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Risk Operations and Compliance Analyst

| Seattle

At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

We are seeking an experienced Risk Operations and Compliance Analyst to ensure the company adheres to internal policies, local jurisdiction banking laws and other applicable regulatory requirements. The ideal applicant for this role will have previous work experience within the online financial services industry and familiarity with working in a 24/7 customer support environment. The successful candidate will be analytical and capable of succeeding in a fast-paced team environment.

As an innovative online money transmitter, Remitly is growing rapidly while maintaining high customer service, performance and compliance standards. Remitly is registered as a Money Services Business in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia; and licensed by multiple U.S. state banking agencies. Each of these jurisdictions require, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering program. In this role, the Compliance Analyst will be responsible for helping to detect suspicious transactions and auditing risk processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • As a Money Services Business, Remitly is required by regulation to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs). The incumbent will work closely with the Compliance Officer to identify and submit SAR reports within internal service guidelines and government-mandated timelines
  • Evaluate internal reports and related filters to confirm Remitly is actively monitoring its customer base for compliance with the terms of its user agreement
  • Lead periodic AML risk assessments and assist in the implementation of needed corrective actions
  • Work across teams to help build and maintain compliant products, systems and tools
  • Conduct AML training for new employees and existing employees as needed in specific compliance related areas
  • Assist Chief Compliance Officer with projects on an ad-hoc basis
  • Assist operations and risk teams with enhancing and developing governance and risk programs
  • Work on assigned tasks and/or projects relating to operational efficiency and control optimization

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be based in Seattle, WA.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience either overseeing or directly contributing to operational compliance programs
  • Direct experience in either e-commerce, banking or payments processor industries
  • Experience with BSA, AML, KYC and other government-driven policies
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to recognize non-obvious patterns and devise solutions for complex issues directly affecting the customer experience
  • Team player capable of learning and sharing knowledge in a global team environment
  • Proven ability to work in fast paced dynamic environments where decisions are made without compromising on customer experience and financial losses
  • Demonstrate flexibility to work overtime hours based on business needs
  • Bachelor's degree; CAMS or BSA/AML certifications are a plus

Who we are:

Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring over $6 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia to loved ones throughout the world. The company’s proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Naspers’ PayU, Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. For more information, visit remitly.com.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Remitly is an eVerify Employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Remitly is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location.

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
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