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Compliance Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: c. £90,000
  • Job type: Contract/Temp
  • Job reference: PWH/169798
  • Sector: Banking , other Financial Services , Interim
Job Description

Our client is a Fin-tech in the payments sector, looking for an experienced Compliance Officer on an interim basis to cover maternity leave.  Please note: this role is a 12mth FTC (fixed term contract).


Reporting into the Global Head of Compliance, you will be responsible for the development and BAU operation of regulatory compliance across the business, ensuring all regulatory obligations relevant to the firm operating as an Electronic Money Institution (“EMI”) are met. 


Key accountabilities:

  • Leading and overseeing the Compliance team
  • Act as key contact/MLRO with local regulators; including the provision of required notifications/reporting.
  • Horizon scanning of regulatory developments and requirements related to the business.
  • Work with the Legal team, interpreting new regulations and requirements and implementing the strategy – creating new or enhancing existing policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Provide guidance to senior management or staff members on regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Provide training and support to all areas as required and rectifying issues as they arise;
  • Ensure proactive compliance monitoring, in line with the compliance monitoring plan.
  • Promote an open and honest culture of compliance, with open communication with the business.


You should have experience in a comparable role (payments, e-money), with proven leadership skills.  You will also have an excellent understanding of the regulations and requirements pertaining to the payments and e-money industry.

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