FIU Analyst

Payoneer, New York, US

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FIU Analyst

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Payoneer’s mission is to empower businesses to go beyond – beyond borders, limits and expectations. In today’s digital world, Payoneer enables any business of any size from anywhere to access new economic opportunities by making it possible to transact as easily globally as they do locally.

Payoneer’s digital platform streamlines global commerce for millions of small businesses, marketplaces and enterprises from 200 countries and territories.  Leveraging its robust technology, compliance, operations and banking infrastructure, Payoneer delivers a suite of services that includes cross-border payments, working capital, tax solutions, merchant services and risk management.  Powering growth for customers ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs in emerging markets to the world’s leading digital brands like Airbnb, Amazon, Google and Upwork, Payoneer makes global commerce easy and secure.  

What you’ll do:

The FIU (SAR/STR) Analyst will be part of the New York Compliance team and report directly to the FIU Team Lead. The FIU team handles all cases escalated by the Risk Investigations team, covering global reporting requirements. The FIU Analyst will review and investigate cases escalated by the Risk Investigations team to fully identify if any Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Fraud, Tax Evasion, etc. typologies are evident.

As a member of the FIU Team this employee will be providing direct support to the FIU Team Lead, as delegated.

  • Write and review Suspicious Activity Reports to be transmitted to FinCEN and other applicable agencies, globally;
  • Keep up with regulatory updates and assist in identifying new trends and evolving AML typologies to assure quality reporting;
  • Ensure accurate and thorough recordkeeping / retention of logs and back-up documentation reflecting outcome of reviews (decision to create or not create a Suspicious Activity Report);
  • Propose procedure and investigation enhancements to improve the quality of SAR/STR investigations;
  • Support data requests relevant to regulatory, testing and audit responses;
  • Ad-Hoc Projects.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent (CAMS, CFCS certifications or equivalent);
  • Relevant work experience within Financial Crimes Investigations / Suspicious Activity Reporting - Minimum one year of SAR/STR writing experience;
  • Prior FinTech or payments experience is not required but a plus;
  • Strong research, analytical and skills; investigative skills, including familiarity with public record research and database tools;
  • A comprehensive understanding of relevant regulatory requirements regulations;
  • Ability to multi-task with strong attention to quality and detail;
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information;
  • Strong communication and writing skills;
  • Proficiency Microsoft Office skills, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.;
  • Eligible to work/live in NYC.

What we offer:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance (individual plan 100% covered) and FSA
  • 401K with employer match
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and parental leave 
  • Learning and development opportunities  
  • Fun office culture with supportive leadership
  • Exciting social events, including happy hours, birthday celebrations, and Friday lunches
  • Community engagement opportunities
  • Relaxed dress code

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About Payoneer

About us Payoneer is an easy, secure, and cost-effective way for companies of all sizes to pay people and businesses throughout the world. Since 2005, Payoneer has provided companies with multiple ways to transfer payments, including prepaid debit MasterCard® cards, deposits to local banks worldwide and payments to local e-wallets. Award-winning Payoneer has quickly become an innovator in the field of online payment solutions with thousands of companies and more than a million payees worldwide. Payoneer is a leading mass-payout company that provides solutions to enable both Fortune 100 companies as well as small businesses to make payments to 210 countries around the world.

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