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Head of Compliance

  • Location: Gibralta or London
  • Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: NE167533
  • Sector: other Financial Services , Other Financial Services
Job Description

Head of Compliance

Gibralta/London

£60,000 - £100,000

My Client is a FinTech Startup looking to hire a Head of Compliance.

They are a cryptocurrency exchange that are very soon to launch.

If you would like to be at the forefront of regulation in a new regulatory environment please apply.

Responsibilities will include:
Oversee the development and implementation of an effective firm-wide risk management and compliance framework;
Provide independent advice and challenge in the development and maintenance of the firm's internal controls and monitor adherence to them;
Oversee the drafting and revision of company policies;
Develop and run a firm-wide risk assessment and monitoring programme;
Proactively audit firm control processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses;
Evaluate business activities (e.g. investments) and significant transaction to assess compliance risk;
Collaborate with HR as needed in the development of an appropriate risk-aware culture;
Set out plans to manage a compliance related incident or compliance violation;
Educate and train employees on risk management, regulations and industry practices;
Provide advice to the management team and all employees as required on questions of legal and regulatory compliance;
Keep abreast of key developments in the global regulatory landscape.

Experience and qualification requirements:
Proven experience as a Head of Compliance or Compliance Officer with a focus on a risk-based approach to compliance;
Experience in risk management and internal controls;
Knowledge of financial services regulation and legal requirements and controls;
Specific experience in Anti-Money Laundering regulations and approaches;
Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards;
BSc/BA in law, finance, business administration or a related field;
Appropriate professional certification would be beneficial.

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