Ref: 3981G

£110K – £130K + Benefits & Bonus                                                                      Hybrid/City

We are exclusively recruiting for our client, a VC backed growing international payments business with an exciting vision seeking a UK MLRO. Based in the UK Head Office you will be responsible for Global Financial Crime, thus in the short term you will manage any issues in the global countries already operating in, whilst also assisting with licensing applications in new global territories. Reporting directly to the CEO, responsibilities will include;

  • Head and run the AML & Fin Crime and Internal Controls functions
  • Build working relationships with the FCA, FOS and UK law enforcement agencies as well as the Regulators in Africa and other global countries already operating in
  • Advise all staff on new rules and regulations;
  • Maintain policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements and corporate governance guidelines;
  • Work together with marketing and communications to ensure that all public communication meets local regulatory rules.
  • Implement controls and work together with marketing and customer support to ensure that compliance requirements are met in all licensed territories
  • Drive new opportunities for the business from a compliance angle
  • Drive global licensing efforts including the acquisition of licenses across Africa and Middle East

You should have solid UK AML experience with a good understanding of how overseas general business approaches (including regulatory) differ from the UK. You should also be able to operate at a strategic level, advising the Founders, Board & VC backers whilst still able to roll up your sleeves and work closely with your direct reports. Any experience of licensing useful but more important are strong relationship management skills, able to work well with the local Regulators already licensed with as well as those yet to be approached.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join this exciting and well established payments business at a significant moment in their ongoing growth.

So, if that sounds like you, then please send your details to Gary Collins in the first instance gary@symescollinstg.wpengine.com (Including a contact number & email) however please note due to Covid we cannot reply to all applications so only successful applications will be contacted (although under no circumstance are your details ever passed on without your specific permission).

Compliance Recruitment Solutions Limited (CRS) are acting as an employment agency in relation to this role.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Through application, all candidates signify their acceptance of the above information and confirm that the information they provide is true and accurate to the best of their knowledge.

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