Senior Manager – Transaction Monitoring

Compliance – Compliance Operations /
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
At the heart of our commitment to excellence is our dedicated Compliance Team, specifically tailored to onboarding new merchants. The compliance operations team plays a pivotal role in ensuring that Nium's operations adhere to the highest regulatory standards, guaranteeing a secure and compliant onboarding experience for our clients.
Our Compliance Team is comprised of professionals with a deep understanding of global financial regulations, enabling them to navigate the complexities of the payments industry with finesse and precision. Joining Nium's Compliance Team means being part of a dynamic and forward-thinking group that actively contributes to shaping the future of financial services.
As we continue to expand our footprint globally, we seek individuals who are passionate about compliance, possess a keen eye for detail, and are driven to maintain the highest standards of integrity.

What would a day @ Nium look like?

    • Strengthen the transaction surveillance and intelligence operating framework and procedures across the Group.
    • Implement effective Transaction Monitoring processes to ensure timely and in-depth review of alerts from AML transaction monitoring system(s), escalations on suspicious AML/CFT activities from business/support units and cases arising from other relevant sources (e.g adverse news in media).
    • Assist in to improve and streamline end to end compliance operational processes through automation and technology. Use technology and machine learning to build capabilities to scale.
    • Prepare reports to Senior Management and Compliance Committees.
    • To provide relevant and emerging AML/CFT risk issues from analysis of suspicious activity/transactions.
    • Lead the roll out and ongoing management of the Transaction Monitoring Training
    • Ensure proper documentation and record keeping of reviews and investigation cases in accordance to Group standards.

Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

    • Minimum 8 years of experience in AML transaction monitoring, SAR filling, Sanction Screenings, Investigations-related work.
    • Good understanding of the Payments/Fintech industry
    • ACAMS certified preferred but not mandatory
    • Strong Interpersonal and English communication skills (both verbal and writing).
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with an investigative mindset.
    • Team player but also able to work independently and self-motivated.
    • Attention to detail, efficiency, and ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines.
    • Good hands-on experience with Advanced MS-Excel including Macros is an added advantage. Knowledge with data analytics will be an added advantage (not mandatory).
    • Willingness to learn continuously and keep up to date with the Payments industry and its regulatory landscape.
    • Experience to build, lead and motivate a Compliance Operations team.
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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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