Compliance Lead - Instarem

Compliance – Compliance [Instarem] /
Full-time /
Nium, the Leader in Real-Time Global Payments 
At Nium, we operate at the intersection of an increasingly interconnected world, where the traditional finance industry has been disrupted, and on-demand is in demand. Our payments infrastructure is leading a transformation in payments, enabling anyone, anywhere to make and receive payments instantly, regardless of the location or currency. We currently support: 
-Regulatory Licenses and Authorizations in 40+ Countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance
-190+ Pay Out Markets – 100+ in real time
-35+ Pay In Markets
-30+ Card Issuance Markets
-100+ Supported Currencies 
Today, Nium is the leader in real-time global payments and the fastest way to send money across borders. We are co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lithuania, London, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, and UAE. 

Your Next Exciting Role
As a Compliance manager, you will be working as part of Instarem’s global, dynamic compliance team and will be reporting directly to the Head of Compliance for Instarem. The Compliance team is responsible for advising the Instarem business unit on all compliance matters and ensuring the policies and procedures for Instarem are accurate and always updated in real time. In addition, you will also be responsible for daily escalations for Instarem clients across the globe on client onboarding, transaction monitoring, and for the detection and prevention of financial crime including, money laundering, and terrorist financing.

What would a day @ Instarem look like?

    • Review, assess and maintain Instarem’s AML/CFT policies, procedures, and controls in accordance with country specific regulatory requirements.
    • Assist the Head of Compliance in compliance/AML related advisory for new products launches and enhancements to existing ones.
    • Assist in to improve and streamline end to end compliance operational processes through automation and technology to enable scaling of the Instarem business unit.
    • Ensure all due diligence requests and escalations, including review of clients’ profile, risk rating, name screening, verification of documentations during the clients' lifecycle are resolved within agreed timeframes, and any issues or bottlenecks that arise are escalated in a timely manner.
    • Perform periodic, trigger, and ad hoc AML reviews on clients' profile, and ensure that adverse news hits and increased risk factors have been appropriately identified and escalated in accordance with Instarem’s specific procedures and requirements.
    • Conduct country specific risk assessment for Instarem, highlighting control gaps and working with stakeholders to ensure remediation is completed timely.
    • Participating in compliance or product-driven projects, including regulatory developments and strategic initiatives

Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

    • At least 8 years’ experience within regulated companies, in compliance role(s) with robust knowledge on compliance topics (KYB / KYC, AML/CFT, Sanctions etc.)
    • Good understanding of the Payments/Fintech industry
    • Knowledge and experience (preferably within Payments/Fintech)
    • ACAMS/ICA certified (preferably)
    • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions
    • A self-motivator with the ability to get things done
    • Ability to identify inefficiencies, see the bigger picture, challenge the current status quo and define scalable and sustainable processes and methodology
    • Able to prioritize quickly and meet deadlines under pressure
    • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
    • Team player with strong collaborative qualities
What we offer at Nium  
We Value Performance: Through competitive salaries, performance bonuses, uncapped sales commissions and robust performance reviews, we ensure that all employees are rewarded and incentivized for their hard work. 
We Care for Our Employees: The wellness of Nium’ers is our #1 priority. In addition to many other benefits, we offer medical coverage, 24/7 employee assistance program, generous time off policies, and a year-end shut down. We also provide a hybrid working environment (3 days per week in the office). 
We Upskill Ourselves: We are curious, always want to learn more and upskill ourselves. As well as role-specific training, we also offer a global learning stipend. 
We Constantly Innovate: Nium continues to be globally recognized for its constant innovations, growth, and employee-centric mindset since our inception: 
-2022 Great Place To Work Certification
-2023 CB Insights Fintech 100 List of Most Promising Fintech Companies
We Celebrate Together: Work is also about having fun with your colleagues and forging deep relationships. We host company-wide social events onsite and virtually, provide team morale budget and bonding activities, happy hours, team offsites, and much more!  
We Thrive with Diversity: Across 33 nationalities and 18+ countries, our diverse and multicultural team embodies our commitment to a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.  
What it’s like to be a Nium'er 
At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally: 
#KeepItSimple: We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind. 
#MakeItBetter: We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better. 
#WinItTogether: We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team. 
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