Head of Compliance - Fintech - London

Twenty Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
12 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Compliance - Fintech - London


This role is for an exciting Digital Wealth Management start-up located in London. They have a great culture, with strong company values and have won a number of awards. This is an exciting opportunity to join as the Head of Compliance.


This FinTech is looking for a commercially-minded professional who will provide compliance expertise and guidance with primary responsibility to ensure regulatory compliance.

Specifically your responsibilities will include:

* Fulfil regulatory roles and requirements including, but not limited to:

* Facilitating licensing and authorisation with the FCA
* Managing AML and sanctions systems and controls
* First point of contact for enquiries from the regulators and for the escalation of complaints
* Support management with review and implementation of regulatory changes within the Firm (including MIFID 2, SMCR and GDPR)

* Ensuring effective communication of relevant compliance and regulatory changes, and providing support to internal teams
* Establishment and oversight of the necessary tools, processes and controls internally
* Working with different areas of the company to ensure a strong Compliance Culture within the company


To be considered for this job, you will have the following experience:

* Broad knowledge of the FCA Handbook including SYSC, COBS and CASS
* 7+ years' experience working in a compliance role or environment
* CF10, CF11 qualification
* Good understanding of the European regulatory framework is an advantage
* Knowledge of, and experience with, regulatory reporting and risk management
* Effectively manages themselves during times of competing resource demands and acts as a leader by setting an example for others
* Strong analytical, attention-to-detail, and problem solving skills
* Positive attitude and a passion for making a difference to a smaller and growing business

If you feel you have the relevant experience for this newly created opportunity, please apply to this advert and send your CV to Emily Drake at Twenty Recruitment.

Twenty Recruitment's Compliance function are a team of specialist consultants covering Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance mandates, both permanent and temporary, across Financial Services, Technology and Energy.
This job was originally posted as www.cityjobs.com/job/959895716