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Leader, Financial Intelligence Engagement

Company: Western Union
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Leader, Financial Intelligence Engagement - Denver, ColoradoAre you ready to work with an international organization committed to making financial services accessible to people everywhere? Are you looking to play an impactful role in helping combat financial crime? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then it's time to join Western Union as a Leader, Financial Intelligence Engagement!Western Union powers your pursuitJob Description SummaryIn this role, you will report to the Western Union's Head of Financial Intelligence and help formulate and execute the Financial Intelligence Unit's global partner engagement and outreach program.This role will act as a key advisor to the Head of the FIU in establishing and maintaining close, strategic partnerships with global law enforcement and intelligence agencies, as well as industry and other entities. This role is expected to fully understand or be able to gain knowledge of Western Union products, transactional/settlement flows and AML/CTF risks associated with each of them, as well as is required to oversee, intake, review, and process requests for Law Enforcement and Government agencies in a timely manner. In this role you will be expected to maintain advanced knowledge of regional laws and regulations regarding suspicious transaction reporting and the release of such information to law enforcement.The FIU exists to mitigate money laundering and terrorist financing risks to Western Union so this role must understand and appropriately prioritize typologies such as terrorist financing, drug trafficking, human trafficking, and child exploitation and escalate to partners within the FIU via its Typology Integration Program. This role will be a participant and speaker in cross function evolutions such as Public Private Partnership involving regulators, industry and law enforcement, and likely to be called upon to present to large audiences. This role will serve a mentor to provide training and support to colleagues across FIU teams.Role Responsibilities

  • Build, maintain and evolve a programmatic framework to engage strategic law enforcement and other necessary relationships through networking events, meetings, project briefings, participation on task forces and law enforcement associations.
  • Provide tactical assistance through tools including alerting, keep open requests, court order or subpoena support, general assistance, testimony, etc. Gain and provide intelligence both qualitative and quantitative from interactions with law enforcement with FIU and Compliance teams.
  • Document all interactions into relevant databases and be able to run reports on team's interactions.
  • Participates in programmatic change efforts, procedure updates and revisions, improvement projects within region as well as enterprise-wide programs and initiatives, such as the FIU's Typology Integration Program.
  • Prepares and speaks at presentations and leads interactions with (team) and other FIU and global compliance teams and Business partners on risk and operational issues. Provides oversight and guidance to team members or FIU Office teams on complex consumer, agent and typology issues concerning the patterns and trends associated with AML risk as it relates to partner engagement.
  • Coaches and mentors team members on procedures or processes, may act as a subject matter expert during engagements with others
  • Work cross-functionally with global teams across the organization and/or support projects, and innovation items to further department prioritiesRole Requirements
    • 5+ years experience
    • Good communication skills
    • Comfortable presenting to large groups
    • Some travel requiredWe make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what's next.Western Union is positioned to become the world's most accessible financial services company -transforming lives and communities. We're 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. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you're ready to help drive the future of financial services, it's time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at .SalaryThe on-target earnings range is $115,368-177,600 per year, which includes a base salary and short-term and long-term incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates' qualifications, skills, and competencies.BenefitsYou 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 ( ). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.Your United States-specific benefits include:
      • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
      • Flexible Time Off
      • Family First Program
      • Parental LeaveWe 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.#LI-JS4

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