AML Reporting Team Lead






Team Lead for AML Reporting Team

We are looking for a capable AML Reporting Team Lead to help us to lead a team of suspicious activity reporting specialists in Tallinn. The role is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing fintech companies in Europe and help millions of customers save money by using Wise, while contributing to fighting financial crime on a Global scale. 

Your mission:

As an AML Reporting Team Lead you will have the opportunity to lead and develop a financial crime team, which is responsible for the reporting of suspicious activities. You will have ownership of making data-driven decisions, identifying  areas for improvement, seeking scalable solutions, mitigating risks and ensuring full compliance to the relevant regulations and legislations.

What you’ll get to do:
  • Hire, lead, develop and manage a suspicious activity reporting team; 
  • Measure your team’s KPIs and manage capacity;
  • Develop effective operational processes, task allocation; 
  • Be accountable for quality assurance for AML reporting team, taking decisions within our policy framework;
  • Understand and manage training for the team on our regulatory obligations and how our processes fulfil them; 
  • Confidently represent the policies and processes to regulators and auditors upon need;
  • Communicate with customers to handle escalated or complicated cases with strong customer empathy;
  • Work with other teams in Wise  to ensure compliance with regulations and manage operational impact of changes with focus on operational efficiency and customer experience.;
  • Identify compliance risk in operational procedures and contribute to implementing changes as needed.
  • Other ad hoc duties that need to be done.
What we’re looking for:
  • Excellent verbal & written English, any other languages are a plus;
  • Previous team leading experience (preferably in an international business environment); 
  • Previous experience in AML, fraud, internal controls, audit, law enforcement or investigating suspicious activity will be beneficial;
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and take responsibility in challenging situations;
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally;
  • Great communication and presentation skills to support internal and external projects and audits;
  • Good understanding of metrics and ability to analyse and move team’s performance;
  • Target oriented and able to make data-based decisions
  • Proven track record of taking individual ownership and responsibilities as well as being a great team-player
  • You’re located and legally authorised to work in Estonia. 
Company offers
  • Salary 2950EUR gross per month
  • Restricted Stock Units 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 counselors for support on anything that matters to you
  • 6 weeks of paid sabbatical after 4 years at Wise on top of annual leave
  • National health insurance plan, with additional 3 health days per year, and sports allowance
  • Volunteering day off
  • Supportive and thorough onboarding program


If this sounds like the beginning of a great new challenge for you, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter in English. Please note that an application without a cover letter will not be considered. 



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