Head of Compliance

£150k - £150k per annum


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A fintech start up, currently requires a new Global Head of Compliance to join them on a permanent basis. This is a fully remote position but there are offices in central London should you wish to use the. As Global Head of Compliance you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and scaling up of the compliance program. Managing and developing a team of 6.

You will be responsible for:

  • Monitor the regulatory/compliance landscape across jurisdictions and account for compliance including supporting all licence applications across jurisdictions
  • Tackle complex compliance uncertainty/challenges in new areas such as DeFi and Staking
  • Work closely with the legal team to protect the company against compliance risks while staying commercially focused
  • Act as AMLCO and MLRO
  • Act as primary point of contact for regulators in the countries they operate from
  • Develop, manage and grow compliance function to meet the needs of expansion plans
  • Oversee and manage the company control framework & own the financial crime framework
  • Design and maintain company policies, procedures and controls
  • Ensure complex or high risk cases are determined appropriately according to our risk appetite and policies

You will have the following:

  • Senior level Compliance experience, preferably in B2C fintech or crypto industries
  • Recent experience working as an AMLCO and MLRO
  • Experience in preparing License applications and engaging regulators
  • Excellent communication skills, strong decision making and problem-solving ability
  • Previous experience of creating, overseeing and managing control framework of a scale-up business
  • Have previously been responsible for the day-to-day running of a compliance team
  • Experience providing strategic support to Senior Management
  • Very strong knowledge of the crypto landscape and associated financial crime risks is desirable


  • £140-150k + equity
  • A training & development budget that helps you to grow
  • 25 days holiday plus local public holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Excellent paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Working from home budget

Private health insurance Please apply now to discuss further.

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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