Senior Manager - Compliance (Financial Crime)

Compliance – Compliance [Instarem] /
Full-time /
Nium, the Leader in Real-Time Global Payments 
At Nium, we operate at the intersection of an increasingly interconnected world, where the traditional finance industry has been disrupted, and on-demand is in demand. Our payments infrastructure is leading a transformation in payments, enabling anyone, anywhere to make and receive payments instantly, regardless of the location or currency. We currently support: 
-Regulatory Licenses and Authorizations in 40+ Countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance
-190+ Pay Out Markets – 100+ in real time
-35+ Pay In Markets
-30+ Card Issuance Markets
-100+ Supported Currencies 
Today, Nium is the leader in real-time global payments and the fastest way to send money across borders. We are co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lithuania, London, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, and UAE. 

Your Next Exciting Role

Nium is looking for a Senior Compliance Manager to be part of India Compliance Team, reporting into the Head of Compliance Operations. You will play critical role in managing and leading compliance operations teams in India.

What would a day @Nium look like?

    • Being part of the India Compliance Team, reporting into the Head of Compliance Operations. The team is responsible for the detection and prevention of financial crime including fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing 
    • Overseeing the team of compliance team members
    • Training and coaching FinCrime ops team
    • Assisting Head of Compliance Operations in the development and ongoing improvement of policies and procedures 
    • Acting as a subject matter expert for the business on compliance-related matters 
    • Conducting financial crime investigations and exposure assessments
    • Creating, maintaining, and improving Transaction monitoring and Sanction screening frameworks
    • Supporting the design and development of innovative yet practical financial crime controls by translating regulatory requirements into actionable controls 
    •  Identifying potential gaps in existing financial crime processes, systems and controls and drive enhancements to these 
    • Keeping up to date with relevant regulations, industry guidance and financial services innovations, particularly from a financial crime risk perspective 
    • Collaborating, coordinating, and partnering with NIUM’s product, business, tech, and local regulatory compliance teams

Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

    • 10+ years FinCrime (AML/CTF and Sanctions) experience in the payments space covering a wide range of subjects in depth across retail and business customer bases, such as KYC, KYB, CDD/EDD, Transaction Monitoring, Sanction screening, Risk Assessments, Reporting
    • Experience in managing big operational teams (15+ people)
    • Experience in creating and/or maintaining Transaction monitoring framework
    • Hands-on Transaction Monitoring Experience
    • Experience in performing detailed financial crime risk assessments, and assessing, designing and testing mitigating controls
    • Understanding of industry-wide financial crime practices and trends
    • Strong analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills
    • Experience in creating and maintaining FinCrime policies and procedures
    • A proven record of stakeholder management and the ability to collaborate, negotiate and communicate effectively with stakeholders
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision within tight deadlines
    • Advanced Excel skills
What we offer at Nium  
We Value Performance: Through competitive salaries, performance bonuses, uncapped sales commissions and robust performance reviews, we ensure that all employees are rewarded and incentivized for their hard work. 
We Care for Our Employees: The wellness of Nium’ers is our #1 priority. In addition to many other benefits, we offer medical coverage, 24/7 employee assistance program, generous time off policies, and a year-end shut down. We also provide a hybrid working environment (3 days per week in the office). 
We Upskill Ourselves: We are curious, always want to learn more and upskill ourselves. As well as role-specific training, we also offer a global learning stipend. 
We Constantly Innovate: Nium continues to be globally recognized for its constant innovations, growth, and employee-centric mindset since our inception: 
-2022 Great Place To Work Certification
-2023 CB Insights Fintech 100 List of Most Promising Fintech Companies
We Celebrate Together: Work is also about having fun with your colleagues and forging deep relationships. We host company-wide social events onsite and virtually, provide team morale budget and bonding activities, happy hours, team offsites, and much more!  
We Thrive with Diversity: Across 33 nationalities and 18+ countries, our diverse and multicultural team embodies our commitment to a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.  
What it’s like to be a Nium'er 
At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally: 
#KeepItSimple: We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind. 
#MakeItBetter: We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better. 
#WinItTogether: We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team. 
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