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Compliance Analyst 1 in Vancouver - Howe Street at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

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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 277 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.

Hyperwallet is a rapidly growing international mass payment provider, and a recognized industry innovation leader. We provide efficient, quick and cost-effective payment solutions for a wide-range of companies, touching millions of payees. Hyperwallet is seeking a hands-on analyst to join our compliance team responsible for the Financial Intelligence Unit Investigations Team. The position will be responsible for completing assigned daily tasks and responsibilities to ensure the Company’s compliance with relevant anti-money laundering (AML), counter-terrorist financing (CTF), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), FinCEN and FINTRAC requirements, generally, CIP/KYC requirements, FTC Act, and other relevant legislation, regulations, and internal policies and procedures applicable to the Company as a regulated money services business. This role will be located in our Vancouver, BC office and reports to the Manager, FIU.


Hyperwallet is a rapidly growing international mass payment provider, and a recognized industry innovation leader.  We provide efficient, quick and cost-effective payment solutions for a wide-range of companies, touching millions of payees.  Hyperwallet is seeking a hands-on analyst to join our compliance team responsible for the Financial  Intelligence Unit Investigations Team.

The position will be responsible for completing assigned daily tasks and responsibilities to ensure the Company’s compliance with relevant anti-money laundering (AML), counter-terrorist financing (CTF), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), FinCEN and FINTRAC requirements, generally, CIP/KYC requirements, FTC Act, and other relevant legislation, regulations, and internal policies and procedures applicable to the Company as a regulated money services business.

This role will be located in our Vancouver, BC office and reports to the Manager, FIU.

Responsibilities:

Review and evaluate alerts/cases consisting of anomalous or potentially suspicious activity identified by proprietary reporting or transaction monitoring platform.
Review, analyze, and organize data and draft investigative narratives for management review.
Conduct thorough onboarding and ongoing customer due diligence measures in accordance with internal policies and banking partner requirements.
Prepare compliance and corporate documentation for submission to various internal and external stakeholders and regulatory bodies
Assist with compliance awareness and training of non-compliance staff across the organization.

Review and decision Sanctions Alerts

Review and decision PEP Alerts
Contribute to the designing, building, and scaling of a robust compliance practice and department - this will mean interacting with interdepartmental managers, sales staff, audit personnel, software engineers, etc.
Identify sources of risk, analyzing and providing recommendations to mitigate with respect to assigned tasks.
Keep current on legislative and regulatory changes and industry trends.

Prepare suspicious activity reports for various Global Regulatory bodies.  


Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in relevant field(s) preferred.
1-3 years of relevant experience in financial, regulatory, payment operations, or banking industries.
CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) certification or committed to certify within 12 months of hire.
Working knowledge of relevant AML/CTF legislation and regulations in the U.S. and/or Canada with the desire to learn similar requirements of other jurisdictions.
Experience with AML/CTF transaction monitoring and reporting applications a plus.
Strong organization and time management skills.
Strong research, processing, and analytical skills with ability to analyze data and disposition appropriately.
Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills required. This position will require a great deal of communication, persuasiveness and correspondence with internal and, to a certain extent, external parties.  The candidate must be able to express him or herself in a professional and effective manner in English.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced high-tech environment – i.e. the ability to deliver high quality results under time pressure and handle several projects at once.
Strong expertise of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience with solutions such as Thomson Reuters and Salesforce a plus.
Demonstrated initiative and desire to learn.


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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