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FIU Analyst

Xe Sydney, Australia
Posted 1 month ago In-Office Job Permanent Competitive
Who we are

At Xe, we live currencies. We provide a comprehensive range of currency services and products, including our Currency Converter, Market Analysis, Currency Data API and quick, easy, secure Money Transfers for individuals and businesses. We leverage technology to deliver these services through our website, mobile apps and over the phone. Last year, we helped nearly 300 million people access information about the currencies that matter to them and over 150,000 people used us to send money overseas. Thousands of businesses relied on us for information about the currency markets, advice on managing their foreign exchange risk or trusted us with their business-critical international payments. At Xe, we share the belief that behind every currency exchange, query or transaction is a person or business trying to accomplish something important, so we work together to develop new and better currency services that put our customers first. We are proud to be part of Euronet Worldwide (Nasdaq: EEFT), a global leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. Under Euronet, we have brought together our key brands - Xe, HiFX and Currency Online- to become the business that Xe is today.

Xe's Global Risk and Compliance team is seeking a highly motivated and analytical professional to join our Global Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) as a Compliance FIU Analyst. In this crucial role, you will play a vital part in safeguarding the global financial system and Xe group by detecting and analysing unusual activity using financial intelligence systems and procedures to identify potential money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crimes. Reporting to the Head of Compliance - Australia, this role will work with a geographically diverse team of FIU specialists and have a focus primarily on our APAC operations. You will be utilizing a variety of interconnected tools and technologies, as well as your strong ability to assess risk for the detection, analysis and response to potentially harmful or anomalous activity. You will be responsible for ensuring all reporting obligations under the AML/CTF legislation in Australia and New Zealand are completed within the required timeframe and check automated reporting for any system failures or rejections and resubmit as appropriate.

You will be working with a highly experienced and talented team of risk and compliance professionals in a fast-paced but supportive environment. You will gain exposure to a broad spectrum of regulatory and operational challenges that will provide you the opportunity to continually learn, develop and solve important problems that have a tangible impact on stakeholder outcomes.

Our principles

AMBITION - We dream big, try things out and always ask why not?" and what if?" We're ambitious in our thinking and our delivery

RESPONSIBILITY - We get involved, bring our perspective and are always open to new ideas. We take personal responsibility

COMMUNITY - We value a sense of belonging, trusting each other and encouraging authenticity. We contribute to our community

What you'll do
  • Your mission will include executing and supporting the further development of the post-transaction monitoring, analysis and reporting program. This role will include the performance of the following tasks:
  • A hands-on professional, the Compliance FIU Analyst performs AML/CTF and fraud investigations to support the timely and thorough preparation of Suspicious Matter Reports (SMRs) for submission to AUSTRAC.
  • Provides quantitative and qualitative feedback on the transaction monitoring program, conducting post-transactional analysis, special investigations and drafting of SMRs.
  • Provides high-quality written reporting of investigative analysis, findings and recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Produce data visualization dashboards and metrics to illustrate trends and patterns in customer transactions and behaviour.
  • Continuously identifies emerging typologies and risk indicators to inform and optimize the transaction monitoring program.
  • Ensure timely resolution of partner Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Identifies and recommends new leads and trends for potential investigations.
  • Proactively identifies and communicates opportunities to improve processes and operational efficiencies.
  • Adheres to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and consistently achieves results-based targets.
  • Formalizes and reports Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Requirements

Who you are;
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Economics or Business Administration.
  • Courses, certification, or studies in compliance related matters (CAMS, ICA or similar) is preferred.
  • Minimum +2 years of experience in AML/CTF environment or compliance risk management.
  • Strong analytical, operational, and problem-solving skills are a must.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with the ability to follow-through on the task provided.
  • Advanced technical skills in Excel (pivot, macros, advanced formulas), Power BI (DAX, power query) and data analysis tools.
  • High attention to detail, personal organization and ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to influence, collaborate and build trusted-advisor relationships at all levels.
Benefits
  • Competitive market-based salary
  • Superannuation
  • Healthcare
  • 20 days annual leave increasing with each year of service (capped at 25 days)
  • Paid day off for your Birthday
  • Discounted Euronet Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Plumm Mental Health and Wellbeing
We want Xe to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organization that encourages diversity in all respects.

At Xe we are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on recruitment@xe.com
Job ID  31A473F945
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