If you haven’t heard of Wirex, then you’ll now know why we’re recruiting - we’re a fintech secret on the cusp of becoming famous! With a genuinely differentiated product, we’re connecting crypto, currencies and convenience for users around the world - all wrapped in an app and armed with a VISA card that can be used to pay for the tube, swap currencies (digital and fiat), or buy ‘that’ new thing you saw last time you visited the local shopping mall.
Our consumers are many, and everywhere – but we’re looking to build and scale our brand. With 3 product offerings (APAC, NA and Europe) we’re a 24-7 diverse collection of people, from hardcore crypto geeks to people that are just passionate about being in fintech and working on a new way of making payments faster and simpler.
Financial Crime Team Leader
UK - London
We’re Wirex and we’re not like anyone else. Why? Because we always do things our way, before anyone else does them – like creating the first ever debit card that lets you pay with crypto, making it easier for ordinary people to access DeFi-powered savings and setting up the world’s first cryptocurrency rewards scheme.
Our vision is a world in which everyone can enjoy the benefits of digital currency – everything from the power to send money around the world near-instantly without breaking the bank to buying, storing and exchanging 40+ top tokens on a secure, easy-to-use platform at some of the best rates in the industry.
We must be doing something right, because more than 5 million people across 130 countries are helping to change the world by using Wirex.
Are you part of the digital money movement? Do you want to change the way people think about money, forever? If your skills fit our vision and you want to join a company that’s really going places.
The Financial Crime Team Leader role:
The Financial Crime Team Leader role will assist the Senior Financial Crime Manager with leading a team of financial crime analysts within the Global Risk & Compliance Department. As a Team Leader, you will manage the team and provide effective guidance. You will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis, handling team queries relating to HR matters such as sickness, holidays, performance and any other team issues as they arise. You will provide assistance to the team with screening, monitoring, fraud investigations, AML, SARs and any other requests. Additionally, you will enhance and maintain a robust financial crime framework, in partnership with relevant stakeholders, to execute the firm’s strategy in accordance with its risk appetite, regulatory expectations and industry best practices.
Reporting to the Senior Financial Crime Manager, the Team Leader role will be responsible for being the contact point for all team members, so your communication skills should be excellent. You should also be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration.
Main Responsibilities for Financial Crime Team Leader:
Experience / Skills Required for Financial Crime Team Leader:
Wirex Behaviours required for the position
If you have the experience and the knowledge to be successful in this Financial Crime Team Leader role, get in touch, and let’s discuss this exciting next step in your career.
Maybe you don’t meet every single requirement? We invite anyone who shares our passion, vision and demonstrates our company values to apply. Here at Wirex, we embrace unique, we celebrate individuality, and we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re passionate about this role but your previous experience doesn’t quite align with every requirement set out in the job description, we encourage you to apply, you may just be our next Wirexer!
Diversity and Inclusion
We invite applications from anyone who shares our vision and demonstrates our company values. If you have what it takes to perform the role and have the capabilities required that we have listed in the job description, then we want to hear from you.
We embrace unique and are immensely proud of our diverse team and inclusive culture, if you want to be a part of our exciting journey, don't hesitate to apply.
Wirex is a fintech company based in the UK, with R&D centres in Wroclaw, Kyiv and Lviv, and offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Dublin, Vilnius, Zagreb and Singapore.
Our mission is simple - to make traditional money and cryptocurrency equal and accessible to everyone. The Wirex platform helps make this possible by offering secure multicurrency accounts, low-cost currency exchange and one futuristic debit card.
Innovation is at our core. Not only were we the first company in the world to develop a crypto-enabled payment card, but we were also the first to reward customer spending with crypto, thanks to the Cryptoback™ rewards programme.
With more than 4.5 million registered users in 130 countries and territories around the world, we’re constantly expanding – it’s an exciting time to join us!
Our vision is a world in which everyone can enjoy the benefits of digital currency.
Our talented team creates groundbreaking products for retail and corporate customers all over the world. By combining the benefits of blockchain-powered payments with conventional banking infrastructure in a single web-based and mobile application, we give people and businesses unprecedented control over their crypto and traditional currency.
The Wirex platform offers secure accounts for more than 45 digital and traditional currencies, which customers can effortlessly buy, store and exchange, or spend in real life at over 80 million merchants worldwide with their Wirex card.
Wirex employees are: Innovative, Creative, Inquisitive, Entrepreneurial
Wirex employees: are dedicated to giving exceptional service to Wirex customers (external) and stakeholders (internal), are resourceful, solve problems, take the "extra mile" approach in everything they do
Wirex Employees: display integrity at all times, stay compliant with laws and regulations, lead by example, strive for best practice
Wirex employees: work together as one entity, support each other in everything they do, encourage personal growth in their colleagues, unite behind the product