ICA or equivalent certification desirable
  • Experience collaborating with product and engineering teams to develop financial crime controls
  • Strong data analytics skills, with comfort using a BI tool such as Looker.   
  • Clear communication, project coordination, and management skills.
  • A sense of camaraderie and good humour 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 when we can

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Generous stock options package
  • Lots of awesome Wise benefits

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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