Global Investigations,APAC Regional Mgr in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

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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 244 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.

Position Summary:
Global Investigations (GI) is seeking an experienced and self-motivated individual to provide regional oversight and management of the matters relevant to the core functions of the team in the APAC region. This role requires prior experience managing and maintaining internal and external relationships with relevant regional law enforcement partners, regulatory agencies as well as the intelligence community. This role also requires a self-starter with the ability to operate independently, manage multiple competing priorities with difficult deadlines, and exhibit a sense of urgency when necessary.

Position Responsibilities:
•Raise awareness of the Global Investigations mission, purpose, and core functions/investigative areas with regional leadership and stakeholder partners.
•Develop, coordinate, and participate in regional private/public initiatives, and private sector partnerships (financial institutions, licensed money service businesses, and the Fintech community) in support of identifying and combatting financial crime patterns, trending and typologies.
•Provide coverage over priority matters impacting PayPal, ERCS and GFCC, to include managing matters of interest from leadership, investigative support, and resolving unusual law enforcement requests relevant to the region.
•Perform core group functions, as necessary, on routine investigative and law enforcement fulfillment matters to include: conducting comprehensive, high quality end-to-end complex investigations to identify financial crime patterns, trending, and typologies impacting PayPal and the global user community; completing a comprehensive analysis of information across multiple platforms and jurisdictions to timely and appropriately detect potentially suspicious activity and fulfill time-sensitive regulatory filing obligations; and critically evaluating legal process and producing high quality document production. As necessary, summarize and present data to a group and testify, in legal proceedings, as needed. Implement regional best practices consistent with the Global Investigations mission.
•As necessary, provide real time mentoring, coaching and best practice guidance to regional team members relating to their daily investigative work to include supervising the analysis of information to ensure they are appropriately detecting potentially suspicious activity and fulfilling time-sensitive regulatory filing obligations; review and approve drafts of Suspicious Activity Reports/STRs to ensure they are factually accurate and materially sound prior to filing.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or law degree required.
  • Prior Law Enforcement supervisory experience preferred.
  • 10+ years professional experience managing or supervising complex financial crime investigations involving cross border legal and regulatory issues.
  • Proven ability to analyze large amounts of data in order to report critical information.
  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues.
  • Proven knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering regulations and guidance such as the Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act, and the FCPA.
  • Travel, as needed;


  • Demonstrates strong and effective leadership skills and ability to operate comfortably within a complex cultural and global environment.
  • Expert oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information accurately, clearly and quickly to all levels;
  • Operate with strong integrity with the ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature.
  • Excellent project management, organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure and make sound decisions;
  • Must display a high level of professional judgment, commitment, integrity, and teamwork;
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to positively influence teams through a climate of change;
  • Ability to pivot between different job functions easily, handling both complex and operational functions seamlessly;
  • Results oriented with the ability to identify the long-term effects of decisions /solutions on customers and the business;
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and its applications, including Windows and Windows based applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).

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.