Our Company - Buckzy Payments Inc.
Buckzy has been able to fundamentally transform the global movement of money with its international real-time payments ecosystem.

Buckzy Payments Inc.

Mission: Our mission is to enable customers to send money globally in real-time through a safe, secure and convenient payments ecosystem.

Vision: Our vision is to fundamentally transform the global money movement experience through the creation of a real-time payments ecosystem. 

Investors: Canadian based Mistral Venture Partners and New York based Revel Partners.

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FAQ'S

How can I sign up?

If you have a Canadian bank account, you can sign up for our Buckzy Direct service. There is no registration fee. Create a profile, answer a few easy questions and then you will be able to send money in real-time to anyone in the countries we have enabled. You will also be able to see the foreign exchange rates right up front before your money is sent.

Can I send money internationally from my existing chequing account?

Yes. Use your existing Canadian bank account with any financial services institution. You need to register with Buckzy using your email to start the payment. Then provide the amount you want to send, senders information, information about yourself and your payment information. There is no fee to register and/or send money with Buckzy.

Will I be charged a fee?

No! Buckzy does not charge a transaction fee for sending money internationally and our foreign exchange fees are competitive.

Has my payment been sent to the receiver?

If you have completed an email transfer you will receive a confirmation email stating that your transfer has been sent. You will also receive a confirmation email that the money has reached the receiver. If you have not received a confirmation that the funds have arrived, most likely your recipient hasn’t provided their banking details yet to accept the transfer. Please contact them to do so and follow the instructions within the confirmation email they received. In case of a failed transaction, you will receive an email notification alerting you of the transfer status. If you have any additional questions please contact us at support@buckzy.net.

Why have my funds been returned?

Your funds may be returned due to various reasons, such as: – the recipient bank account information isn’t correct/active – the transaction may not fulfill the international transfer screening requirements, etc. If this happens, you will receive an email containing the reason of failure.

What happens if my money transfer failed?

Your money will be returned to your account and you will receive an email explaining the reason why the transaction was unsuccessful.

I’ve realized that the beneficiary details are wrong. What do I do?

You can change your recipient details or cancel the transaction, if the transfer is not already completed by the receiver. To do this, go to your dashboard, select the transaction and change and/or cancel the transfer from there.

When will my funds arrive?

The transfer will be completed within 5 minutes. If for some reason the money is not delivered within this time frame you will receive a email notification of the reasoning and next steps.

Is my transfer successfully completed?

You will receive an email confirmation to this affect once your transfer has been successfully completed. If for any reason the money has not arrived to the recipient, you will receive an email alert advising you of this and indicating next steps.

Why was my transaction rejected? And then what happens next? Will my transaction be delayed?

Occasionally a transaction may be rejected. This could mean that additional information about the recipient is required to confirm their identity and banking details. You will receive an email with detailed information as to what next steps would be.

Are there limits on how much I can send?

Limits vary based on the regulations of the sending and receiving country.

How do I manage my Buckzy account?

You can make changes to your password, address, phone number and email address by logging into your Buckzy account. To make changes to your account information, first go to Settings Log in to your account. Select “Your Name”.

To change your password

Select “Change password”. Enter your current password. Enter your new password twice. Select “change password” to complete and save your changes.

To change your address

Select “Profile Setting”. Enter your new address. Select “Save details” to complete and save your changes.

To change your phone number and email address

Please contact us at support@buckzy.net.

I can’t log in?

If you have forgot your password, please click on forgot password button and reset your password using the link sent to your email address. If you are still having issues logging in, please contact us at support@buckzy.net.

Does Buckzy Payments have a non-permitted activities policy?

Yes. Prohibited Industries and types of businesses that Buckzy does not engage with directly or indirectly are:

  • Crypto currencies & Digital stored value
  • Counterfeit or unauthorized goods
  • Regulated or illegal products or services
  • Adult content and services
  • Get rich quick schemes
  • Companies that do aggregation of funds
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Pseudo pharmaceuticals
  • Substances designed to mimic illegal drugs
  • Gambling
  • Online weapon Sales
  • Marijuana business
  • Licensed 3rd party Money Service Business
  • Sanctioned businesses
  • Investment & Credit Services
  • Politically Exposed Persons or related businesses
  • Virtual Currency or Stored Value
  • IP infringement regulated or illegal products or services
  • Multi-level Marketing
  • Social media activity related
  • Collection Agencies
  • Payday loan companies
  • Time sharing and Travel tour package services

What corridors will be enabled next for Buckzy Payments?

