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Sr. Analyst, Transaction Monitoring



New York, NY, USA · Austin, TX, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

About Airwallex

Airwallex is the only unified payments and financial platform for global businesses. Powered by our unique combination of proprietary infrastructure and software, we empower over 100,000 businesses worldwide – including Brex, Rippling, Navan, Qantas, SHEIN and many more – with fully integrated solutions to manage everything from business accounts, payments, spend management and treasury, to embedded finance at a global scale.

Proudly founded in Melbourne, we have a team of over 1,500 of the brightest and most innovative people in tech located across more than 20 offices across the globe. Valued at US$5.6 billion and backed by world-leading investors including Sequoia, Lone Pine, Greenoaks, DST Global, Salesforce Ventures and Mastercard, Airwallex is leading the charge in building the global payments and financial platform of the future. If you're ready to do the most ambitious work of your career, join us.

As part of our Transactions Monitoring team, this role will help to drive North America’s transaction monitoring and fraud operations to ensure Airwallex remains compliant with all regulatory obligations while helping customers to have a safe and seamless experience with Airwallex. The role requires a strong attention to detail and good understanding of BSA/AML and fraud investigations. In addition, this role will work closely with our stakeholders in Compliance, Commercial, and Product to ensure the customer experience is being optimized in a compliant manner.

You are:

  • High agency: someone who enjoys ‘getting things done’ and finds ways to drive tangible outcomes

  • Compliance obsessed - You are able to quickly understand the intricacies with regulatory needs and you will ensure any concerns are voiced

  • Data-driven - You are able to deep dive into the data to identify root cause issues and bring them up a level to make intelligent business decisions

  • Process-oriented - You enjoy following and creating procedures to ensure an efficient and well-documented process

  • A team player - But you enjoy working independently as much as you enjoy working with a team

  • A master prioritizer - You use your sound judgment and data to assess all of the tasks at hand and are decisive in determining a holistic approach on key priorities

  • Inquisitive by nature - You know when to dive a little deeper to get to the bottom of a problem and solve it; you ask the right questions to arrive at solutions efficiently and creatively

You will:

  • Use independent and professional judgment when reviewing Fraud, BSA/AML and Sanction Screening alerts.

  • Manage complex investigations involving matters such as multiple relationship accounts, tiered and multi-faceted transactions, and international wires involving designated high risk jurisdictions to identify potential money laundering or other financial crimes.

  • Investigate and respond to external fraud requests received from financial partners and law enforcement agencies.

  • Support the launches of new products and use cases from a fraud / risk perspective.

  • Maintain SLAs and deadlines to meet team and company goals.

  • Understand regulatory landscape and compliance requirements to further improve our investigations and rules.

  • Develop and deliver improvements to business processes.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience working in regulatory landscape involving AML/BSA/Fraud

  • Prior experience at a fintech or bank is preferred

  • Self starter attitude who is eager to get into the details

  • Subject matter expertise in BSA/AML/Fraud

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills, SQL experience is a plus

  • Comfort with ambiguity in a fast-paced, dynamic environment is a must; past exposure to a high-growth and/or globally distributed startup is also a plus

  • A knack for identifying process improvement opportunities and an ability to proactively share feedback and ideas with management to help drive change

  • Experience or comfort working in a global environment

Equal Opportunity

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.