FinCrime Risk Analyst - Wise Platform

76k annually
  1. Operations
  2. Austin

Company Description

Wise is a global technology company, building the best way to move and manage the world’s money. Min fees. Max ease. Full speed.

Whether people and businesses are sending money to another country, spending abroad, or making and receiving international payments, Wise is on a mission to make their life easier and save them money.

As part of our team, you will be helping us create an entirely new network for the world's money. For everyone, everywhere. More about our mission.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Financial Crime Risk Analyst to join our team in Austin, Texas. 

Wise Platform’s Financial Crime Compliance Team is looking for a risk analyst to help monitor the financial crime risks of its integrated partners. This will involve monitoring observations and anomalies in risk, while working directly with partners as well as Wise’s adjacent sales and compliance teams. grow, lead, and scale the growth of Wise’s strategic partners. 

You will develop an in-depth understanding of Wise Platform and foster relationships with teams across the organisation as you work to help stakeholders understand fincrime risk exposure and implement strategies to mitigation. You will be a key individual in maintaining good relationships with our partners to ensure compliance integrity is continuously maintained. 

What You'll Actually Do!

You will be an analyst within Wise Platform’s Risk Monitoring Team:

  • Perform ongoing monitoring for Wise’s strategic partners in line with established processes that involves assessing consumer and business documentation for quality on an ongoing and regular basis;

  • Be responsible for your assigned partners and manage communication and findings to account managers, partners, and other stakeholders;

  • Keep up to date with updates and changes in Wise’s process and internal risk-based approaches to KYC/CDD/EDD;

  • Document findings and escalate concerns to relevant compliance teams, leads, and account managers where and when relevant;

  • Drive calls with partners  to answer queries, relay decisions, and discuss paths forward to facilitate growth;

  • Monitor the financial crime metrics of a partner’s customer-base on an ongoing basis to ensure the partner’s customer-base remains within risk-appetite; when/where it doesn’t, follow proper protocol to document, address, and escalate findings and identify solutions with relevant stakeholders;

  • Develop and maintain close relationships with Wise Platform’s product, account, and implementation managers, as well as product, regulatory, and financial crime compliance teams as a subject matter expert on partner ongoing monitoring;

  • Manage the ongoing reputational and adverse media monitoring of integrated partners, review and document findings, address, escalate, and work with internal and external stakeholders to find solutions.

  • Work across Wise Platform teams, participating in plannings and other relevant team meetings and events;

  • Undertake ad hoc team projects as needed.


  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language (additional languages are a plus);

  • Excellent cross-team communication with an ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders;

  • Able to defend and evidence risk-based risk-based decisions cross-team as well as to external parties;

  • Able to multi-task and take responsibility in challenging situations;

  • Keen eye for detail and are able to extrapolate risk based on partner provided information and documentation;

  • Punctual, independent, proactive and willing to get things done;

  • Motivated and accountable with the ability to self-organise in the absence of day-to-date instruction;

  • 2+ years of experience in AML or related financial crime roles, with a minimum of 1 year of experience in managing the onboarding of enterprise level business relationships;

  • Able to synthesise complex requests from multiple parties into tangible deliverables within tight deadlines.

Additional Information





For everyone, everywhere. We're people building money without borders  — without judgement or prejudice, too. We believe teams are strongest when they are diverse, equitable and inclusive.

We're proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.
Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to contribute towards our mission and able to progress in their careers.

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