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Manager, AML Policy & Program Management in Singapore - Temasek Blvd at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/8/2021

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

PayPal is committed to combating Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, and related financial crimes around the world. The Global Financial Crimes (GFC) organization is comprised of specialized teams dedicated to developing and implementing effective policies, advanced analytics and thorough investigative processes that consider the risks posed by PayPal’s products, customers, transaction volumes and jurisdictions in which PayPal operates. GFC is seeking an experienced Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF), and Sanctions professional with knowledge of AML/CTF and Sanctions regulations applicable to PayPal’s operations in the Asia-Pacific region. The successful candidate will partner closely with Risk and Compliance Officers (RCOs), the Regional Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO), and other PayPal leaders to help ensure adherence to regional AML/CTF and Sanctions requirements while continuing to support PayPal’s global AML/CTF and Sanctions framework.

Responsibilities include:

●    Maintaining expert knowledge of AML/CTF and Sanctions regulations and market practices applicable to PayPal’s APAC operations
●    Developing a deep understanding of PayPal’s product suite globally, enterprise financial crimes controls, and AML/CTF and Sanctions policies and procedures
●    Regularly reviewing AML/CTF and Sanctions-related reporting (metrics and regulatory disclosures) to identify key trends, areas of opportunity and to generally stay abreast of critical program metrics and insights
●    Participating in regional AML forums to share best practices, case studies and trends 
●    Providing onsite and/or remote support for internal audits, regulatory exams, and partner due diligence reviews
●    Providing expert advisory service to internal stakeholders on AML policy and procedures related to KYC and EDD requirements for merchants operating in higher risk industries

•    The successful candidate will hold a minimum 8 years of AML and Sanctions compliance experience 
•    Expert knowledge of relevant sanctions regulations (OFAC, UN, etc.) and experience providing sanctions advisory services within APAC
•    A college degree and relevant experience at a financial institution or payments company is preferred.
•    Excellent written and spoken communication skills with stakeholders in a large geographically-dispersed organization.

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at