AML Specialist in Dublin at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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Job Description

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 237 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 are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic AML specialist to support critical day-to-day management and execution against AML priorities within the Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Security organization. The successful candidate will have prior experience in the global financial crimes compliance space and will play a key role in reviewing customer transactions, interacting with customers, conducting investigations, and evaluating potentially suspicious activity as necessary. This role will collaborate cross-functionally across various teams and requires an individual with keen attention to detail, exceptional investigative and analytical abilities and strong communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Close collaboration with Global Financial Crime Compliance and Operations teams in regards to customer identification processes, EDD, suspicious activity detection and escalation;
  • Analysis of customers and transactions and oversight of customer identification practices within the CEMEA region;
  • Analysis of customer enhanced due diligence reviews and preparation of new high-risk customers to AML/High Risk Compliance committee’s review
  • Close collaboration with Operations teams in regards to customer identification processes, suspicious activity detection and escalation to AML team;
  • Monitoring and quality assurance of transactions subject to mandatory control and suspicious transactions, including AML/CTF reporting to FIU’s
  • Handling customer complaints, including case investigation, root cause analysis, official response drafting and record keeping facilitating management reporting;
  • Cross-collaboration with global teams on financial crime issues;
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to financial crime compliance.

Knowledge, Qualification:

  • Minimum 1-2 year experience in AML/CTF preferably across various jurisdictions in EMEA
  • Strong knowledge of AML laws and regulations
  • Must be fluent English and ideally fluent Russian otherwise be able to understand written Russian as minimum requirement
  • Attention to details and analytical skills are essential
  • Demonstrated initiative, assertiveness and ownership of responsibilities
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prioritizes work, multi-tasks effortlessly, meets deadlines, and achieves goals
  • Works efficiently under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, adaptable, and detail-oriented
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Adaptable in unexpected situations, comfortable dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Highly motivated to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Operates with strong integrity and the ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature
  • Proven ability to operate simultaneously as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker
  • Demonstrates solid interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with peers and business support partners
  • Strong computer knowledge; excellent MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong writing, research, analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills

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.



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