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Manager - Legal Compliance



Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

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Manager - Legal Compliance JOB DESCRIPTION
Manager – Legal Compliance – Mastercard Transaction Services
Job Title: Manager – Legal Compliance
Company: Mastercard Transaction Services (MTS)
Location: Pune, India
Position Type: Full-time
Job Description:
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Compliance Transaction Monitoring and Sanction Screening Manager to lead our team in Pune, India. The successful candidate will oversee a team of 20-25 employees responsible for transaction monitoring and sanction screening activities to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and mitigate risks associated with financial transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

• Team Leadership: Provide strong leadership and guidance to the Transaction Monitoring and Sanction Screening team, fostering a culture of compliance, excellence, and collaboration.
• Strategy and Planning: Develop and implement effective strategies and action plans to enhance transaction monitoring and sanction screening processes, aligning with regulatory standards and organizational objectives.
• Operational Oversight: Oversee day-to-day operations of transaction monitoring and sanction screening activities, ensuring timely and accurate identification of suspicious transactions and individuals/entities on sanction lists.
• Risk Management: Identify and assess potential risks associated with transaction monitoring and sanction screening processes and implement appropriate controls and measures to mitigate such risks.
• Regulatory Compliance: Stay abreast of regulatory developments and updates related to transaction monitoring, sanction screening, and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance, ensuring alignment with applicable laws and regulations.
• Technology and Innovation: Collaborate with internal stakeholders to leverage technology and innovation in optimizing transaction monitoring and sanction screening processes, driving efficiency and effectiveness.
• Reporting and Analytics: Develop and maintain comprehensive reporting mechanisms and analytics to monitor the effectiveness of transaction monitoring and sanction screening activities and provide insights to senior management.
• Training and Development: Provide training and development opportunities to team members to enhance their knowledge and skills in transaction monitoring, sanction screening, and regulatory compliance.
• Master’s degree in finance, Business Administration, or related field; advanced degree or professional certifications (e.g., CAMS, CFCS) preferred.
• Proven experience (7+ years) in compliance, AML, or risk management roles within the financial services industry, with specific expertise in transaction monitoring and sanction screening.
• Demonstrated leadership experience, including managing and developing teams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
• Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and industry best practices related to transaction monitoring, sanction screening, and AML compliance.
• Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and trends and make informed decisions.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels.
• Proficiency in relevant software applications and tools used for transaction monitoring and sanction screening.
Why Join Us:
• Opportunity to work with a global leader in payment solutions committed to integrity, innovation, and excellence.
• Competitive compensation and benefits package.
• Career growth and development opportunities in a collaborative and dynamic work environment.
Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.