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Director of Compliance & MLRO (PCF15)

  • Sector:

    Legal & Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact phone:

    RUTH LYNDON

  • Contact email:

    ruth@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    0876599222

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

The Company

One of the world's leading digital currency brands

This is a career-defining opportunity to join a global organisation in a strategic senior PCF position as it establishes and scales its Irish operation

The Opportunity:

  • Join a globally renowned brand as they establish and scale a strategic Irish operation.

  • Assume a key senior, influential position within the Irish operation

  • Regular C-Suite and board interaction.

  • Assist in building, shaping, and developing a best-in-class compliance division.

  • Superb career progression

  • Competitive package with unique and attractive start-up related benefits

  • Agile working

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring the business is and remains compliant with its relevant compliance and regulatory obligations.

  • Carry out regular GAP analysis and horizon scan for relevant compliance and/or regulatory development affecting the business.

  • Working with internal stakeholders and business units, devise, implement, and maintain all relevant compliance policies, procedures and frameworks to ensure ongoing compliance.

  • Keep all relevant internal stakeholders updated on compliance and regulatory obligations, providing training across the business as required.

  • Assist with any relevant licence/authorisations applications liaising with relevant internal and external stakeholders, including relevant supervisory authorities and external counsel.

  • Prepare and present relevant reports to the board, C-Suite and relevant internal committees as required in addition to ayn relevant external regulatory reports required.

  • Act as the point of contact with the Central Bank regarding all relevant regulatory and compliance-related queries and/or relevant reports or information requests liaising with colleagues across departments as required.

  • Carry out the role of the MLRO for Ireland, which includes reporting and responding to law enforcement requests and inquiries.

  • Liaise with colleagues internally to ensure AML requirements are adhered to and to compile information for relevant reports.

  • Facilitate and promote a world-class compliant culture throughout the organisation.

Key Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience working within a payment service/e-money providers or a law firm advising on AML/ payments services laws/ e-money regulations

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the relevant AML regulations and payments services legislation within the banking/financial services industry.

  • Proven ability to summarise and apply relevant legal, regulatory and compliance requirements, guidance and apply it in a solutions-focused, commercial fashion

  • Ability to work well on own initiative but also to successfully build and develop relationships cross-functionally

  • Excellent organisational skills and a proven ability to effectively prioritise and multi-task and deliver to deadlines.

  • Experience interacting with Central Bank/ supervisory authorities advantageous

  • Knowledge of virtual financial assets and fintech products advantageous.

If you are interested in having an initial discussion in complete confidence please contact me:

087 6599222/ruth@phoenixsearch.com