Head of Financial Crime

OpenPayd Group

  • Full Time

Who are we?OpenPaydis a leading global payments and banking-as-a-service platform for the digital economy. ThroughitsAPI-driven technology, businesses can embed financial services into their products and create the seamless user experiences needed to drive business growth.OpenPayd’splatform removes the need to contract with multiple providers for different services and across different markets. Instead, businesses can access accounts, FX, international and domestic payments, and Open Banking services globally via a single API integration. OpenPaydis committed to providing businesses with a fully compliant solution across all markets, leaving your business to focus on growth.Our MissionOur mission is to ‘To open up banking and payments for business globally, through a modular platform’. We believe that all businesses regardless of their scale or industry should be able to leverage the best payment and banking services. We believe in providing our services through a simple, flexible, and scalable platform.How are we building our teams?We’re looking for self-starters who are experts in their fields and who are eager to learn new things. Our leadership places a high value on continuous development, both professional and personal. If you join the team, you’ll experience a fun and thriving office culture, with perks and events throughout the year.At OpenPayd we know the diversity of thought is crucial for our team to flourish. That’s why we make sure diversity isn’t only considered when hiring, but is part of the process, with diverse hiring panels for every role. We are a workplace where everyone can come to work by themselves and be proud of who they are. Our team already speaks over 20 languages, and that number is constantly growing. No matter where you’re from, we’ll do everything we can to make you feel at home. Our forums and inclusivity initiatives are designed to support our colleagues to share their ideas and give feedback on their experiences. And in all our offices we also offer flexible working arrangements.About the roleThe Head of Financial Crime Compliance will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to prevent financial crime, including fraud, money laundering, terrorist financing and sanction screening. You will lead a team of professionals and collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure the Company’s compliance with relevant laws and regulations.How will you add value to the OpenPayd journey? Develop and implement a comprehensive transaction monitoring and sanction screening program to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulationsDevelop and implement a comprehensive fraud prevention and detection strategy align with the company’s goals and objectivesLead the global financial crime compliance team, providing direction, coaching, support and development opportunitiesMonitoring financial transactions, customer behaviour, and other relevant data to detect and investigate potential financial crime activityDevelop and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners to facilitate effective financial crime prevention and risk mitigationCollaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate fraud prevention measures into business processesConduct periodic assessments of the Company’s financial crime risks and develop plans to mitigate those risksProvide advice and guidance to the Company’s business units on financial crime prevention mattersEnsure that the Company’s systems and controls for financial crime prevention are effective and efficient and comply with regulatory requirementsStaying up-to-date with changes in financial crime laws, regulations and industry standards and adapting monitoring strategies as neededEstablish and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, such as law enforcement agencies, regulatory bodies and industry associationsThe ideal candidate will have the following: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or equivalent) in finance, law, or related areaProfessional qualification such as Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) or International Compliance Association (ICA)At least 10 years of experience in financial crime compliance, with a strong understanding of fraud, money laundering, terrorist financing and sanction risksAt least 5 years of experience in a managerial or leadership roleKnowledge of relevant UK and EU laws, regulations and industry best practices related to financial crime risksStrong leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a team of professionalsExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders#LI-DNIWe’d like you to take a read of our Talent Acquisition Privacy Notice which explains how we collect and process your personal data. Please read our notice carefully. By submitting the application button, we will consider that you aware of it.We are looking forward to receiving your CV.OpenPayd Talent TeamTo all recruitment agencies:OpenPayd does not accept speculative agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, OpenPayd employees or any other company location. OpenPayd is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. OpenPayd will only accept CV’s from the partners with relevant agreement via the People and Talent team only.#J-18808-Ljbffr

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