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Compliance Analyst in Omaha at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/24/2018

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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 254 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.

In this position, you will play a major role in providing Global Financial Crimes (GFC) policy advisory, guidance, and direction to business units, operational support areas, and product areas that are critical to the effectiveness of PayPal’s world-class, GFC compliance program.

Job Description:

In this position, you will play a major role in providing Global Financial Crimes (GFC) policy advisory, guidance, and direction to business units, operational support areas, and product areas that are critical to the effectiveness of PayPal’s world-class, GFC compliance program. You will be instrumental in preventing the exploitation of PayPal’s services for illicit purposes and ensuring compliance with complex financial industry legal requirements in areas such as Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), counter terrorist financing (CTF), financial intelligence, and suspicious activity reporting (SAR).

You will draw on your compliance experience to help ensure adherence with PayPal policies, as well as global compliance expectations throughout PayPal’s footprint. In this role you will responsible for meeting with business, technology, and compliance professionals, and for utilizing your exceptional communication and organizational skills, to support and execute PayPal’s objectives in financial crime detection and prevention. This role is also responsible for providing GFC advisory to business and product areas, and for assisting with integration of new ventures, products, and opportunities.

You will work in close collaboration with multiple areas of the company across PayPal’s global footprint. This role will report into a Manager, GFC Advisory, and requires a candidate that can work well as a team to support our business areas. You will be engaged in:

  • Evaluating new and modified products and services, and engaging appropriate subject matter experts, to identify GFC risks and appropriate controls
  • Collaborating on GFC projects and initiatives, completing assignments timely with impeccable quality
  • Developing clear and appropriately succinct summaries, reports, and governance updates both verbally and in writing
  • Reviewing and updating policies, procedures, and other governance documentation
  • Providing guidance to partners in risk and compliance, business, product, and operational support areas
  • Staying apprised of GFC regulatory changes globally to assist in determining impact and driving program changes


  • Three to five years in AML/BSA/GFC
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Substantive knowledge of legal, policy, and/or operational aspects of GFC compliance programs (e.g., AML/CTF, customer due diligence, SAR, sanctions, and/or financial crime investigations)


  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information accurately, clearly, and quickly
  • Effectively collaborate within a fast-paced environment, including a capacity for building consensus in the face of divergent interests or viewpoints
  • Attention to detail, strong work ethic, good humor, and enthusiasm for tackling complex challenges
  • Ability to learn quickly, drive multiple projects simultaneously with sound judgment, flexibility, and nimbleness in changing courses and solving problems swiftly
  • Operate with strong integrity with the ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature
  • 5-10% travel

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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