AML Compliance Officer at Western Union Company

Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, in 2015 celebrated its 20th anniversary in Africa. With over 34,000 locations and connections to millions of bank accounts and mobile wallets in more than 50 countries and territories across Africa, the Western Union network serves millions of senders and receivers with a choice of 120 currencies.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: AML Compliance OfficerRef No: 1705348Location: LagosJob DescriptionWe are seeking for an AML Compliance Officer based in our Lagos, Nigeria OfficeIn this role, you will responsible for working directly with Western Union Agents within assigned territory of Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone.You will be the primary compliance resource with responsibilities of measuring Agents Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs; driving training and awareness initiatives, and, providing guidance and support to Agents.You will also be responsible for driving Agents to implement or enhance compliance and anti-fraud procedures and assist in the development of Agents Locations Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs, as required.Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:Propose corrective action measures to mitigate any risks identified throughout the conduction of the Compliance reviews of Agents (Locations /Points of Sale),Conduct regular WU Locations/Points of Sales reviews (Onsite /Offsite)Execute on established WU AML (Anti-money laundering) Compliance & Anti-Fraud programs, principles, standards & oversight expectations within assigned territory.Implement policies and procedures designed to mitigate exposure and enhance compliance activities.Ensure that the locations Compliance program is maintained and relevant and up to Western Union Compliance Minimum StandardsConduct Anti-Fraud/Anti money laundering awareness ad-hoc training for locations operators during onsite reviewsProvides guidance, policy interpretation and support to Agents locations within the region.Actively participates in Region Compliance discussions on risk and participates in governance and risk mitigation meetings as appropriate.Performs other duties as assigned by the manager of the region: GDD-FIU-FRM referrals and escalations, agents reviews, regulatory outreachPerform other duties as assigned by the manager of the region: manage referrals and escalations, agent reviews, and regulatory outreach

Apply at