Compliance Manager - Australia at Airwallex

Compliance, Full-Time, AU - Sydney sydney full-time
Posted 23 days ago

Who we are:
Established in Melbourne in 2015, Airwallex is a global payments fintech transforming the way businesses move and manage money domestically and internationally. In today’s fast-changing digital era, our purpose is to empower businesses of all sizes to grow in their own markets and around the world, and by doing so, contribute to the global economy. With technology at our core, we built a proprietary global financial infrastructure platform to help businesses transact, collect and pay in any foreign currency across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies, without the constraints of the traditional global financial system. In just five years since we were founded, Airwallex has grown to become Australia’s fastest-growing fintech unicorn and a well-funded international technology leader backed by world-leading investors. Our leadership, innovation and scale have been recognised and awarded by leading independent authorities, such as listing in Forbes' Cloud 100 2020, and placing in the Top 50 of KPMG’s Global Fintech100 two years in a row. To support our ambitious growth plans, we’re looking to expand our global teams with smart, driven and passionate individuals who are excited about joining our rocketship and taking on the challenge of a lifetime.

Our Compliance Manager role is a vital member of an elite and innovative global compliance team. As a central part of this team you will be consistently driving forward and embedding Airwallex's compliance program to safeguard our business as we continue to reach our growth objectives.

At Airwallex, we see Compliance as a service to our business teams and our customers, and we are excited about collaborating and enabling our teams for success. This person will partner with internal teams to design, develop, implement, execute, and monitor screening and monitoring rules detecting and mitigating AML and other financial crime related risks. The role supports regulatory obligations for the Australian market. 

Reporting functionally to the AU MLRO and supporting the developing global compliance agenda, you will play an influential role in our growth story. This role is based in Australia - either in our well established Melbourne office or in Sydney, and will be responsible for supporting the development, launch and management of several key compliance programs whilst adding value to future compliance initiatives.

You Will:

  • Develop the FCC compliance framework of Airwallex in Australia building on the Airwallex global compliance framework
  • Consistently support and oversee KYC and due diligence processes together with the Compliance operations team
  • Communicate applicable risks, costs, progress, and results to all relevant internal and external partners as well as regulators
  • Analyse high-volume data to investigate, identify and report trends linked to AML typologies and compliance to leadership
  • Investigate, identify and develop triggers, rules and algorithms for transaction monitoring
  • Design and execute reports to measure success and performance of initiatives
  • Drive internal controls design and monitoring to support Compliance Operational policy and procedures
  • Assist with the development of compliance programs for the products of Airwallex
  • Partner with Compliance operations, Legal, Engineering, Product, Strategy, and Business Development to achieve results for team and the global Compliance department
  • Continually identify, redefine and execute solutions for KYC, screening and TM needs across systems, teams, policies and processes
  • Designs and execute reports to measure success and performance of AML Compliance initiatives, program, operations, critical metrics and Key Risk Indicators
  • Remain up-to-date on regulatory changes and landscape, best practices and cutting-edge developments
  • You Have

  • 7+ years of FCC related compliance experience
  • Experience in FinTech, ecommerce, RegTech, compliance consulting, accounting  or financial services   
  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree
  • Familiarity with AML and CTF regulations globally
  • Certification in compliance related area (ICA or CAMS)
  • Knowledge in core AML products, money laundering and terrorism typology, segmentation, scenarios, models, methodology, and AML tools
  • Experience with Transaction Monitoring, Screening, Financial Investigations or similar discipline
  • Ability to multitask effortlessly and handle challenging priorities under demanding deadlines
  • Ability to understand larger picture and environment while operating in focused manner
  • Outstanding time management, presentation, and relationship building skills