AML Reporting Specialist (Japanese)

Compliance, Tokyo





Salary (annual)

6,625,000 - 8,275,000 JPY + benefits

We’re looking for a dedicated AML Reporting Specialist to join our growing financial crime fighting team in Japan. This role is a unique opportunity to have an impact on Wise’s mission and grow as a specialist in the field of anti-money laundering and financial crime. Your mission is to protect customers and Wise by reporting suspicious activity. 

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the detection and prevention of Financial Crime, dedicated in helping create a world class team, and keen to work in a fast paced and rapid growth environment. 


Your responsibilities will be:

  • Summarise investigation findings and analyse payment activity and payment patterns
  • Preparing and submitting suspicious activity reports to financial intelligence units in the APAC region
  • Independently research and resolve issues 
  • Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Other ad hoc duties that are related to the position or department


What do you need to have?

  • You’re eligible to work in Japan.
  • Your verbal and written English and Japanese skills are excellent. 
  • You have exceptional logical thinking. You are naturally able to interpret data and draw logical conclusions.
  • You’re able to articulate and justify your decisions. You are confident and comfortable making independent judgement calls.
  • Have strong attention to detail and sense of ownership
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Previous experience in AML, fraud, law enforcement or investigating suspicious activity will be beneficial.


PS! If you’re interested in the position, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter in English

Salary starts at 6,625,000 JPY per month depending on skills, experience, and qualifications.

Expected Start Date: 1 January 2024

In your cover letter please provide answers to the following questions: 

  • Why is this position appealing for you?
  • What would you bring to the team? 

Please note that an application without a cover letter will not be considered.


What we offer in return:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Generous stock options package
  • 21 days annual leave
  • Hybrid model of flexible working with flexible working hours
  • Working in a international company that is constantly growing with new opportunities opening up every day
  • Lots of awesome Wise benefits


Salary (annual)
¥6,625,000¥8,275,000 JPY

We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We believe teams are strongest when they are diverse, equitable and inclusive. We’re proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.

Every Wiser should feel that they can be themselves at work. Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to share their contributions towards mission zero and able to progress in their careers.

Having diverse teams that reflect our diverse customer base helps us build a better product. We can be more creative and empathetic to our customer’s needs and life experiences and makes sure we leave no-one behind on our journey to mission-zero.

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