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Sr. Compliance Program Analyst in Guatemala City at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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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 375 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 position is responsible for identifying, escalating, and mitigating money laundering related activity being a Subject Matter Expert on AML/CTF Typologies and Data Analysis.

Xoom, A PayPal Service, is revolutionizing the global digital money services market by providing people with an easy, convenient and cost-effective means of sending money worldwide. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money, paying bills and topping up prepaid services across multiple digital platforms to both online and offline recipients in over 50 countries.

We are currently seeking a Sr. Compliance Program Analyst, to contribute to our program on a variety of compliance matters, as well as performing risk assessments for compliance, identify risks, analyze information and present conclusions to manager.


  • The work performed is extremely complex in scope and has direct regulatory and/or legal impact.
  • Support team members in best practices to extract, manipulate and analyze data in an effective way for a variety of projects.
  • Requires an deep understanding and application of money laundering regulations, as well as deep understanding of analytic methodologies to identify indicators of criminal and other suspicious activity
  • Transaction monitoring and analysis, confidential research and analysis of our customers and their activity to evaluate unusual activity. Utilize a variety of analytical techniques, computer systems and services to present fact-based consumer transaction patterns.
  • Ongoing monitoring for specific criteria or pre-defined data sets. Identify trends in unusual behavior across different categories and present conclusions to manager.
  • Participate in projects and provide support to team members as needed


  • Expertise on AML/CTF Matters or 2+ years of experience as compliance analyst.
  • High proficiency on analytic and investigative skills including effective problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrate research/analysis experience in BSA/AML and OFAC compliance programs or equivalent experience in complex retail/consumer financial services/payment services/Money Service Business organizations with multiple financial products, a regulatory agency or law firm involving payment services
  • Ability to work on confidential and sensitive matters with a high degree of professionalism and discretion, while maintaining security and complying with federal and state regulations at all times
  • Excellent ability to present data analysis and investigative findings in formal and ad-hoc written and verbal formats.
  • Highly self-motivated, independent and flexible in approach
  • Team player with strong collaborative qualities and a positive demeanor
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. consolidating and joining data, creating formulas, pivot tables, and vlookup).
  • Experience and ability to write SQL code to extract and manipulate data.
  • Statistical software experience such as R and Python is a bonus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of management. English language proficiency required
  • Successful completion of background checks including credit, education, employment, felony and OFAC screenings

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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