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Head of Risk & Compliance – FinTech (payments / consumer)

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80,000 - £100,000

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KBU/17284

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Job Description:               An exciting FinTech reporting into the Executive Team – this is a great opportunity in a growing firm to shape and design the compliance and risk function as the business goes through the scaling up plans.  This requires a strong governance specialist who will work closely with the dynamic and innovative team.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design, implement and manage the control systems
  • Monitor the efficacy of the processes, policies and systems in place and ensure continuous improvement to meet the high standards of the firm
  • Ensure the business is taking a risk based approach to the growth plans and product / service development
  • Work closely with all business heads on ensuring compliance culture is positive and commercially focused
  • Draft and modify internal policies
  • Regulatory horizon scanning and ensure the firm is up to date and aware of current and upcoming regulations, as well as changes to existing frameworks and guidance

 

 

The Person

  • Strong knowledge of the consumer credit industry in regards to regulations
  • Senior Compliance management experience
  • Proven experience or demonstration of capability to work in a tech business
  • Solid commercial acumen
  • Analytical mind with a methodical approach to work and good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills