Position Title: FCC Manager

Reporting Line: Head of Operations APAC

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: APAC

Starting Date: ASAP

About Assembly Payments and CurrencyFair

In April 2021, CurrencyFair and Assembly Payments announced we were merging to create a new global financial services group. Assembly Payments, founded in 2013, has been one of the fastest growing fintechs in Australia, with a presence in Singapore, India, Philippines and the US. Specialising in building automated payment workflows,  with APIs, to reduce the complexity of running both traditional and digital-native businesses. CurrencyFair, founded in 2010 and with offices in Ireland, UK, Hong-Kong, Singapore & Australia, is the global cross-border payments fintech that serves individuals and businesses with international payments and currency exchange through their proprietary global platform.  

Our combined business of 170 people, growing to 450 by 2025, is expanding our presence across Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle-East, and North America. We are hiring skilled, motivated & passionate people who want to be part of a new company, a new brand and a new force in financial services. The CurrencyFair brand will continue as the home for consumers and small businesses who want faster, cheaper foreign exchange, while CurrencyFair Enterprise and Assembly Payments will merge, creating a new global brand catering to mid-market and enterprise-level business customers in the world of integrated financial services – including payments, FX, fraud management, reconciliation and much more.

The FCC Team

The Operational FCC Team manages customer onboarding, transaction monitoring, fraud and chargebacks for the company. The team in APAC currently consists of circa 8 people growing substantially in 2022 and beyond.  This teams is part of the Global Operations Team and works closely with the FCC Team in EMEA as well as working closely with Compliance, Customer Experience, Sales and Product.  

Key Responsibilities 

  • Managing the Company’s Operational FCC programme. This involves recommending new tools and reviewing new products for vulnerabilities and proactively collaborating with other teams (Compliance\Data Analytics\Product\Sales etc) to improve performance. 
  • As the manager, you will act as the point of contact for FCC operations and action escalations from your cross functional teammates and action these with the utmost care and attention.
  • Act as a champion for the customer for all FCC related decisions, actions and touchpoint whilst adhering to all regulatory/compliance frameworks.
  • Responsible for ensuring the day to day FCC operational activities and SLAs are consistently met and exceeded. Developing KPIs to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of controls, and taking action to continuously improve KPIs and overall process performance.
  • Handle or resolve complex operational and customers complaints in line with company policy
  • Accountable for the controls within the teams - ensuring that there is a focus on the control environment within the team 
  • Contribute to operational and AML audits and regulatory meetings as required.
  • Engage in one to one meetings with direct reports, coaching team members, point of escalation for the team
  • Reporting to senior management and the business as required.


Mandatory Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years experience within at least one of the following financial crime operational process (business onboarding/CDD, transaction monitoring, fraud detection)
  • Experience in analysing, interrogating, executing and changing business processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment 
  • Experience in working with financial services regulation
  • Relevant professional accreditations
  • A strong sense of professional curiosity and purpose, with a willingness to learn
  • Strong IT skills with ability to analyse data through excel
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience in managing a team

Ideal Additional Skills & Experience

  • Familiarity in Regulatory environment in Australia, Hong Kong or Singapore
  • Strong knowledge of risk management frameworks
  • Strong IT skills with ability to analyse data through excel

In return Assembly and CurrencyFair are offering

  • Global market exposure in an agile & flat organization where your ideas and contributions will have strong impacts on the company’s growth and success. 
  • A company culture with an innovative, inclusive & collaborative mindset where you will learn something new everyday, alongside amazing professionals.  
  • A fun and flexible work environment. Work remotely or in our creative and vibrant offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dublin, India and Manila.
  • Competitive salary packages & benefits while ensuring constant professional development with your line manager & our L&D programs. 

Additional information

Assembly and CurrencyFair are equal opportunity employers committed to creating a diverse environment for its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without bias to education, race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

Learn more about us visit our website www.assemblypayments.com and www.currencyfair.com


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