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Compliance Manager, Risk and Compliance Operations


Ready to take your compliance career in a new direction? We are looking for a compliance leader who specializes in AML/CFT risk management to join the Amazon Payments compliance team.

We are looking for a candidate with demonstrated experience in financial services risk management operations, and specifically with knowledge in the practical application of AML risk controls and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives. Contribute directly with business owners, Compliance managers, and technical teams to drive compliance initiatives globally while possibly leading matrix teams, direct and/or indirect reports across multiple compliance programs.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead team charged with Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions compliance programs for Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings, a Singapore payments business, specifically for management of escalations arising from sanctions, transaction monitoring, and on boarding operations and associated internal and external reporting
  • Analyze and deep dive transaction data and team investigative metrics to identify and mitigate program and operational risk
  • Author or contribute to operational reports, including metric analysis and interpretation
  • Earn trust with Compliance Managers and Senior Leadership as POC for AML programs in SG
  • Refresh risk tolerance across multiple regulated programs, prioritize controls, execute mechanisms and coordinate work streams across global teams
  • Maintain AML program documentation, including policies, procedures, and record-keeping
  • Participate in the design and delivery of AML training programs, large and small in scale, including coaching and mentoring of direct and indirect reports
  • Identify, escalate, and participate in addressing policy and program exceptions
  • Set and balance individual and team goals to be contributory to department and organizational goals, headcount planning, and crafting development plans to support individual career advancement
  • Promote a collaborative culture of compliance, providing AML subject matter expertise to direct and indirect reports, operations, and product teams


Qualifications & Candidate Profile:

  • BA/BS, professional certification such as CAMS, CRCM, or CRP (or willingness/ability to obtain)
  • 3-5 years of prior experience in AML/sanctions risk management
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, ability to translate complex AML issues for consumption by internal and external audiences at all levels
  • Relentless drive for results, even in ambiguous and fast-paced environments
  • Minimum 3 years people management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge the status-quo and champion best-in-class solutions and problem solving
  • Able to work independently and continually calibrate priorities with minimal supervision
  • Proven record of accomplishment of implementing scalable compliance solutions (technology, procedures, processes, etc.) in a regulated environment
  • Ability to execute projects requiring cross-organizational alignment and prioritization


Preferred qualifications:

  • Payments or e-commerce background
  • Strong people management experience

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