Senior Compliance Officer & MLRO:

Legal and compliance
Full Time
We are looking for a mature, proactive and enthusiastic Senior Compliance Officer to join our team and support the growth of our payment processing platform. 
You will be providing regulatory support to the executive team, make sure that company is conducting its business in full compliance with all national and international laws and regulations.
You will be exposed to the latest developments in the payments industry and have the chance to learn about new and emerging trends in financial technology.

Key Responsibilities:
- AML/CFT Compliance (under the Payment Services Act)
- General Regulatory Compliance (especially for the Payment Services Act and associated Regulations & Notices)
- Enterprise wide risk assessmentsImplementation of compliance-related projects
- Management reporting
- STR filings

What you might do:
- Ensure that we operate in a compliant and ethical manner while meeting business objectives
- Work closely with Senior Management to develop and implement an effective compliance program
- Report on compliance risks and strategies to the internal management and external stakeholders 
- Provide regulatory advice and support to the business on all compliance issues 
- Review day to day AML/CFT issues including transaction filtering, monitoring and KYC for new and existing accounts
- Conduct training to communicate compliance-related roles and responsibilities to all the staff
- Collaborate with other employees and internal departments to communicate compliance-related objectives and measures
- Strategise and implement controls testing of existing compliance-related practices and processes
- Identify potential compliance threats and ideate plans to prevent and mitigate problems
- Communicate with our banking partners and regulatory authorities

What you might need:
- ACAMS or ICA certification
- 7-10 years experience in a Compliance role in a payments company, fintech company or bank
- Bachelor in Business, Accounting, Finance, Legal, or other relevant discipline 
- Familiar​ilty ​with​ ​payment ecosystems and the fintech ​industry​ ​
​- Passion​ ​about​ ​high​ ​quality​ ​work​ ​and​ ​continuous improvement​ ​in​ ​business​ ​procedures

Great if you have:
- A passion and knowledge of the payments industry and the latest developments in financial technology
- Experience working in a (financial) technology company