In 2019, we will be launching in the following countries:

  • China
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • United Kingdom
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Ireland
  • Switzerland
  • Luxembourg
  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Liechtenstein
  • Portugal
  • Austria
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Bangladesh (Select banks)
  • Pakistan (Select banks)
  • Sri Lanka
  • Australia

Careers

About Buckzy Payments Inc. We are a fintech transforming international payments and we are truly passionate about delivering amazing innovation and experiences to our customers. We believe software can truly transform everything we do today, and it is our mission to be the leader in real-time international payments. To enable this vision, we are looking for hardworking, smart, and motivated platform developers to join our engineering team. As a Java Microservices Developer (Full stack), you will: • Design, develop and maintain the individual cloud-based platform microservices that makes up the entirety of the Customer Journey Payment Solutions platform. • Build a scalable, reliable, and high efficiency driven micro-services orchestration. • Design and Develop private APIs and messaging endpoints for your services for rich functionality and administrative control within the platform. • Ideal candidate should have solid understanding and experience in building server-side components in a hosted cloud platform (Google Cloud Platform, AWS or Azure). 

Qualifications and Experience: • Minimum 8 to 10 years of experience as a JAVA backend services developer in delivering highly available and scalable applications in a cloud operating environment. • Payments/Digital Money Movement experience is highly desired but not mandatory • Expertise in developing Java Microservices using spring boot, docker, Kubernetes etc. • Programming expertise in Java, JavaScript; and familiarity with other languages. • Experience building, testing, and consuming REST APIs is a must have experience. • Experience with high-throughput messaging technologies and patterns; Kafka and/or related technologies a plus. • Exposure to databases of any types relational, analytical, columnar, etc; including Postgres, along with MongoDB, a plus • Experience with Git source control and building/maintaining Continuous Integration and Delivery pipelines; Jenkins experience a plus. • Experience in Object Oriented Development • Familiarity with Blockchain development is considered a plus • Familiarity and experience with machine learning algorithms and techniques; ML application delivery experience a plus. • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum-inspired delivery methodology. 

Key Skills: • JAVA Microservices with Docker/ Kubernetes • REST API Development • Message Queues: Kafka, Solace • Strong experience with Security (Java Cryptography, PCI DSS coding standards) • SQL & Non-SQL databases (Postgres, MongoDB preferred) • Blockchain development skills (Hyperledger) preferred. • Strong Linux experience required. Please send your CV to jobs@buckzy.net if you are interested.

About Buckzy Payments Inc.
We are a fintech transforming international payments and we are truly passionate about delivering amazing innovation and experiences to our customers. We believe software can truly transform everything we do today, and it is our mission to be the leader in real-time international payments. To enable this vision, we are looking for hardworking, smart, and motivated platform developers to join our engineering team.

As a Product Manager, you will:
• Research, understand and validate customer & system needs and market opportunities; and translate them into product requirements / user stories
• Support build and deliver products end-to-end with a team of great developers. From speaking to customers, to collaborating with designers, to release management with engineers – your ownership is all-encompassing.
• Support creating additional acceptance criteria for QA, help them to triage bugs and regressions as they appear
• Document Product Release notes based on it and participate in related activities including user acceptance testing
• Track product metrics to assess the performance and take corrective action
• Work across all our functional teams, iterate, and continually run experiments to better our product
• Effectively resolving questions about your portfolio of products from customers and customer-facing teams
• Construct workflow charts and diagrams; study system capabilities; write specifications
• Provide various technical documentation artifacts as required
• Improve systems by studying current practices; designing modifications
• Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures
• Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information

Position- Customer Support Executive (International Process) 3 nos

Number of Vacancies – 3

Location – Temporarily Remote later Kochi

Gender-Male/Female 

Qualification/Required skills -Any degree and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Experience – 2-3 years of experience in a similar role in MSB/Banking industry.

Shift- Must be flexible to work in Day/Night.

Local candidates preferred.

Interested candidates can share their resumes to rramesh@buckzy.net.

