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Analyst, LOD1 Financial Crime Holds

Sendwave

Sendwave

IT, Accounting & Finance
Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

About Zepz

Zepz is the group powering two leading global remittance brands: WorldRemit and Sendwave. Since 2010, we have been disrupting an industry previously dominated by offline legacy players with our relentless focus on reducing the cost of remittances and increasing safety and convenience for our users. Every day, our people work to unlock the prosperity of cross-border communities through finance and technology - driven by our vision of a world that celebrates migrants’ impact on prosperity, at home and abroad.

Our brands helped cross-border communities send over $15bn from 50 countries to recipients in 130 countries in 2022. We operate over 5,000 money transfer corridors worldwide and employ over 1,000 people globally. Zepz is a remote-first employer, with team members located across six continents.


Our vision is to create a world that celebrates migrants’ impact on prosperity, at home and abroad. Our purpose is to unlock the prosperity of cross-border communities through finance and technology.


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Our Commitments:

  1. We act like owners - We are relentlessly delivering for our users and spending money thoughtfully.
  2. We embrace embarrassing honesty - We function best when we're open and honest with one another — especially about our challenges and doubts.
  3. We have a bias to action - We get to first outcomes quickly, iterate and learn.
  4. We strive to be better - We may make mistakes, but always learn from them.
  5. We are inclusive - to better reflect and serve our users.

About the role:

The Analyst, Financial Crime Holds is responsible for the transaction monitoring, fraud investigation, and flagging of any suspicious activities that violate any of the regulatory requirements.

Reporting to the Team Manager - LOD1 Financial Crime Holds, you will:

  • Responsible for reviewing transactions and conducting research for possible fraudulent activity
  • Conduct extensive profiling of clients to identify any risks on any inappropriate usage of Zepz platform and/or related to money laundering or Financing of terrorism and appropriately flag them.
  • Conduct adverse media screening to check for criminal activities or political affiliations and apply risk analysis to evaluate the integrity risk of the customer
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven abilities in communicating with other parts of the business such as Compliance, Customer Support, and Operations
  • Onboarding of the customer by verification of the identity of the customer through standard KYC check per sending country regulations.
  • Review, cancel/release, escalate fraud holds, KYC holds, and sanctions holds

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience at working in Compliance and/or Fraud in an international banking or payments environment
  • Knowledge of dealing with customer enhanced due diligence and screening, live transaction monitoring, post-transaction monitoring, and suspicious activity investigation
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work creatively with strong problem solving skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and demands
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and planning skills
  • Customer-oriented with proven ability to establish productive working relationships with clients, staff and management at all levels
  • Must be keen to Detail
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Sound decision-making skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field from a four-year college or university with less than one year of relevant experience preferred
  • This role requires you to be fully flexible with shift patterns, working on holidays and on weekends, and working on site

What we offer you:

Please note that the benefits below will apply to Full-time roles.

We have five core benefits for our talent in the US, UK, Philippines, Poland, and South Africa. If you're not in one of those regions, don’t worry - the Talent team can let you know what is available for you specifically:

  • Unlimited Annual Leave: Most Zepz team members are eligible for unlimited annual leave. Colleagues in customer-facing roles, receive a competitive holiday allowance and four recharge days a year. Feel free to make the most of your time off and maintain a healthy work-life balance!

  • Private Medical Cover: ​​You can opt-in to a Private Medical Insurance scheme. This provides you with access to thorough medical coverage, so you can feel confident in your health and well-being.

  • Retirement: We offer pension schemes to help you plan for and secure your future.

  • Life Assurance: Life assurance is available to give you peace of mind and protect your loved ones in case of the unexpected.

  • Parental Leave: We offer competitive parental leave schemes to ensure you are spending as much quality time with your new bundle of joy as possible.

We are also remote-first as an organisation, offering flexibility for you to work where you need to be most productive. In many locations, we have workspaces, which you can use as you desire. Most roles in the Philippines are predominately office-based, with this we offer free meals for those 100% on-site.

In addition to the above, you will discover that we have a range of secondary perks (such as the cycle-to-work scheme and employee discounts) depending on your location, to help you thrive at Zepz!

Why choose Zepz?

  • Our team of over 1,000 employees is fully distributed across the world. We are working from coffee shops, homes, and co-working spaces — making us one of the larger fully distributed growth-stage startups in the world but we also offer workspace in our talent cluster locations - spaces we can meet, collaborate and connect.

  • We are proud parents, community organizers, farmers, band members, yoga teachers, YouTube influencers, former Olympians, and serial entrepreneurs.

  • We collectively speak over twenty languages, including Akuapem, Amharic, Bengali, Ewe, Fante, Ga, Igbo, Kalenjin, Luganda, Oromo, Somali, Swahili, Wolof, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish.

  • At Zepz, embodying our commitments binds us together. We are collectively passionate about striving to achieve our vision and purpose - to continue to provide the best service to our users.

Ready to Apply?

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If interested, please submit your resume along with a cover letter (optional), highlighting why your experience demonstrates you meet the requirements of the role. Please also indicate the countries in which you have work authorization.

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Zepz is a place where everyone can thrive.

So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, and if at all you might need any form of support to make the process as comfortable as possible, please let us know and give us a shot by applying. We want you to be excited to wake up to make an impact every day.