Compliance Officer at Maxfield Search

Compliance Officer

Maxfield Search
Posted 335 days ago

Title: Compliance Officer
Location: London
Type: Permanent
Organization: Fintech / Cryptocurrency
Salary: Competitive

Our client is seeking to employ a compliance professional to join the team in Central London. This role reports directly to the CEO and will be responsible for managing the company’s second line of defense by promoting compliance responsibilities and ensuring awareness of banking & cryptocurrency regulatory requirements. You will be the go to compliance person for the Operations team.
About You
Reporting directly to the CEO, the ideal candidate will have had experience of managing and mitigating compliance risks within a fintech company. You will have knowledge of all aspects of data protection, electronic payments, complaints management, AML & KYC. You will be a self-starter who can work independently whilst liaising effectively with stakeholders across the entire business. Crucially, you have an entrepreneurial mind-set and a proactive attitude, focused on finding workable solutions with a keen awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and regulatory environment.
• Reporting to the CEO, provide compliance oversight, advice and guidance to the business relating to FCA regulation and as applicable as it relates to industry codes and guidance.
• Complete second line of defense monitoring and related activities in line with the Compliance Monitoring Plan.
• Review the existing policies, procedures and processes to ensure that they are appropriate and kept up to date, including those relating to Data Protection and AML.
• Collaborate with business operations to ensure that all business is conducted in line with the applicable compliance regulations, guidance and internal policies and procedures
• Provide support to managers on compliance matters
• Engage with third party compliance auditors
• Keep up to date with the latest cryptocurrency regulatory requirements in the UK.
Candidate Requirements
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a compliance function within a Fintech Company, with knowledge of financial services laws and experience of the regulatory requirements within FCA Handbook and other relevant regulatory bodies
• Experience in a fast paced operations centre environment: compliance monitoring, oversight, reporting and MI analytics
• Recent experience of drafting and reviewing compliance policies and standard operating procedures
• Execution-focused, with intellectual strength and the flexibility to quickly metabolise complex issues and provide workable solutions
• Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to deal with complex issues and projects whilst managing multiple (and potentially conflicting) stakeholder requirements and teams in numerous jurisdictions
• High energy levels and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Relevant industry qualifications, including QFA, ACOI, and ICA
• Flexible and adaptable style with good critical thinking and analytical skills

Please note, all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


Compliance, Moitoring, MI Analytics



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