Job Title: COMPLIANCE OPERATIONS MANAGER-FINTECH


Reference:AJB JB IB 73


Date: 27 Jun, 2019

Location: Dublin, Ireland


Assignment Profile:

Our client is a Financial Services concern that offers loans and other credit facilities to the public Our client is seeking to employ a senior Compliance professional to join the team in Dublin. This role reports directly to the Chief Compliance Officer and will be responsible for managing the company’s second line of defence by promoting compliance responsibilities in the Operations Centre and ensuring awareness of consumer finance lending regulatory requirements. You will be the go-to compliance person for the Operations team. About You Reporting directly to the Chief Compliance Officer, the ideal candidate will have had experience of managing and mitigating compliance risks within a fintech company. You will have knowledge of all aspects of data protection, electronic payments, complaints management and AML. You will be a self-starter who can work independently whilst liaising effectively with stakeholders across the entire business. Crucially, you have an entrepreneurial mind-set and a proactive attitude focused on finding workable solutions with a keen awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and regulatory environment. Responsibilities • Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, provide compliance oversight, advice and guidance to the business relating to FCA regulation and as applicable, Central Bank of Ireland regulation, as it relates to industry codes and guidance • Complete second line of defence monitoring and related activities in line with the Compliance Monitoring Plan • Review the existing policies, procedures and processes to ensure that they are appropriate and kept up to date, including those relating to Data Protection and AML • Oversee the delivery of appropriate compliance training for employees, executives and the Board • Collaborate with business operations to ensure that all business is conducted in line with the applicable compliance regulations, guidance and internal policies and procedures • Provide support to managers on compliance matters • Maintain and promote our culture of Treating Customers Fairly, and report on the effectiveness of TCF KPIs to the Executive and the Board • Engage with third party compliance auditors • Manage relationship with the Central Bank of Ireland

Candidate Profile:

Candidate Requirements • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a compliance function within a Fintech Company, with knowledge of financial services laws and experience of the regulatory requirements within FCA Handbook and other relevant regulatory bodies • Experience in a fast paced operations centre environment: compliance monitoring, oversight, reporting and MI analytics • Recent experience of drafting and reviewing compliance policies and standard operating procedures • Execution-focused, with intellectual strength and the flexibility to quickly metabolise complex issues and provide workable solutions • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to deal with complex issues and projects whilst managing multiple (and potentially conflicting) stakeholder requirements and teams in numerous jurisdictions • High energy levels and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines • Relevant industry qualifications, including QFA, ACOI, and ICA • Flexible and adaptable style with good critical thinking and analytical skills Helpful abilities and knowledge • Familiarity with the key components of data privacy regulation and particularly how the GDPR applies to a lending business • Ability to work across technology, credit and operations teams to ensure compliance with Law and effective monitoring at an early stage of product/feature development and for the entire lifecycle of the product

Consultant: Jonathan Banjo


Consultant Email: jbanjo@ajbexecutivesearch.co.uk


Salary:Circa €50-55,000 Plus Benefits and Bonus


If you feel you are a suitable candidate for this position please contact Jonathan Banjo

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