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Risk & Operational Compliance Analyst

Cork, Country: Ireland
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Risk Operations & Compliance Analyst

At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

Our Risk and Compliance functions are a cornerstone of our business and we are seeking an experienced Risk Operations and Compliance analyst to ensure the company adheres to internal policies, local jurisdiction financial service laws, and other applicable regulatory requirements.

As an innovative online money transmitter, Remitly is growing rapidly while maintaining high customer service, performance and compliance standards. Remitly is a licensed financial services company in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, and Ireland. Each of these jurisdictions requires, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing program. In this role, the Compliance Analyst will be responsible for helping to detect suspicious transactions and auditing risk processes.

The ideal applicant for this role will have previous work experience within the online financial services industry and will be comfortable in an exciting and fast-paced start-up environment This role is based in our new office in Cork, Ireland.

What you'll be doing:

This role will be primarily responsible for investigating suspicious activity, filing regulatory reports if needed, and working upstream with internal tools teams to systematically eliminate unwanted activity from the Remitly platform.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • As a Payments Institution licensed by the Central Bank of Ireland, Remitly is required by regulation to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs). The incumbent will work closely with the Compliance Officer to identify and submit SAR reports within internal service guidelines and government-mandated timelines
  • Evaluate internal reports and related filters to confirm Remitly is actively monitoring its customer base for compliance with the terms of its user agreement
  • Lead periodic AML risk assessments and assist in the implementation of needed corrective actions
  • Work across teams to help build and maintain compliant products, systems, and tools
  • Assist Compliance Officer with projects on an ad-hoc basis
  • Assist operations and risk teams with enhancing and developing governance and risk programs


  • Experience with AML, CTF, KYC and other government-driven policies
  • Substantive knowledge of applicable compliance issues and requirements
  • Substantive understanding of payments products, services, and operations
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to recognize non-obvious patterns and devise solutions for complex issues directly affecting the customer experience
  • Team player capable of learning and sharing knowledge in a global team environment
  • CAMS or BSA/AML certifications are a plus
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience either overseeing or directly contributing to operational

compliance programs

  • Direct experience in either e-commerce, banking or payments processor industries.

Who We Are:

Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring over $5 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia to loved ones throughout the world. The company's proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC), Naspers' PayU, Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders' Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. For more information, visit

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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