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Compliance Associate



Cork, Ireland
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard-earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

Our Risk and Compliance teams are a cornerstone of our business, and we are looking for a Compliance Associate to ensure we follow internal policies, local jurisdiction financial service laws, and other applicable regulatory requirements.

As an online money transmitter, Remitly is growing while maintaining high customer service, performance and compliance standards. Remitly is a licensed financial services company in several jurisdictions. Each of these jurisdictions requires, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Fraud Investigative program. The Compliance Associate will assist by reviewing and filing chargeback cases and investigating transaction monitoring cases.

The ideal applicant for this role will have previous work experience in areas involving risk or compliance related investigations for the online financial services industry. This role is based in our office in Cork, Ireland and will report to one of our Compliance Managers.

You Will:

  • Work within a compliance focused function within the customer operations team. This function will review unusual activity within customer profiles that may be related to money laundering or fraud. These investigations may lead to regulatory filings.
  • Work with the compliance organization at Remitly regarding these investigations.
  • Identify customer-related trends, patterns and issues associated with money laundering, terrorist financing and other unwanted and fraudulent transaction activity.
  • Ensure the Anti-Money Laundering policies and procedures are always complied with.
  • Learn and share knowledge in a global team environment
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

You Have:

  • A minimum of 6 months experience investigating unusual activity. Experience of filing regulatory reports related to AML, CTF, Fraud Investigations desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in identifying and analysing patterns in transactional behaviour and determining if regulatory reporting is required.
  • Experience in identifying unusual patterns of activity and escalating for potential risk mitigation.
  • Experience working in a compliance driven environment while ensuring a positive customer experience.
  • Direct experience in either fintech or financial industries.

Integral Behaviours:

  • Curiosity (continuously improve, data driven & sweat the details): You want to learn and understand how and why things work the way they do.
  • Collaborative (Compassionate partner) : While being self-sufficient you appreciate and understand the benefits and impact of working together. You treat everyone with respect and compassion.
  • Detail oriented (Data Driven): The details matter. You can dig deep to get the information you need and can articulate effectively.
  • Efficient (Bias for action, deliver on promises) : You know how to prioritise and when to act often with many tasks at once.
  • Compassionate (customer centricity, earn trust through integrity): You assume positive intent and work towards serving our customers & supporting your colleagues best interests at all times.

Our Benefits

  • 34 days of vacation (including public holidays)
  • Group private medical insurance with Irish Life & Health
  • Group pension (6% contributed) and group income protection.
  • Learning and development benefits.

We are committed to non-discrimination across our global organization and in all our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

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Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.