Russian SAR Investigator in Dundalk at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/18/2020

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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 286 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.

As our SAR Compliance Analyst, within our Due Diligence or Suspicious Activity Reporting Programmers your goal is to ensure that activity within the PayPal system is compliant with Anti-Money Laundering regulations & guidelines. 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 Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and Financial intelligence unit (Luxemburg) (FIU). Your efforts will be in accordance to PayPal’s Compliance & Ethics Standards, and obligations to the appropriate regulations & the governing authorities.

NOTE: Shift may include Saturday or Sunday work and 10-hour shifts

As a Compliance Analyst, , you will need to demonstrate the ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues &to negotiate &integrate different viewpoints with all levels of Global Compliance & Ethics leadership. You will be expected to 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 & intelligence matters & represent reasoning of case disposition.   

It will be critical for you to stay current with EU policy & Regulatory changes & coach/mentor the team you support regularly while maintaining the utmost professionalism in your interaction with your peers at all times.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting an end-to-end & meticulous review of potential illegal activity or activity in violation of various fundraising & non-profit regulations;
  • Applying analytic techniques to complex information sets in order to make logical &effectively supported recommendations on cases with regard to detecting & reporting suspicious activity, including the predicate offenses of money laundering &terrorist financing
  • Completing a time-sensitive & meticulous analysis of each instance of potential Anti-Money Laundering activity and/or suspicious financial activity across multiple jurisdictions &countries;
  • Assessment of customer profiles & large amounts of data

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in Russian & English
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred in Finance, Legal, Criminal Justice or a comparable field;
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience conducting research & investigations related to Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, Customer/Enhanced Due Diligence investigation or verifications;
  • Proven ability to analyze large amounts of data in order to report critical information;
  • Exceptional oral, written &interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information accurately, clearly &quickly to all levels;
  • Ability to recognize the need for change management initiatives;
  • Interact with peers &financial crimes risk professionals, all levels of management, & other internal or external constituents;
  • Fluent in an additional European language is desirable but not essential

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



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