Head of Risk Controlling & Compliance (d/f/m)

Introduction

As Head of Risk and Compliance, you stay on top of the latest laws, regulations, and business trends in the EU and translate these into executable requirements and procedures. You are not only part of the design of the overall risk ​controlling and ​compliance ​framework and the set up as a regulated company, but although instrumental in the implementation and day-to-day management.

You will join an experienced team and will have a chance to develop yourself. As you are part of a ​startup, you can shape and design governance setup, processes, and methodology at an early stage.

What you can look forward to

  • Working in a highly professional Startup atmosphere with an experienced international team to shape and develop the business
  • Tech-driven and focused on excellence in reshaping the merchant and payment industry 
  • Working directly for the Managing Director Risk, Finance and Operations 
  • Permanent employment
  • Flexible working hours, a mix of a home office and on-site 
  • Attractive compensation and additional benefits

Among other tasks you will be working on

  • Providing legal advice on regulatory issues and monitoring legal risks and compliance with EU law and regulations.
  • Support the BaFin communication and application process and the BaFin readiness, especially for:
    • Support preparations of documents required by BaFin and Bundesbank 
    • Review and upgrade the EU policies and procedures to BaFin requirements 
    • Support the rollout and checks of the regulatory reporting requirements
    • Document information security and business continuity requirements and support in conjunction with the IT department
  • Supporting the Management Director Risk, compliance and operations in their responsibility, i.e., for the risk areas of, i.e., governance & operational risks, information security, business continuity, AML/CF, Anti-Fraud, as well as outsourcing controlling concerning review existing and develop methodologies, planning, implementation and controlling
  • Take on the formal position as anti-money laundry officer to be registered (Geldwäschebeauftragte/r)
  • Work closely together with the data protection officer and IT department to ensure consistent and seamless data processes and storage concerning GDPR
  • Negotiating provider contracts and continuously review and assess external providers for the management of mentioned risk areas incl. processes and overall organizational and IT setup
  • Establishing a group-wide, operational, and security risk management framework with appropriate mitigation measures and control mechanisms to manage operational and security risks      
  • Challenge and update the organizational manual, process and ICS-Documentation on an ongoing basis
  • Providing legal and regulatory advice to the product and market teams, i.e., support the design and requirements as well as a methodology for risk methodology and processes in association with key business processes, esp. merchant business
  • Supporting the investigation and reporting of potential compliance incidents and providing ad hoc reports to the Managing Director Risk, compliance and operations if necessary
  • Engage with auditors and support preparation of internal and external audit processes; 
  • Contact person for external auditors as well as internal auditors concerning risk, regulation, and compliance 
  • Support the Managing Directors concerning shareholders reporting on compliance matters

What you bring along for this role

  • Master degree in relevant natural science, math or business management degree
  • 3-5 years of expertise in compliance functions
  • German language skills on a native level are mandatory
  • Leadership experience will be beneficial 
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