Fincrime Compliance Manager
Posted on 3/23/2023
London, UK
Experience Level
  • Conduct horizon scanning of new FinCrime regulatory developments and deliver advice to 1LOD teams through formal Advisory notices. Ensure that control changes and updates are implemented appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Handle financial crime escalations and requests submitted from 1LOD teams
  • Provide adequate challenge to 1LOD teams on the development of controls and provide approvals on any control changes, new products or features
  • Speak to internal stakeholders, regulators, or bank partners about high level financial crime policies and procedures at Wise
  • Assist in the maintenance of the FinCrime policy framework to ensure policies are up to date and correctly reflect Wise's regulatory obligations, risk appetite and controls
  • Proactively identify key areas of risk and work collaboratively with 1LOD teams in the development of mitigation plans
  • Be the subject matter expert on all things related to customer due diligence and enhanced due diligence
  • Assist with various compliance related projects and tasks as required
  • You have strong AML/CTF compliance experience and may be currently working or have worked within the area of financial crime compliance
  • You have demonstrable experience designing and challenging processes, ideally across multiple products. You have thought deeply about the Wise mission and how it intersects with compliance
  • You are a comfortable and effective communicator in both your writing and speaking. You can convey complex ideas effectively to both internal and external audiences
  • You have a sense of urgency and an ability to work well under pressure, prioritising, taking accountability and working to tight deadlines
  • You have meticulous attention to detail and if you've skimmed through without reading this bullet point, I'm sure a bank would love to have you
  • You have great people skills and can effectively and efficiently collaborate, build relationships with colleagues throughout the business and across the globe
  • You are an expert in CDD and EDD, and have experience designing and overseeing a CDD/EDD program
  • You must be willing to travel to our other offices as required
  • You might have Compliance experience in investments services or crypto
  • Build a strong working knowledge of Wise's products and associated fincrime systems and controls, and take initiative in identifying areas for improvement
  • You will have full ownership of necessary control changes and hold 1LOD accountable for these changes, challenging them where necessary
  • You will become embedded within the KYC team and will become the 2LOD point of contact for all KYC related queries

1,001-5,000 employees

International finance transfer service
Company Overview
Wise’s mission is to create a world with money without borders – moving it instantly, transparently, conveniently, and eventually for free. The company is committed to empowering money for people and businesses through their app and website that utilizes a complex engine of currencies and routes that is being designed and built by their teams across cities around the world.
  • PTO & annual leave
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Parental leave
  • Medical insurance plans
  • Health & wellbeing discounts
  • Pension & retirement plans
  • Social events
  • Relocation support
Company Core Values
  • This isn't just a job, we're a revolution
  • We get it done
  • Customers > team > ego
  • No drama. Good Karma.