PayPal German Brand Risk Management Investigator in Dundalk, Ireland

German Brand Risk Management Investigatorin Dundalkat PayPal

Date Posted: 10/11/2017

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  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 10/11/2017

  • Job ID: R0023681

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

Do you have a passion for conducting investigations and analyzing financial activity? Do you want to join a company that will give you industry leading training, cutting edge technology and access to worldwide, world-class customers? Join PayPal’s Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Security team!

As a Brand Risk Investigator I, you will be a member of PayPal’s Global Financial Crimes and Compliance Investigations Organization (GFCCI) tasked with ensuring that activity within the PayPal system is compliant with Anti-Money Laundering regulations and guidelines as well as PayPal’s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). PayPal’s AUP dictates the type of commerce activity that PayPal permits its users to engage in on the company’s platform. You will exercise independent judgment and discretion handling highly sensitive casework, take appropriate action on violating accounts and develop and prepare timely suspicious activity reports to Regulatory agencies, as necessary.

In this role, you will investigate customer transaction activity across multiple products and platforms to ensure that customer activity falls within acceptable parameters established by PayPal’s governing bodies including, but not limited to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Your efforts will be conducted in accordance to PayPal’s Ethics and Compliance Standards, and our obligations under all appropriate regulations, such as the Bank Secrecy and USA PATRIOT Acts.

It will be critical for you to stay current with policy changes, seek ways to enhance current processes and controls, be able to effectively communicate and maintain utmost professionalism in your interaction with our customers and partners at all times. Brand Risk Management Investigators will be subject to material which some may consider offensive in performing the essential job duties of this position.

Fluent German and English are required for this role

As a Brand Risk Management Investigator I, your responsibilities include:

  • Applying analytic techniques to complex information sets in order to make logical and effectively supported recommendations on cases, including reporting to Financial Crimes enforcement Network (FinCEN). Such investigation decisions are critical to PayPal’s fiduciary responsibility under the Bank Secrecy Act (Anti-Money Laundering rules) to effectively monitor customer’s activities with regard to detecting and reporting suspicious activity, including the predicate offenses of money laundering and terrorist financing

  • Completing a time-sensitive and exhaustive analysis of each potential violation and/or potential Anti-Money Laundering activity across multiple jurisdictions and countries;

  • Assessment of customer profiles and large amounts of data to ensure normal and expected activity, including Acceptable Use Policy adherence and Know Your Customer efforts;

  • Documenting findings in narrative style format, in the manual and automated process case management system and prepare reports to management as required

  • Regularly exercise good judgment and in making decision or recommendations in relation to case investigations, even when details are ambiguous;

  • Documenting findings in narrative style format, in either the manual and automated process case management system and prepare reports to management as required

Job Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent

  • 6 years’ related experience, with a minimum of 1 years’ experience conducting research and investigations related to Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, Customer/Enhanced Due Diligence investigation or verifications;

  • Proven ability to analyze large amounts of data in order to effectively extract critical information;

  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information accurately, clearly and quickly to all levels;

  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with an attention to detail in investigations, analysis, and writing;

  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints;

  • High level of professionalism, self-motivation and sense of urgency


  • Drive for Results

  • Problem Solving

  • Written Communications


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.