Airwallex (HK)

Airwallex - Transactions Monitoring Lead

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Transactions Monitoring Lead
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About Us

Founded in 2015, Airwallex is a global payments fintech transforming the way businesses move and manage money domestically and internationally, headquartered in Hong Kong. In today’s fast-changing digital era, our purpose is to empower businesses of all sizes to grow in their own markets and around the world, and by doing so, contribute to the global economy. To achieve our mission, we have built a proprietary global financial infrastructure platform that offers extensive coverage across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies. Our platform enables businesses operating globally to transact, collect and pay in any foreign currency without the constraints of the current global financial system. In just five years since we were founded, Airwallex has grown to become one of Hong Kong’s fintech unicorns and a well-funded international technology leader backed by world-leading investors.

Who we're looking for

Reporting to the Head of Operations, this newly created role will own Hong Kong’s Transaction Monitoring operations and is expected to drive standards in transaction monitoring though the completion of TM risk assessments, rules, segmentation and profiling to ensure our current and future customers have a seamless experience with Airwallex. We expect you to have strong attention to detail and an excellent understanding of AML/CTF related functions.

What you will be doing
  • Understand the regulatory landscape and compliance requirements to further improve our investigations and rules.
  • Analyse and investigate patterns and trends.
  • Manage SLAs and deadlines to meet team and company goals.
  • Point of escalation and responsible for stakeholder management.
  • Conduct investigation on suspicious transactions.
  • Ensure adherence to local and Global Compliance policies and procedures.
Who you are
Who you are
  • A natural leader - You have strong leadership skills that enable you to influence and motivate those around you.
  • Extremely curious - Your analytical skills are second to none and excel gets you excited.
  • Process Driven - You enjoy following and creating procedures to ensure an efficient and well-documented process.
  • A team player - But you enjoy working independently as much as you enjoy working with a team.
  • A master prioritiser - You use your sound judgement to assess all of the tasks at hand and make the decision on the order in which you complete each task.
  • You have an investigative nature - you know when to dive a little deeper to get to the bottom of a problem and solve it. You ask the right questions and make risk-based decisions.
  • Analytical by nature - You are driven by curiosity to get to the bottom of things and solve problems.
What you'll bring
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • People leadership experience.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Compliance experience - specifically with Sanctions/AML
  • Understanding of Hong Kong regulations within Compliance
  • The willingness to learn new Compliance processes and develop skills at a fast pace.
  • Experience working in a global environment is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in FinTech or start-up experience is strongly preferred.

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