Compliance Officer (Swedish Speaker) - Vilnius, Lithuania

Are you passionate about preventing money laundering and other criminal activity? Are you interested in being part of a cutting-edge compliance team? In this role, every day brings a new story. Join Western Union as a Compliance Officer.


Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.


Better requires process discipline and simplification

We are looking for a passionate candidate to fill in our Compliance Officer position.

Here are the main responsibilities for the role:

  • Performing onsite and/or offsite AML/CTF/Anti-Fraud Compliance program reviews of prospect, new, and existing Agents of Western Union, and its affiliates.

  • You will need to provide support and training to Western Union Agents to implement an effective AML/CTF and anti-fraud Compliance program.

  • You will be evaluating controls both internally and with our agent partners through analysis and support them in delivering the compliance programs.

  • We will need you to escalate compliance-related risk matters diligently and in a timely manner.

  • You will assist your team in the overall development of AML programs, especially related to back-office tasks and initiatives.

  • You will be implementing policies and procedures and working closely with the global agent oversight and regional compliance teams who will help you achieve consistency.


For such a significant role, we require you to have:

  • Fluency in English and Swedish languages (oral and written).

  • A few years of experience within the AML or Compliance field.

  • In addition, we require you to have experience communicating with clients/customers (preferably face to face or by phone) and the ability to manage challenging situations.

  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to understand laws and regulations related to AML/CTF and Anti-Fraud policies and procedures.

  • Traveling flexibility up to 40%, adjusted based on business needs.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (oral and written).

  • Ability to work independently and have strong time management skills.

  • Proficiency with all common Office programs such as: MS Excel, Word, Outlook (but not limited to). Understanding of appropriate regional and global Money Services Business (MSB) regulatory requirements, the Bank Secrecy Act, and their effect on our business will make you stand out.

  • Driving license (preferably valid in the EU) will be an advantage.


Join us, and let’s connect the world

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.


We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.


We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.



The annual gross base salary range is 18,299 – 28,784 EUR. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. This role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! The Recruiter will share other benefits specific to your location and role during the interview process.


Job restrictions

You have to work from Lithuania

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  • English
  • Very good
  • Italian
  • Very good
  • Romanian
  • Very good
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About company

Working at Western Union Lithuania means being a part of a multicultural community that connects people across the globe by moving money for better. We are an innovator in financial services and one of the biggest employers in Lithuania. By joining us, you will be a part of our Centre of Excellence, where you can choose from a variety of roles, drive innovative business solutions, and develop new ways to send money through multiple channels. If having opportunities to learn and work with global projects from cosy Vilnius inspires you, we would love to have you onboard and #BeAsBigAsTheWorld together! Read more