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Global Financial Investigator Intern in Chandler at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/27/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chandler
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2020
  • Job ID:
    R0053040

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 305 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.

At PayPal, we’re literally reinventing how the world pays and gets paid. We understand that it’s about people. We connect individuals to let them shop, get paid, donate and send money using today’s technology with the confidence that comes from the security and control PayPal enables. Are you ready to help us change the world? The world’s leading payments company, PayPal, brings together a family of brands that are revolutionizing the way people move money. At PayPal you will be immersed in an amazing community with a vibrant culture that thrives on innovation, collaboration, inclusion and wellness. As an intern within Global Financial Crimes SAR Investigations, you will be a part of PayPal’s Global Compliance & Ethics (GC&E) team tasked with ensuring that activity within the PayPal system is compliant with Anti-Money Laundering regulations and guidelines. You will gain skills and experience to be an AML subject matter expert, with specific emphasis on the creation, monitoring, and timely delivery of Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) to FinCEN daily. In the preparation of SARs, you will exercise independent judgment and discretion handling highly sensitive casework.

In this role, you will investigate customer activity across multiple platforms to ensure that it falls within acceptable parameters established by governing bodies including, but not limited to, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Your efforts will be in accordance to PayPal’s Ethics and Compliance Standards, and obligations to the appropriate regulations, such as the Bank Secrecy and USA PATRIOT Acts, and the governing authorities.
  • Applying analytic techniques to complex information sets to make logical and effectively supported recommendations on cases for reporting to Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and/or OFAC. Such investigation decisions are critical to PayPal’s fiduciary responsibility under the Bank Secrecy Act (Anti-Money Laundering rules) to effectively monitor customer’s activities about detecting and reporting suspicious activity, including the predicate offenses of money laundering and terrorist financing
  • Conducting an end-to-end and meticulous review of potential illegal or suspicious activity
  • Completing a time-sensitive and meticulous analysis of each instance of potential Anti-Money Laundering activity and/or suspicious financial activity across multiple jurisdictions and countries
  • Assessment of customer profiles and large amounts of data to ensure normal and expected activity, including Acceptable Use Policy adherence and Know Your Customer efforts
  • Documenting findings in narrative style format, in the manual and automated process case management system and prepare reports to management as required
  • Regularly exercise good judgment and in making decisions or recommendations in relation to case investigations

Requirements:

  • On track to complete a bachelor’s degree is preferred in Finance, Legal, Criminal Justice or a comparable field
  • Proven ability to analyse large amounts of data to report critical information
  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information accurately, clearly and quickly to all levels;
  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues
  • Interact with peers and financial crimes risk professionals, all levels of management, and other internal or external constituents in order to deliver comprehensive views on investigative and intelligence matters and represent reasoning of case disposition;
  • High level of professionalism, self-motivation and sense of urgency
  • SQL, a plus
  • Prior banking/financial services industry experience will be a plus
  • Experience conducting research and investigations related to Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, Customer/Enhanced Due Diligence investigation or verifications

What we offer?

  • Be a part of a dynamic entrepreneurial team that helps to shape the global payments landscape.
  • A concrete experience with a combination of strategic thinking and on-the-ground drive and execution.
  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.
  • A supportive environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.
  • An opportunity to be a part of a fun community and carefully tailored College Grad Programs.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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