Compliance Officer

London, United Kingdom


legal-compliance/ fintech

Compliance Officer

London, United Kingdom

Our client's business is expanding worldwide, and we’re looking for talents to match their pace and passion. Established in 1999, our client is now hiring a Compliance Officer to provide oversight into regulatory and statutory compliance for the company in all its areas of operations in that jurisdiction.

You will offer technical advice, undertake risk assessments, develop policies, and devise procedures to ensure the company is compliant with all relevant laws, regulations, and licensing requirements. Your experience and knowledge will enable you to establish standards for identifying, detecting, preventing, and correcting infringements of applicable laws and regulations.

 

Job Description

  • Provide compliance advice to the company, ensuring the understanding of and compliance with the legislation applicable to the company
  • Perform the responsibilities of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)
  • Monitor new and proposed changes in the standards, legislation, and notifications from regulators and update internal policies and procedures accordingly
  • Establish measures to manage data usage in compliance with the GDPR, including developing templates for data collection, assisting with data mapping, and reviewing vendor contracts
  • Identify and assess compliance risks, devise strategies for mitigating potentially adverse compliance and regulatory actions, and share detailed risk reports
  • Liaise with Deriv Group’s Head of Compliance and our Compliance teams worldwide to ensure an aligned holistic compliance framework
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities and industry standards organisations as required
  • Develop and lead the implementation of strategy for monitoring compliance, audits, reviews, and action plans
  • Develop the annual compliance work plan and periodically revise it to ensure it efficiently follows new developments in regulatory requirements

Your Profile

  • University degree in Law or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a Compliance role
  • Good understanding of Corporate law, AML, GDPR, FCA regulations, and other relevant legislation in the jurisdiction 
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory bodies in the UK 
  • Solid understanding of legal requirements and controls 
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

What's good to have

  • FCA approval (or in the FCA approval process) to function as SMF 3, 16, or 17 
  • Experience working in an FCA-licensed company
  • Work experience in a fintech company
  • Experience working in a multi-site, fast-paced company

Benefits

  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Travel and internet allowances

 

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