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Compliance Officer – Payments

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Emilia Thomas
  • Contact Email: ethomas@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 12 June 2021
  • Job Ref: ET/17374

An exciting opportunity to join a UK based Compliance team for leading digital payments hub. Our client is seeking an experienced Compliance Officer to support the Head of Risk & Compliance in a variety of duties. For this role, we’re looking for a person with a compliance and risk background who is comfortable operating independently, pragmatically and meeting strict regulatory deadlines.

                                                               

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • Prepare reports and dashboards for governance committees
  • Support bank due diligences being performed
  • Support the development and integration of Risk Management Framework – Enterprise, Operational, 2nd Line of Defence monitoring and testing activities
  • Maintain database of product reviews and assessment information
  • Dealing with day to day compliance issues with onboarding of UK/EEA customers (also supporting the Spain Compliance Officer/MLRO)
  • Conduct partner oversight and review to ensure partners are compliant with the Compliance Framework.
  • General compliance program enhancement; work with operations and product teams in the development and implementation of compliance and risk management tools (efficiency/automation initiatives, etc)
  • Support training initiatives (internal and with partners)
  • Keep abreast with developments in the regulatory and technology environments to ensure best-in-class compliance.

 

 Requirements:

 

  • Have at least 3 years of compliance experience
  • Have practical knowledge and experience of AML and Payment Services Directive and other applicable UK and European regulation
  • Have a good understanding of digital and cash-based money transfer operations
  • Thrive in a diverse, collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Can work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment