Compliance Officer UK

Job at Bitpanda



Full time

Your mission

As a Compliance Officer at the Bitpanda-Group, you will help shape the future of our Compliance Department in conjunction with dedicated Compliance professionals across Bitpanda’s regulated entities throughout Europe. Furthermore, you will work together with all relevant departments and take over regulatory projects on your own.

What You’ll do

  • Managing compliance with applicable legal, regulatory and ethical rules and guidelines, as well as monitoring of all operational processes, with specific focus on legislative requirements for regulated financial institutions within the UK
  • Managing and supporting respective stakeholders from relevant departments to ensure effective and sustainable standards are maintained, inter alia, standard operating procedures, policies, and regulatory oversight
  • Acting as an informant and contact person for department heads to align on interdepartmental and group wide teamwork and success
  • Reporting and analyses on both internal and external company rules in establishing compliance with underlying regulation and legal prerequisites
  • Conducting Compliance Business Wide Risk Assessment and determining with a risk-based approach the annual focus areas, conducting internal compliance audits, reporting audit results to the board, as well as creating and executing remediation plans
  • Designing and delivering compliance education and training
  • Developing and updating policies and procedures as needed, and enhancing the written internal control systems
  • Developing and updating annual Compliance Plan and identifying areas for improvement
  • Steering product development to ensure state of the art compliance regime and finding solutions to meet both, our client’s needs and our regulatory requirements
  • Aligning frequently with local Senior Management and the Group Compliance Officer

Who you are

  • Legal, economic or regulatory background, ideally with experience in the technical crypto and/or financial industry
  • Passionate about crypto, new techniques and development
  • Excellent knowledge of UK & EU regulation and compliance requirements for Crypto Asset firms/Fintech firms
  • University degree in relevant discipline; alternatively technical college or comparable education
  • Relevant working experience in the financial service industry, Fintech or a regulated environment with a focus on Compliance, Audit or Consultancy at financial service providers or institutions
  • Experience in MiFID II/Security-Compliance or Payment-/E-Money-Institutions required
  • A compliance certification like CAMS, ICA or similar is an advantage
  • Team player, open-minded, organised, confident, competent, resilient, reliable, and committed
  • Fluency in English is required, and German language is an advantage

Company: Bitpanda

Skills: compliance non tech crypto

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