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Money Laundering Reporting Officer – London

We are looking for a Money Laundering Reporting Officer to join TransferWise’s Europe and UK team and help take the Company to the next level. You will be working very closely with the various Operational Compliance teams and help shape the overall AML strategy from the ground up. This role will be based in our Shoreditch, London office.

What the role will entail:

  • Be a leader and enable the European business and product teams by navigating AML and CTF risks and work alongside these teams to build products with a healthy compliance foundation.
  • Responsible and accountable for the efficiency of the AML/ CTF program.
  • Overseeing and maintaining the Compliance framework (onboarding, monitoring [including sanctions], reporting and quality assurance), by working alongside teams across various workstreams.
  • Develop and maintain accurate and management information (MI) that allows the Board and leadership team to make informed decisions and contribute to the Compliance framework, while serving as the primary Board contact on all matter related to AML and CTF on at least a quarterly basis.
  • Develop and maintain and a AML/ CTF risk management program, which tracks risks and keeps all teams informed of the “health” of the Compliance program.
  • Undertake, at least annually AML/ CTF risk assessment ensuring that remedial action to remedy any areas that need improvement.
  • Oversee and maintain a healthy compliance culture throughout the organisation, supported through an adequate AML/ CTF training program.
  • Represent the AML/ CTF function to regulators and partners where required, establishing and maintaining solid partnerships.
  • Provide effective support to the compliance teams (AML, Verification, EDD, Fraud) on projects that require.

A bit about you:

  • Expert in all UK, European and US (which apply to TransferWise in the UK) regulations and regulatory guidance, particularly the Anti Money Laundering, Counter Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations.
  • Degree level (or equivalent) study in Financial Crime and a professional qualification such as Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (or equivalent).
  • Strong relationship builder across all levels of the business, that leads by example and demonstrates the TransferWise values in all their actions.
  • Willingness to get involved in all stages of the Compliance Program.
  • Ability to spend 12 weeks onboarding with the AML teams in our Tallinn office and spend at least 25% of your time thereafter.

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary of £90-£100k a year
  • Generous stock options
  • Amazing benefits

Application deadline: 23rd December 2018

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to send money overseas.

Today, customers are transferring more than £1.5 billion every month with TransferWise, saving £60 million every month. Yet we’re only moving 1% of the world’s money. The scope of what we want to achieve and how much opportunity there is to grow is immense.

The same opportunity is true of a career here. The constantly evolving nature of our business means new problems to solve, challenges to overcome and opportunities for you to impact our customers every day.


Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

At TransferWise we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Therefore, we want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form, or drop us an email at adjustments@transferwise.com. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.