Risk and Compliance Manager in Shanghai at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/26/2018

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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 210 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.

The person will be responsible for overseeing local risk and compliance job.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing local compliance (including the development of the Country AML Program addenda as required) and reporting structure.
  • Liase with key regulatory bodies and officials as needed (PBOC, SAFE, PCAC, etc).
  • Report to appropriate Executive Management, Boards of Directors and their designated committees as requested.
  • Provide compliance thought leadership and solutions to key Projects and other business initiatives.
  • Provide guidance to management as regards adherence to both internal and external directives from the 2nd Line of Defense primarily focused on Compliance, Operational Risk, Business Continuity functions.
  • Co-ordinate the Risk Control Assessment process (e.g. trigger event monitoring; stakeholder engagement, meeting organization and outputs); engage Risk Stewards as required.
  • Ensure remedial actions are identified, assigned and managed as part of the Risk Control Assessment process. Track and provide advice on the completion of management response actions; ensure timely and accurate recording in the risk management system.

Job Requirements:

1.   At least 7 years’ experience in Compliance, Audit, Controls, Legal, Compliance operations or as a regulator.

2.   Sound understanding of AML requirements in China.  Ability to pragmatically apply them to actual situations. MLRO experience would be preferred.

3.   Knowledge of payments products and processes would be preferred.

4.   Effective collaborative skills that contribute to positive working relationships with counterparts and stakeholders

5.   Advanced knowledge and experience with MS-Office applications

6.   Good command of English and Chinese (both written and spoken)          


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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