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Senior Compliance Manager

  • Sector:

    Legal & Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact phone:

    AARON SPRATT

  • Contact email:

    aaron@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-31

The Client:

Phoenix is delighted to partner exclusively with a renowned global advisory firm seeking to recruit a Senior Manager - Compliance professional with experience in the payments sector to their expanding growing Financial  Advisory Team.

Our clients may consider more experienced candidates 

The Opportunity:

  • A truly unique opportunity to shape, scale, and ultimately lead, our client's expanding Fintech & payments advisory service offering.

  • Excellent opportunity to join a world-renowned brand and the unrivalled client portfolio - which includes some of the world's most prominent cutting-edge Fintech / payments companies. 

  • Work alongside some of Ireland's most prominent Financial Services Advisory professionals.

  • Real career progression, Partnership pathway is there for the right person in time.

  • Agile working in a positive company culture environment. 

  • Competitive financial package including superb ancillary benefits. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with Partners within the wider Financial Services Advisory team to develop, shape and scale a world-class payments advisory and regulatory service offering.

  • Act as the Fintech and payments regulatory advisory subject matter expert. Advise clients on relevant regulatory, compliance and risk issues including AML/FTC, third party oversight, relevant e-money regulations, licensing issues, the Central Bank's F&P standards etc. 

  • Assist in solving complex business issues , from strategy to execution, for a Fintech client base with a focus on the payments sector.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop, discuss and help implement solutions.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in the payments advisory and regulatory space.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements 

  • Lead, manage and deliver on multiple projects, liaising with relevant internal, client, and external stakeholders. 

  • Build and develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to foster positive, solutions-focused working relationships.

  • Horizon scan for relevant regulatory changes, perform regular gap analysis and advise and train clients accordingly.

  • Oversee and deliver formal and informal reports and presentations.

  • Can effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences.

  • Develop clear lines of communication and strong relationships with regulatory bodies such as the Central Bank of Ireland. 

  • Ad hoc relevant duties as required.  

Key Requirements: 

  • A minimum of 6+ years' experience in a senior compliance, risk and/or advisory position within a financial services organisation and/or consulting or advisory firm. Strong FinTech, to include a strong payments sector, industry regulatory advisory experience is required. Our client will consider more experienced candidates DOE and the individual in question. 

  • In Depth knowledge of Compliance and Risk policies and regulations relevant to the Fintech and payments sector required (e.g. AMLD IV/V, PSD2. relevant e-money regulations etc.). 

  • Previous experience dealing with the Irish and/or UK or other regulators. 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and a proven record of successfully working with internal and external stakeholders and continuously managing expectations. 

  • Strong project management leadership experience within agreed deadlines and budgets

  • Overseeing and delivering formal and informal reports and presentations

  • In-depth experience in compliance monitoring and quality assurance 

  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment.  

  • Adaptable, commercial, solutions-focused.