AML Investigation & Reporting Team Lead

  • Nuvei
  • Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 11/06/2024
Full time Forex Fintech Compliance Legal

Job Description


WE ARE NUVEI. Nuvei (NASDAQ: NVEI) (TSX: NVEI) the Canadian fintech company accelerating the business of clients around the world. Nuvei's modular, flexible and scalable technology allows leading companies to accept next-gen payments, offer all payout options and benefit from card issuing, banking, risk and fraud management services. Connecting businesses to their customers in more than 200 markets, with local acquiring in 47 markets, 150 currencies and 586 alternative payment methods, Nuvei provides the technology and insights for customers and partners to succeed locally and globally with one integration.

At Nuvei, we live our core values, and we thrive on solving complex problems. We're dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service. We are always looking for exceptional talent to join us on the journey!

Your mission:
As an AML Investigation & Reporting Team Lead  you will be responsible for leading a team of Investigations & Reporting Analysts / Specialists, responsible for conducting investigations and retrospective transaction monitoring to detect and prevent financial crimes, including money laundering and terrorist financing.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage a team of skilled specialists who conduct in-depth case investigations, dive into transaction details, customer data, perform comprehensive media checks and recommend on filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) providing direction, support, and guidance;
  • Ensure timely retrospective transaction and behavior monitoring in compliance with the KYC, AML, and CTF programs, processes, and instructions of the Company;
  • Ensure timely and accurate detection, investigation, and reporting of suspicious activities related to money laundering and terrorist financing;
  • Desk references and other procedures writing/review and update;
  • Monitor internal systems in order to ensure their effectiveness;
  • Engage and cooperate with key stakeholders (Compliance, Product, Operations) to create, shape, and implement cutting-edge solutions and recommendations, fostering a culture of continuous improvement in our processes, procedures and policies;
  • Participate in internal and external audits, application processes and other outside the Company related communications upon direct manager request;
  • Be proactive in knowing legislation changes, regulatory recommendations and industry best practices on AML/CTF, KYC, client onboarding, PEP and sanction screening.

 Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Proven leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a team of investigators;
  • Strong knowledge of AML laws, regulations, and compliance requirements, with experience in interpreting and applying regulatory guidance;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate findings to stakeholders;
  • Proficient English and Lithuanian (both written and verbal);
  • High ethical standards, a strong sense of responsibility and commitment to results.

Monthly salary from 3000 Eur (gross before taxes).
 Specific salary is offered based on competence, work experience, and compliance with other job requirements.

  • Monthly LIDL or WOLT food allowance;
  • Hybrid working model;
  • 2.5 additional days of annual leave a quarter, when the company hits quarterly targets;
  • Private Health Insurance;
  • 1-month Workcation;
  • Cool & modern penthouse office in Vilnius city;
  • Annual bonus depending on company & individual results;
  • Space for personal & professional growth, trainings, giving back to community activities;
  • Office perks, great atmosphere, company events & a lot more to explore.

 Nuvei is an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates collaboration and innovation and is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. The team at Nuvei is comprised of a wealth of talent, skill, and ambition. We believe that employees are happiest when they're empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can't wait to meet you.