Head of Compliance & MLRO, EMEA

110000.00 GBP Annual
27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description: Oversee compliance and regulatory matters across EMEA, leading compliance activities and working with an accomplished leadership team to help build and further develop the product to new Regions

The Client-

Fin tech - US Head Office with operations across EMEA. Consumer financial services product.

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role-

  • A key member of the senior management team to develop the compliance & risk frameworks and operating models to allow progress and development into new countries
  • Application for local authorisation to deliver an FS product with regulatory approval
  • Offer advice and guidance on European expansion and new product launches from a compliance & regulatory perspective, resolving compliance related incidents and gaps
  • Conduct risk assessments and establish appropriate risk-based controls
  • Manage government relations with relevant regulatory agencies , law enforcement and trade associations
  • Manage license related processes and reporting to regulators and other external third parties, such as auditors and banks
  • Act as the contact for all AML / financial crime matters
  • Lead training and maintaining a culture of compliance

Key Requirements-

  • Have experience of operating as a Compliance Officer, MLRO or Deputy MLRO
  • Monitor compliance against relevant regulations including 4AMLD, PSD2
  • Experience of building relationships with Regulators
  • International experience will be of interest although not essential
  • Successful people management and project management skills