PayPal Compliance Manager, ERC in Moscow, Russia

Compliance Manager, ERCin Moscowat PayPal

Date Posted: 6/22/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 6/22/2017

  • Job ID: R0017152

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s nearly 200 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies

Every day at PayPal, we are changing the way the world does business by challenging the status quo, innovating and enabling business between millions of people across the globe. What we do at PayPal has never been done before and it has a tremendous impact! We build BIG and NEW products to drive worldwide commerce. Be it the next mobile payments solution, or a high availability money movement platform, we solve problems on a scale you just can't find elsewhere. PayPal continues to push the boundaries of technology by investing in individuals who passionately believe in the potential of innovative technologies that make up a global market places

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Compliance Manager reports directly to the Head of Enterprise Risk and Compliance Russia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis of customer and transactional data, development of key indicators for enhancement of compliance control in all applicable areas/processes;

  • Keep ongoing monitoring and compliance control over existing and new products, gap-testing, its compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements, including AML, currency control, etc, work on plans for remediation of identified gaps, control its progress;

  • Monitor regulatory requirements changes, initiate necessary improvements in existing processes, control progress of its implementation;

  • Support in compliance project management, including development of technical requirements, planning, tracking of progress and management reporting;

  • Provide compliance thought and solution to business initiatives and business expansion projects;

  • Perform enhanced due diligence and onsite review of high-risk merchants and partners in Russia;

  • Customer complaints handling, drafting respective formal responses to regulator in case of request referring to customer’s activity and/or complaint;

  • Keep ownership of compliance risks, including identification, assessment, setting up controls, monitoring, issue management and keep tracking in systems (OpenPages);

  • Cooperate with global teams on compliance-related issues;

  • Risk-manager back-up in case of his/her absence;

  • Other duties and responsibilities in compliance.

Knowledge, Qualification:

  • Higher education legal, economic or IT;

  • Experienced in Compliance/AML or risk management, knowledge of IT systems as well as SQL language and project management skills is a benefit;

  • Knowledge of financial market in Russia, as well as the international financial markets;

  • Excellent analytical skills, written and verbal communication skills to build internal networks within the team and wider firm, attention to details and analytical skills are essential;

  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different view points;Demonstrate initiative, assertiveness and ownership of responsibilities;

  • High level of professionalism, self-motivation and sense of urgency in performing job responsibilities;

  • Excellent problem-solving skills;

  • English – Upper-Intermediate and above.

Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.