1+ months

AML Compliance Manager / AML

Tokyo, Tokyo








Manager, Anti Money Laundering (AML) Tokyo (Hybrid), Japan

Are you passionate about preventing money laundering and other criminal activity? Are you interested in being part of a cutting-edge compliance team? Join Western Union as an Manager AML - Anti Money Laundering.

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

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process discipline and simplification

As the Manager AML - Anti Money Laundering for our Japan business, you will play a critical role in the functioning of our AML Compliance department globally to ensure that we adhere to all applicable laws and regulations. You will be the person who builds, reviews, and tests AML Compliance programs to ensure they meet the regulatory standard. Youll evaluate controls both internally and with our agent partners through analysis and support our partners in delivering our compliance programs. This will be done through continuous reviews and training sessions. Youll provide recommendations to internal stakeholders in relation to regulatory and internal policy requirements on AML / Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF), Sanctions inline global, and Japan regulatory requirements. You will also be expected to coordinate and review reports related to WU Japan AML activities. You will be the point of contact with local regulators-FSA/KFB, MOF, including coordination for any regulatory on-site inspections, you need to ensure good communication with local regulatory authorities and monitor any updates, and interpret relevant AML laws, rules, and regulations. You will also manage one direct report.

For such a significant role, you need to have AML Compliance experience within Japanese regulated financial services, fintech, or payment industry and have an in-depth understanding of the Japanese regulatory landscape, specifically Japans AML laws and regulations, previous experience as an MLRO or deputy MLRO within the financial services, fintech or payment industry in Japan is preferred. Youll be expected to have experience working with regulators and the regulatory exam process with Japanese regulators. Youll also be expected to be able to express difficult issues in a straightforward and understandable manner, be analytically minded, and be comfortable in communicating and presenting to senior management.

Join us, and lets connect the world

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

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career.

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 (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-11-10 Expires: 2023-04-19

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