Director, AML Transaction Monitoring Job in Checkout.com

We’re Checkout.com

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We’re the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Patreon, Dashlane, Udacity, Binance, Wise, Sony Electronics, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it’s not just what we build that makes us different. It’s how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That’s why we’re number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor’s list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we’re just getting started. We’re building diverse and inclusive teams around the world — because that’s how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.

We’re proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work in the USA, with 89% of colleagues agreeing that this is a great place to work. That’s 30% above average.

Director, AML Transaction Monitoring
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The Director of AML Investigations will own the global AML Transaction Monitoring team, including strategy, to enhance and the Transaction Monitoring Program.

What You’ll Be Doing

Run the development of models involving tuning, calibration, segmentation, and optimization
Coordinate with regional Intelligence and Analytics teams to implement on the global model
Work across functional teams to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities
Identify KRIs, critical metrics, and other indicators to evaluate the activity, performance, and efficiency of your service
Supervise the implementation of tools and processes to sustain our exponential growth
Ensure the constant compliance of transactions, and report suspicious transactions and activities to the relevant Financial Intelligence Units
Proactively participate in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing as well as payment fraud
Support compliance monitoring, regulatory reporting, and participating in the drafting and improvement of procedures
Accountable for the design and development of infrastructural transaction monitoring solutions, leading data analysis and model development processes, defining model and rules deployment and management procedures
Responsible for quality and speed of execution of the Transaction Monitoring team’s roadmap and to resolve the best strategy to achieve company goals related to transaction monitoring
Work with internal partners to support new product launches and expansion plans
Develop policies and procedures for AML transaction supervising life cycle, including reviews of scenario validation, segmentation, and optimization tools

About You

Familiarity in implementing, testing, or evaluating the performance of financial crime and compliance systems
Consistent record of strong quantitative testing and statistical analysis techniques as it pertains to BSA/AML models, including name similarity matching, classification accuracy testing, unsupervised/supervised machine learning, neural networks, fuzzy logic matching, decision trees, etc
Experience talking to banking regulators and enforcement staff
Thorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework
Demonstrated ability to run multiple projects simultaneously
Validated managerial skills vital to successfully administer core support and critical regulatory relationship function within a diverse organization and effectively coordinate between multiple businesses and support units
The ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff, management, directors, and prudential regulators
Ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work
Experience of leading the NY DFS Part 504 Final Rule
You enjoy working with other business functions and making sure you’re heard
You’re enthusiastic about collaborating in the development of cutting edge AI tools and technology (e.g. deep learning, CNN etc)
You have a strong appetite for the Fintech domain
You’re familiar with control environments and their challenges
Ideally, you have previous experience in project management
You’re a proactive person and have a good sense of organization

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What we stand for

At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.

#Aspire

We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.

#Excel

We don’t stop at ‘good’ here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.

#Unite

We’re proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

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More about Checkout.com

Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities

We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use.

Our clients come from all over the world — and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.

When you join our team, we’ll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We’d love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us.

We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.