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Manager, AML Policy & Program Management in Tokyo at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/6/2021

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Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 392 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. 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 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) and Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF) professional with knowledge of AML/CTF regulations applicable to PayPal’s Tokyo Branch operations in Japan. 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 Japanese AML/CTF requirements while continuing to support the global AML/CTF framework.

Responsibilities include:

●    Maintaining expert knowledge of AML/CTF regulations and market practices applicable to PayPal’s Tokyo Branch operations, including regulatory expectations and standards of Japan’s Ministry of Finance, Financial Services Agency, etc.
●    Developing a deep understanding of PayPal’s product suite globally, enterprise financial crimes controls, and AML policies and procedures, and ensure Tokyo Branch operations are consistent with global AML policies and standards 
●    Regularly reviewing AML/CTF-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 compliance experience, with demonstrable knowledge of AML regulations in Japan. 
•    Professional-level Japanese language skills are required.
•    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.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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



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