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Job

Chief Compliance Officer (Fintech)

  • Location

    REMOTE

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Matt Lang

  • Contact email:

    m.lang@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A Fintech client is looking for a Chief Compliance Officer who will help grow their global regulatory and AML/BSA program. This role reports directly to the CEO and you will be focusing on growing a true culture of compliance awareness by enhancing global AML/KYC controls and processes, building and managing the global compliance team and by staying in the forefront of all new regulations that relate to the business trajectory and products.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Global Compliance Team
  • Implement compliance program regarding OFAC/BSA/USA PATRIOT Act obligations and state money transmitter requirements in the US, and ML and Terrorist Financing analogs in Europe, North America, and Asia
  • Serve as the lead to all regulatory inquiries, including state, federal, and international. Understand evolving regulatory landscape and requirements for FinCEN, SEC, OCC, CFTC, FCA and others
  • Become a dedicated resource to our business and product, with a focus on driving regulatory strategy and engagement
  • Oversee the management of all compliance issues, including regulatory compliance, consumer compliance, transaction monitoring, quality control, continuing education/tracking and data privacy
  • Lead risk assessments and implement compliance monitoring and testing program
  • Prepare and present regulatory reports, annual compliance testing and remediation reports to senior management and the Board of Directors as appropriate
  • Manage the engagement of third-party firms, performing any policies and procedural reviews and audits Evaluate risk-mitigation vendor capabilities including establishing vendor solution performance objectives
  • Develop and lead employee training sessions on internal compliance policies and regulatory compliance issues. Conduct enterprise-wide monitoring and testing programs covering identified compliance risks

Requirements

  • 10+ years of regulatory compliance experience
  • Strong understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation
  • Knowledge and experience in retail payments (including credit/debit cards, international remittances, and mobile payments), data/privacy (GDPR), and financial services consumer protection and fraud regulations
  • Background in implementing and developing global AML/KYC/KYB/CIP, fraud, payments, and banking operations compliance programs

If this opportunity interests you, please get in touch: m.lang@hamlynwilliams.com