Senior Specialist, AML Compliance (Know Your Customer)
Western Union Processing Lithuania, UAB
Senior Specialist, AML Compliance (Know Your Customer)
Western Union Processing Lithuania, UAB
Senior Specialist, AML Compliance (Know Your Customer)
Western Union Processing Lithuania, UAB

Senior Specialist, AML Compliance (Know Your Customer)

Western Union Processing Lithuania, UAB

Senior Specialist, AML Compliance (Know Your Customer) – Vilnius, Lithuania 

Are you looking to play an impactful role in helping combat financial crime? How about bringing your skills to an evolving business that is committed to making financial services accessible to people everywhere? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then join Western Union as a Senior Specialist, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance.


Western Union powers your pursuit. 

In this role, you will operate within the Know Your Customer team (KYC) of the Global Operations organization. As a Senior Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in investigating customer cases requiring enhanced due diligence. This includes reviewing and understanding the customer behavior, their relationship with counterparties, economic profile, as well as identification and resolution of any potential suspicious activity. 


Role Responsibilities 

  • Follow prescriptive guidelines and company procedures regarding enhanced customer due diligence investigations. 

  • Perform in-depth analysis of customer activities that undergo enhanced due diligence. 

  • Investigate and research the alerted activity using Western Union systems, public and non-public available databases and records, and form further actions for the customer, which can include approval, interdiction, request for an interview, request for additional information and/or documents, if necessary. 

  • Formulate reasonable explanation for the flagged activities, considering pertinent factors such as customer economic profile, relationship with associated counterparties and purpose for money transfers. 

  • Make independent case decisions based on company policies and procedures. Clearly document findings and the rationale behind decisions made on each case. Escalate specific cases to Western Union stakeholders or other investigative groups as applicable. 

  • Actively contribute to the team's knowledge base by sharing insights and experiences. 

  • Support the AML Compliance team to ensure adherence to compliance requirements.  


Role Requirements 

  • 2+ years of working experience in any of the following: Bank Secrecy Act, AML Compliance, general and/or risk-based compliance. Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics or related discipline is preferred.

  • Good knowledge of AML risks, typologies, and red flags as well as experience in conducting public database research.

  • Capability to identify compliance risks and escalate when appropriate. 

  • Ability to interview customers when necessary. 

  • Demonstrated analytical, investigative, problem-solving skills with high attention to detail. 

  • Working knowledge of MS Office, especially strong MS Excel skills.

  • Fluency in English with strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Experience making independent work-related decisions together with high level of autonomy. 

  • Team player with strong collaborative skills.  


We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.

Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities. Were a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.


Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.



The monthly gross base salary range is 1708 - 3008 EUR. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. This role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus that aligns with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies.



You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few (https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the below benefits specific to your location and note that your recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.


Your Lithuania specific benefits include: 

  • Private Health Insurance (3 options)

  • Life & Accident Insurance

  • Additional days off

  • Wide variety of discounts and special offers

  • Volunteering activities

  • Referral program


Western Union values in-person collaboration, learning, and ideation whenever possible. We believe this creates value through common ways of working and supports the execution of enterprise objectives which will ultimately help us achieve our strategic goals. By connecting face-to-face, we are better able to learn from our peers, problem-solve together, and innovate.


Our Hybrid Work Model categorizes each role into one of three categories. Western Union has determined the category of this role to be Hybrid. This is defined as a flexible working arrangement that enables employees to divide their time between working from home and working from an office location. The expectation is to work from the office a minimum of three days a week.


We are passionate about diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.





Estimated Job Posting End Date:


This application window is a good-faith estimate of the time that this posting will remain open. This posting will be promptly updated if the deadline is extended or the role is filled.

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    Vilnius, Vilniaus apskritis, Lietuva
    J. Balčikonio g. 9, Vilnius 08314


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Western Union is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, Western Union helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of more than 8,000 employees who are committed to helping move money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

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