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Western Union Compliance Officer - French Speaker (fixed-term) in Vilnius, Lithuania

Compliance Officer - French Speaker (fixed-term) - Vilnius, Lithuania

Are you passionate about preventing money laundering and other criminal activity? Are you interested in being part of a cutting-edge compliance team? In this role, every day brings a new story. Join Western Union as a Compliance Officer - French Speaker.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process, discipline, and simplification

We are looking for a passionate candidate to fill in our Compliance Officer – French Speaker (fixed-term) position. Here you will be responsible for performing onsite and/or offsite AML/CTF/Anti-Fraud Compliance program reviews of prospect, new, and existing Agents of Western Union, and its affiliates.

You will need to provide support and training to Western Union Agents to implement an effective AML/CTF and anti-fraud Compliance program. You will be evaluating controls both internally and with our agent partners through analysis and support them in delivering the compliance programs. We will need you to escalate compliance-related risk matters diligently and in a timely manner. You will assist your team in the overall development of AML programs, especially related to back-office tasks and initiatives. You will be implementing policies and procedures and working closely with the global agent oversight and regional compliance teams who will help you achieve consistency.

For such a significant role, we require you to be fluent in English and French languages. Also, you must have a few years of experience within the AML or Compliance field. In addition, we require you to have experience communicating with clients/customers (preferably face to face or by phone) and the ability to manage challenging situations. Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills are required too. You should be able to understand laws and regulations related to AML/CTF and Anti-Fraud policies and procedures. You must have traveling flexibility up to 40%, adjusted based on business needs. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills (oral and written). You are able to work independently and have strong time management skills. You should be proficient with all common Office programs such as: MS Excel, Word, Outlook (but not limited to). You have a customer-oriented approach and proactiveness. Understanding of appropriate regional and global Money Services Business (MSB) regulatory requirements, the Bank Secrecy Act and their effect on our business will make you stand out. Also, a driving license will be an advantage. The position is a maternity cover and the contract may last till the upcoming autumn with no guarantees to prolong the term.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.

Annual base salary gross: 17 766 – 31 460 EUR

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Western Union salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. The salary is one component of Western Union’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include short term incentives, health insurance (several options to choose from), accident and life insurance, access to the best in class learning and development platforms, flexible work arrangement, to name just a few!