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Chief Compliance Officer

Location: London

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 145000.00 per annum

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Permanent Job Alert 
 
Title: Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO
Location: London (Remote)
Salary: £125,000 to £145,000 + Excellent Benefits Package 
Contact: – karl.ramsaran@forsythbarnes.com
 
Brief Overview:
 
We are currently working on an exclusive basis with one of the UK's most exciting FinTech start-ups, who have a global presence and are already generating profit. The mission of the business is to deliver innovative cryptocurrency solutions that cater to the needs of the financial services industry. We are currently seeking a Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO
to take full responsibility for the HR function of the growing business, creating and shaping the department in their vision.
 
Reporting to the CEO, You will play a role in shaping the policy and regulatory framework, and will be responsible for implementing the global compliance framework, validating adherence to existing regulations specific to the region or country and monitoring changes in the business environment as related to regulations. You will be the point person on local regulatory issues and serve as the senior business advisor. You will build relationships with local regulators on a proactive basis, and directly manage in-region resources.
This is a crucial role for the organisation as it will be the first of its kind in the business. The Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO will be an energetic individual that will be prepared for the challenges that come with joining a start-up/scale-up, and will relish in the opportunity to build something incredible.
 
Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO Essential Requirements:
 
Proven track record of leading a compliance team within Fintech and/or EMI business. If you have experience within the crypto sector, that would be even better
In-depth understanding of the sector and market practices globally
Comprehensive understanding of compliance, regulatory issues in an international context
Experience of dealing with regulatory authorities at the most senior levels
Possess excellent analytical skills and ability to formulate and execute compliance and regulatory strategy, and to apply requirements to the business in an efficient and commercial way
Displays an adaptable and flexible working style, remaining calm under pressure, adjusting comfortably to changing conditions/priorities
Creates a culture of continuous and honest feedback to develop his or herself and others
Proven planning and organisation skills, creating own work schedules, prioritising workload, preparing in advance and setting realistic timescales for self (and others if applicable)

 
 
 
If you're interested, please apply by emailing me with a copy of your most up to date CV, salary expectations and availability to discuss.
 
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