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Are you part of the digital money world? 
Do you want to change forever the way people think about money? If your skills align with our vision, and you want to join an innovative company, please send your CV and start a fintech career with Wirex! 

 

ABOUT US 

We’re Wirex, and we’re not like anyone else. Why? Because we always do things our way, before anyone else does them — like creating the first ever debit card that lets you pay with crypto, making it easier for ordinary people to access DeFi-powered savings and setting up the world’s first cryptocurrency rewards scheme. 
Our vision is a world in which everyone can enjoy the benefits of digital currency — everything from the power to send money around the world near-instantly without breaking the bank to buying, storing and exchanging 40+ top tokens on a secure, easy-to-use platform at some of the best rates in the industry. 
We must be doing something right, because more than 5 million people across 130 countries are helping to change the world by using Wirex. 

 

OVERALL ROLE PURPOSE 

Risk & Compliance consists of two teams; Alerts and Screening Team dealing predominantly with transaction monitoring alerts, customer/payment screening against PEP, sanctions and adverse media.  
Complex Investigations Team dealing with EDD (Enhanced due diligence), Periodic Reviews, Private customer reviews, SARs (Suspicious Activity Report), Law enforcement.  

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES (depends on the team) 

  • Review EDD and Periodic reviews. 
  • Review Law Enforcement requests. 
  • Review potential Private Customers 
  • Take charge of the TM review process 
  • Provide valuable feedback on the transaction monitoring rules in place 
  • Participate in meetings where required. 
  • Ensure KRIs and SLAs are met 

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Conducting reviews for EDD, Periodic reviews, Private customers, Law Enforcement. 
  • Conducting investigations where needed for ensuring EDD and periodic review alerts can be cleared. 
  • Review transaction monitoring alerts and identify suspicious activity. 
  • Report suspicious activity reports (SARs) for users who are suspected of money laundering/terrorist financing. 
  • Keep on top of customer communication to ensure a smooth customer journey whilst also being compliance focused. 
  • Working with other teams to ensure minimal impact to customers. 

 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED   

  • Experience in KYC. 
  • Experience with handling transaction monitoring.   
  • Experience in submitting SARs. 
  • Experience with handling Law Enforcement requests. 
  • Experience in Financial crime. 
  • Experience on crypt/blockchain preferred, but not essential. 

 

   BENEFITS 

  • Premium tariffs for our product. 
  • Semi-remote work with flexible hours—work from home or office. 
  • Home office allowance. 
  • Virtual share options scheme after the probation period. 
  • Comprehensive medical insurance after one month of collaboration. 
  • Generous vacation policy: 23 business days of paid leave + 12 paid floating holidays. 
  • Paid sick leave, Birthday, and Anniversary leave. 
  • Length of Service Holidays. 
  • Engaging in online events for learning and enjoyment. 
  • Coworking with all facilities and shelter. 
  • PE accounting and support. 
  • Convenient free parking for office-based teammates. 

 

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