Senior Compliance Analyst at Afterpay

Finance, Permanent Full-time, Melbourne or Sydney melbourne sydney finance analytics full-time
Posted 11 days ago

Join a movement in which everyone can win. We started a movement in which everyone can win – shoppers, retailers, society and every person on our team. To play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe.
Founded five years ago in Sydney, Australia, Afterpay has millions of active customers globally and is offered at the world’s best retailers around the world including eBay, The Iconic, Myer, Foot Locker, Adore Beauty, Mac Cosmetics, Kathmandu and many others. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.
Afterpay is completely free for customers who pay on time – helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt. Afterpay empowers customers to access the things they want and need, while still allowing them to maintain financial wellness and control, by splitting payments in four, for both online and in-store purchases. Afterpay is deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers. We are focused on supporting our community of shoppers.
We trust in the next generation and share a vision of a more accessible and sustainable world in which people are rewarded for doing the right thing.

The Opportunity
As our business grows, so does our Compliance Team! We are currently hiring a Senior Compliance Analyst to join our ANZ Financial Crime Management team.
You will join and play a lead role in coaching and mentoring a team that executes a number of critical processes that support Afterpay’s financial crime management systems.  These processes are not only critical to support Afterpay meet its regulatory obligations, but equally importantly, help Afterpay do its part in preventing and disrupting financial crime.
The Financial Crime Management team is part of the Afterpay Global Compliance function.  This is a permanent and full time position, reporting through to the Senior Manager,  Financial Crime Management, ANZ.

We are much more than our job descriptions, but here’s where you will begin…
Coach and mentor an operational team of compliance analysts and/or performing specialised tasks to support effective operational management and delivery - e.g. quality assurance; management information reporting; processes and guidelines
Using a variety of third party and proprietary systems and workflows, you will supervise teams that are assigned to one or more of our critical financial crime management processes, namely:  merchant monitoring ensuring compliance with specialised technology and adherence to Afterpay merchant contracts and the Merchant Category policy; watchlist management screening; enhanced customer due diligence; transaction monitoring and suspicious matter reporting / suspicious activity reporting (SMR/SAR).  
Provide assistance and support to the Senior Manager, Financial Crime Management
Prepare regular reporting on key financial crime metrics daily, monthly or as otherwise required
Provide support with our PEP/Sanctions screening systems with periodic screening activities
Support in reviewing Transaction Monitoring rules and testing
Provide management with qualitative insights on team performance, identifying and communicating key trends and outlooks

Who are you?
Like us, you’ll be deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers and passionate about shaping the future of Afterpay.
Be experienced in and enjoy coaching, motivating and mentoring junior staff as well as influencing and developing relationships with stakeholders and senior management
You will have experience working in an AML/CTF or broader financial crime or compliance operational environments
Familiarity and experience with website monitoring tools and identifying non compliance with Afterpay merchant contracts and Merchant Category policies,  prohibited & restricted goods/services and engagement with relevant stakeholders when reviewing & assessing websites for non compliance with policy. 
Analytically and investigative focused, be capable of reviewing and absorbing data from different sources and be able to form judgements and sound conclusions from what you have reviewed.  You will do this with a focus on quality, attention to detail and speed
Develop and maintain our workflow resourcing plan, including consideration of business growth, cyclical changes and making sure that our resourcing needs against those plans are fulfilled
As an independent process and subject matter expert, perform quality assurance checks on the key workflows, provide feedback to the AML Analysts / Officers and report on results to ManagementAn excellent team player who listens and thrives on collaborating with diversely talented team members
Be able to work under pressure and meet operational targets and deadlines - these targets include both quality and quantity related metricsIn performing your work, you will be able to clearly articulate your investigative reasonings in writing by making file notes, preparing brief investigative reports and making regulatory filings (e.g. Suspicious Matter Reports / Suspicious Transaction Reports) that Afterpay is required to lodge with government agencies
Flexible and eager to learn and develop your skillsetsYou will be technically savvy and astute on various applications, systems and tools.
You will have gained your operational experience from working in high growth technology environments, preferably retail financial services or payments
You will naturally be passionate about the fight to prevent and disrupt financial crime
While it is not essential, professional membership with ACAMS, an equivalent industry body or other tertiary qualifications in the area of financial crime, fraud risk management or compliance will be highly regarded. 

How we reward you. We are a purpose-led, outperforming organisation and will reward you for your performance. We pride ourselves on fairness and offer a competitive total reward package made up of salary, incentives and benefits. 
We have a strong focus on health and wellbeing at Afterpay as we aim to support you to succeed in both your career and personal lives, such as providing employees with a corporate membership to Headspace. We also offer a generous parental leave policy and are proud to support working parents with up to 24 weeks of paid leave. We value diversity and a collaborative and inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong is important to us.

How to Apply: We don’t know what the future holds. That’s the exciting part; we show up and make it happen. If you’re brave, if you’re committed to doing the right thing and excited by this opportunity, click apply now!