1+ months

Anti-Money-Laundering Compliance Leader

Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60311

Anti-Money-Laundering Compliance Leader Work from Home, Germany

Are you an experienced Anti-Money-Laundering Compliance Leader with experience in banking? Do you want to manage a team of experts in a truly international, market leading organization? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then join Western Union as an Anti-Money-Laundering Compliance Leader.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

In this unique role, you will work alongside a dedicated team and govern processes in the following:

Role Responsibilities

  • You to be at the heart of our FX payments compliance division, responsible for AML/CFT & Markets (incl. MiFID) Compliance for the WUBS business division at WUIB Germany Branch.
  • Focus on international FX payment services for SMEs and corporates, including hedging of FX currency risks with complex financial instruments (FX Forwards / Derivatives).
  • Steer the compliance strategy program and champion strategic initiatives as you influence others to successfully deliver on them.
  • Be the voice of the customer and use this to develop and manage steps to improve effectiveness.
  • Provide change initiatives as well as designing and developing process improvements.
  • Develop strong on-going relationships with global partners as you deliver reports and data to assist senior management.

Role Requirements

  • Education or equivalent skills are required with a strong desire to grow into a professional role.
  • You will need to have a well-established background in managing a team in compliance within the financial services industry.
  • Ability to work individually, and to collaborate with others in a fast-paced, team environment, making quick decisions, and managing timelines.
  • Demonstrate an ability to build relationships with key stakeholders and have influenced them throughout your career.
  • Be a strategic thinker and analytically minded in your approach whilst remaining able to manage change.
  • Motivated, and proactive, bringing the enthusiasm and interest for the requirements to a successful international company.
  • Previous experience of lean and agile working methodologies is also desirable.
  • To be successful in this role, you must ideally have a native level of German and a good level of English language skills.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Following the Western Union Business Solutions divestiture announcement on August 4, 2021, recruitment efforts will continue for this position on behalf of Western Union. However, as part of the divestiture agreement, this position will transition to the purchasing company should the transaction conclude. The hiring team will be able to answer any questions you may have.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.
Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities. Were a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.


You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few (https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the below benefits specific to your location and note that your recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your Germany specific benefits include:

  • 30 working days holiday per annum
  • Maternity leave
  • Global travel assistance
  • Luncheon vouchers provided to employees
  • Pension plan eligibility for all employees
  • Health and Wellness program for yourself and family members.

We are passionate about 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 based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-10-13 Expires: 2023-04-19

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