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Head of Compliance (FINTECH)

Minimum Salary : £ 70000
Maximum Salary : £ 90000
Location : London
Last Date : 27th March 2019

Salary: £70,000 - £90,000

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Our high profile London based client with operations across Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia, providing banks and financial institutions & governments in emerging markets with an unrivalled platform which enables a limitless marketplace ecosystem accessed via a mobile is now seeking to appoint a Head of Compliance to their superb team.
The role of Head of Compliance:
  • Establish and evolve the (financial) compliance function ensuring alignment with local and international compliance requirements
  • Ensuring absolute compliance with AML & KYC procedures in multiple countries (currently Argentina, Nigeria and Vietnam)
  • Use compliance as a competitive advantage, by building in processes at a product design level
  • Manage relationships with local regulatory bodies and organisations
  • Carrying out compliance monitoring and reporting
  • Provide regulatory training for staff and customers

Preferred experience

  • Experience with compliance in one or more of the following countries an advantage but not essential: Argentina, Nigeria or Vietnam
  • Experience within a fast-growth tech start-up
  • Knowledge of on-line Marketplace solutions
  • Fluency in Spanish


  • Bachelor’s degree with a core concentration in finance
  • Proven Leadership and team management experience.
  • Proven experience setting up a compliance function from scratch, within a Tech company
  • Hands on experience of keeping an organisation compliant with the relevant AML/KYC regulations.
  • Exceptional compliance report writing
  • Experienced at incorporating compliance processes into early stage software/solution/product design
  • Able to operate in autonomous environment and start up style.
  • Advanced user of MS Office suite i.e. use of excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Willingness to travel 30% to meet with local teams.
** Due to working with financial systems, CRB and a basic credit check will form part of the assessment process.

  • Category : IT Finance
  • Posted On : 27th January 2019