Manager – Payments

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    £65,000 pa

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    4 months ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advising and managing clients on the impact of changing Payments regulation on their business models and supporting them through that change, including in the following areas:
    • Payments infrastructure change programmes, e.g. new payments systems;
    • Payments strategy, e.g. access to cash including retail and wholesale agendas;
    • Payments compliance readiness, e.g. PSD2 and safeguarding;
  • Payments regulatory assurance, e.g. PSD2 and other regulatory reporting requirements.

This includes supporting clients in respect of:
• Governance, risk, controls and corporate culture;
• Conduct risk frameworks and issues; and
• Horizon scanning and the impact of regulatory change.


The role will involve the management of KPMG client engagements and includes:
• Supporting firms in the delivery of their own regulatory and compliance responsibilities;
• Delivering client engagements, working in both small sized teams and larger, multi-disciplinary teams.  This would include the whole engagement lifecycle:  Planning to completion and reporting directly to the engagement manager and partner;
• Keeping up to date with industry specific issues and circumstances which affect payments regulation;
• Supporting the provision of advice regarding regulatory requirements affecting the payments sector;

  • Assisting in the preparation of presentations, training, thought leadership, and marketing materials.

Essential Criteria:

• Minimum of five or more years work experience within payments, regulatory and/or risk management within financial services organisations.
• Knowledge of and experience in payments strategy, regulatory driven change and payments system transformation.
• Technical regulatory knowledge of payments.
• Strong understanding of businesses, structures, governance frameworks, and process and control infrastructures of firms in the payments sector.
• Educated to degree level or equivalent.
• Demonstrable understanding of some of the challenges facing the payments market in the UK and globally, together with insight into how business performance can be improved in response to such challenges

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