Position-Reconciliation Accountant 

Vacancies – 1

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for analyzing and reconciling account information as well as overseeing and verifying that all charges in debit, credit and other payment methods are reconciled on a regular basis.
  • Reconciling payments and collections to ensure the accounting system and customer statements reflects the correct transactions.
  • Perform the daily and reconciliations and verification of accounts regarding deposits at subaccounts and wallets.
  • Monitor all transactions/accounts continuously and provide updates to management on any errors
  • With our commitment to continuously improving our services to customers, provide suggestions for changes in Buckzy processes to enable Buckzy to deliver ongoing improvements

Requirements:

  • Experience in reconciling accounting figures and financial records.
  • Knowledge and experience in Cross currency is mandatory and experience in Treasury accounting / reconciliation will be an asset.
  • A knowledge and experience in Cross currency is essential and experience in Treasury accounting / reconciliation will be an asset. 
  • Minimum 3 years is a similar field in MSB industry is mandatory.
  • Ability to identify errors
  • Appropriate handling of sensitive information
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Team player with the ability to work with multiple parties
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written)

Positive attitude and flexibility to adapt to the fast pace and changes within a high growth, early-stage company a knowledge and experience in Cross currency is essential and experience in Treasury accounting / reconciliation will be an asset.

We have an immediate requirement for two experienced AML Compliance Officers who will be in charge of financial regulations and personal data compliance requirements, making sure the company’s AML policy corresponds to the international system.

Location – (Temporarily Remote but later Kochi,Kerala)

Experience – 4 to 8 years of experience in AML Compliance.

Qualification – Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance or related area. Pursuing or holding a professional qualification would be an added advantage.

Shift- Rotational shift with rotational offs.

Required Skillset and Responsibilities –

Screening and monitoring, payment fraud prevention, transaction monitoring.

Strong knowledge and experience with analyzing AML/KYC/CDD.

Good understanding of the applicable statutory laws and other related legal and regulatory requirements, including those related to the prevention of anti-money laundering, and terrorist financing, reporting of suspicious activity or transactions, client due diligence and record keeping.

Able to identify suspicious/unusual activities.

Knowledge in transaction review and processing.

Knowledge in client on-boarding (corporate) and periodic review.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to deal with tasks independently and use own initiative.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Local candidates preferred.

Please send resumes to me at rramesh@buckzy.net

Rob Shannon

VP, US SALES

Rob has a passion for the payments and began his career at Payoneer. Hired as the first sales employee in the US for their Direct side of the business he quickly transitioned to Head of Sales for North America. Working with North American e-commerce companies helping clients grow into new regions with introductions into the necessary marketplaces. He lead the US sales team to become the second largest revenue generator behind China while leading the expansion of Payoneer’s Capital Advance product in North America.

A graduate from Muhlenberg college, Rob is the Vice President of Sales for the United States at Buckzy Payments Inc. working with US based companies to facilitate their cross-border growth.

 

Igor Soten

LEAD GLOBAL SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

Igor has 20 years of software development and project management experience in the FinTech industry, leading medium to large teams of developers, quality assurance and operational staff. He is an experienced software architect who is skilled in product development, coaching, team building and technical recruiting.

His expertise includes developing new cutting edge products using the latest technologies for servers, mobile, embedded and web. Igor has been involved in dozens of successful product deployments throughout his career.

At Buckzy, Igor is spearheading the design and architecture of Buckzy’s global solutions, as well as implementing standards and processes that improve product quality and maximize productivity. Igor is focused on keeping his team motivated to deliver peak performance.

Abdul Naushad

PRESIDENT AND CEO

Our founder, Abdul Naushad founded Buckzy Payments Inc., in 2018, based on his vision for building a global real-time dedicated remittance ecosystem to align with the needs of the upcoming real-time economy. After spending over 10 years as the CEO and co-founder at one of the leading cross border payment technology companies and researching customer needs and challenges in the payments industry, Abdul began to evangelize a fundamental shift in how cross border payments can be automated and optimized to deliver a real-time customer experience using a unique model.

The Buckzy Payments Inc., ecosystem will fundamentally change the way global money movement occurs addressing the key challenges consumers and small businesses have faced over the past 40 years. Through optimization of cost, systems and processes Buckzy Payments Inc., is delivering the next generation of payment solutions for the real-time economy.

Asit Oberoi

MANAGING DIRECTOR, APAC

Asit has an illustrious career of working in the banking and financial services industry in his roles as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Transaction bank etc. His last role was as a Senior Group President at YES Bank. He is highly skilled in relationship management, risk management, customer service and banking.

He has years of experience in business development and the payments space. Asit is a graduate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He will be responsible for establishing Buckzy’s operations in Asia and developing a superior delivery proposition within all new customer segments. Asit’s position will be based in Mumbai, India.

Karthick Nanjukutty

DEVOPS ENGINEER

As a DevOps Engineer Karthick have been researching and identifying new directions for technical architecture, user experience and process improvements. Karthick frequently communicates with users and team members during program development to review progress and ensures that requirements have been met.

Karthick earned Master of Engineering from Dalhousie University, where he acquired both theoretical and practical expertise needed to effectively create and manage large and complex production grade networks.

Adrian Brown

MANAGING DIRECTOR, UK AND EUROPE

Adrian has led product, partnership and distribution teams in the FX and payments space at two global banks. He has significant experience bringing FX, cash management and technology businesses together to develop innovative, client-focused products. Adrian has developed major partnerships, propositions and client relationships across geographies and business cultures, from APAC to Europe and the Americas.

In his early career, Adrian practised law, specializing in information technology, intellectual property and outsourcing. In London, he acted primarily for banks, where his work included negotiating FX and payments related deals and led him to leave legal practice and take his first banking role. He is inspired by the power of businesses working together to find common ground and build lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships across industry sectors and geographies.

At Buckzy, Adrian is Managing Director, UK and Europe, responsible for leading the development of our UK and European business. He lives in London with his wife and two daughters.

Anjana Raveendran

LEAD SOFTWARE TESTER

Anjana has 9 years of quality assurance experience in working with customers from different industries such as FinTech, Insurance, Telecom, and Education. She is an experienced test lead who is proficient in implementing test strategies, developing test plan, test execution, bug tracking, resolving defects and ensuring client expectations are exceeded with high quality solutions.

Anjana has a Master’s Degree in Computer Applications. Prior to joining Buckzy, Anjana worked as Test Analyst at Allianz Technology and as Test Engineer at Accenture Solutions Private Ltd.

At Buckzy Payments Inc., Anjana is Lead Software Tester, responsible for defining test standards and strategies, improving QA processes, co-ordinating the testing activities with various customers.

Rajesh Veetil

DIRECTOR, CLIENT ACCOUNTS

A thorough professional with a proactive attitude, capable of thinking in and out of the box, generating new design solutions and ideas with more than 20 years of experience in Banking, Insurance and Money Service Business. He has extensive experience in Technology driven Global payments, Digital Money transfer, Foreign Currency Exchange, Enterprise Business Strategy, Compliance, P&L Management, Relationship Management and Sales.

Broad expertise on Risk Management Domains, including Operational, Credit, Market and Liquidity Risks. Proven ability of defining the approach and managing the delivery of business transformation initiatives to improve customer experience and community engagement.

Gathered practical insight about Teamwork and Team building, Perseverance and Strategic Planning on the playing field, obliged to the opportunity to play competitive sport early in his career as a professional athlete.

Brian Hendry

GLOBAL FINANCIAL OFFFICER

Brian has led finance teams across various industries including payments processing, software and financial services with operations in Canada, the US, the UK and the Middle East. In his early career Brian worked in finance roles at large organizations including Bank of Montreal, EDC and PWC Consulting before moving to mid-sized companies in educational and enterprise software.

He has over ten years’ experience in investment banking and venture capital assisting clients with financing, IPOs and M&A transactions, predominantly in the technology sector. During his career he has co-founded two companies in investment funds administration and mobile technology. Most recently he was CFO of a payments processing company listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange with operations in the United Arab Emirates.

At Buckzy, Brian is Chief Financial Officer responsible for managing the treasury, accounting, administration and corporate secretarial activities. He holds CPA (CMA) and CFA designations, an MBA from The University of British Columbia, and a B.Comm Honours from Queen’s University. In his spare time he likes to hang out with his family, cycle, run, swim, and play beach volleyball.

Ruben Aedo

VP SALES, CANADA AND LATAM

With more than 15 years of experience in the foreign exchange and payments industry, Ruben has a proven track record in business development and delivering results as a sales professional.

His extensive experience in the FX industry has made him unique in providing client customized currency risk management solutions, and after joining Buckzy his focus has leaned towards payment capabilities and FX execution.

He currently holds a Bachelors in Commerce in Finance/Management. He has also completed post graduate studies at Queen’s University and with Canada Securities Institute. He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish, passionate about soccer, international cuisine, and travel.

Fahad Waliany

VP, FINANCE

Fahad has been working in finance and audit for more than eight years. Prior to joining Buckzy, Fahad was Director of Financial Reporting at Gravitas Financial Inc., a publicly-traded financial institution with over a dozen subsidiaries around Canada including brokers and dealers regulated by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).

Fahad has held audit positions with public accounting firms including MNP and RSM and brings auditing and finance experience specifically in small public and private financial institutions, savings and loan associations, investment banks, and companies regulated by IIROC, The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), and Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).

Umesh Maini

CHIEF PRODUCT AND TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Umesh is a multi-functional/multi-disciplinary business executive with a proven track record of developing market-leading strategies and delivering multi-billion dollar revenue streams. His blend of business, product and technology skills has enabled him to be a thought leader in the payments and digital channels space.

Umesh has previously held leadership responsibilities at TD Bank, Western Union and Nokia ( part of the founding team which created Nokia Mobile Payments). Building new products to life, solving complex problems and building a better tomorrow using technology is what inspires Umesh the most.

Raihan Islam

GLOBAL HEAD OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Raihan played an instrumental role in building one of the largest mobile wallet providers in Asia to more than 30 million customers. He has a proven track record of building customer-centric products that enable full-scale penetration of market segments.

With more than 13 years of experience, Raihan has worked in both the telecommunication and FinTech industries, supporting product, customer lifecycle, and pricing management. He has a Master’s degree in Analytics and an undergraduate degree in Business, with additional education in pricing and user experience designing.

At Buckzy Payments Inc., Raihan is responsible for developing products and services that enable every customer to transact globally, instantly!

Michael Stephenson

VP CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Michael has spent nearly 20 years working his way through the payments industry from large financial institutions to small FinTech startups. This experience has provided him with a keen understanding of the challenges organizations face when pursuing new, leading edge payment opportunities.

His career has taken him through some of Canada’s most innovative and leading payment institutions including, TD Canada Trust, RBC Royal Bank, Visa and Interac.

Michael has successfully led the development and operational implementation of various payment products and emerging technologies such as Verified by Visa, the Canadian migration to chip and contactless payments and mobile wallets and payment applications.

At Buckzy Payments Inc., Michael is responsible for ensuring customers have a steady and painless on-boarding experience and are set up for success as they transition to the next generation of real time, cross border, global payments.

George Lazarevic

DIRECTOR OF PROJECTS AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

George has over 25 years of project, program and product management leadership experience from Silicon Valley and Toronto area. He led project and product management in innovative software start-ups that got acquired; as well as top global brand name companies. He led efforts to bring to market globally number one products in companies like E-Bay, WebEx, 3-COM, Logitech, Hughes, SCO, Bell. He worked in several payments companies like Moneris, CIBC, TD.

He started and managed globally number one software products in several companies as well led several very large projects to successful delivery.

George has a Doctorate in Business Administration (with dissertation mentors from Stanford University/Harvard University and MIT) at Golden Gate University; completed an Executive Program at Stanford University; MBA from National University; an MSCS from Belgrade University, and has a lot of great lessons learned from top high-technology / knowledge-based companies. George is in charge of technical project, program and platform product management activities at Buckzy.

Kavi Karunadeva

SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER, PRE-SALES

Kavi comes to Buckzy with experience in FinTech and Venture Capital. Most recently Kavi was an Analyst at Information Venture Partners (IVP), a FinTech focused early stage venture capital firm based in Toronto. At IVP, Kavi was an integral member of the investment team where his responsibilities included deal origination, due diligence, portfolio company support and general fund support. Prior to IVP, Kavi worked as an Investment Analyst at Manulife Capital Ventures, a returns-driven venture fund focused on early stage FinTech, InsurTech and Enterprise SaaS startups in North America, backed by Manulife Financial and John Hancock.

Kavi obtained an Honours in Business Administration (HBA) from the Ivey Business School at Western University and has passed all three levels of the CFA program.

At Buckzy, Kavi is responsible for product management related to Buckzy’s growing global network.

Candice Ramlogan

VP RISK AND COMPLIANCE

Candice has over 11 years multi-jurisdictional experience in financial crime compliance and risk management across external consultancy, internal audit and compliance functions of global investment banks. Specifically she has experience working in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada.

Candice holds the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designations and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from University College London, England.

Chris Aderogba

LEAD DEVOPS

Lead Devops with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Cloud Services (GCP, Azure, AWS), DevOps, Linux Distributions, Infrastructure as a code, Infrastructure automation, Container and Container Orchestration and DevSecOps Monitoring Design.

Current area of expertise is architecting infrastructure in GCP & AWS using Kubernettes, Packer, Ansible, Docker, DockerHub & Terraform. Familiar with tools such as Logstash, Kibana, Consul & ZooKeeper. I have implemented messaging queues using Kafka, RabbitMQ and ZeroMQ implementations of AMQP.

Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Hudson/Jenkins/Travis/CircleCI/Gitlab) using both SVN and Git.