Compliance Manager (MLRO) - Spain



Spain · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

Compliance is a key team that ensures Revolut’s products and processes meet the regulatory requirements and translate this into the best customer outcomes. They’ve got an outstanding ability to find solutions and carry out testing in a purely digital environment. Those data-driven experts know that better people and machines are the most effective way of managing conduct risk 🎯

We’re looking for a Senior Compliance Manager to ensure that the Financial Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Control Frameworks at Revolut are operating effectively. A professional excited to design, lead, and shape the future of oversight and compliance. A sharp mind who can quickly identify money laundering risk and maintain systems and controls, considering a range of factors. Be warned, this is a very hands-on role.

Up for the challenge? Let’s get in touch.

What you’ll be doing

  • Defining, developing, and documenting the Financial Crime and AML Programme to manage all sources of regulatory risk and provide reporting which meets the needs of the regulator, local, and Group management
  • Working closely with the Group FinCrime team and other senior managers to identify, assess, and mitigate regulatory compliance risks posed to Revolut, and determining priorities and resources required to effectively control them
  • Determining identification and verification standards for customer onboarding and AML compliance
  • Managing the suspicious activity reporting process, internally and externally
  • Training staff to identify financial crime, escalate suspicious activity, and make external reports to regulators and law enforcement
  • Serving as a liaison to the local authorities, managing filings to the local Financial Investigation Unit
  • Partnering with Product Owners to educate and drive the appropriate execution of compliance requirements

What you'll need

  • Fluency in English and Spanish
  • A bachelor’s degree, with a relevant master’s degree preferred or a professional qualification from an internationally recognised body (ICA, ACAMS, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience in an MLRO role
  • Team management skills, including the ability to oversee compliance and control activities within a global payment processing environment
  • Knowledge and experience of best practice in financial services regulation, fraud detection methodologies, and emerging practice in financial crime and money laundering typologies
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate others
  • The ability to exercise oversight, knowledge, and understanding of financial crime and AML policies, procedures, and control arrangements in a complex financial operation
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills to analyse complex information and identify the key issue/action to drive resolutions
  • Deep knowledge of EU regulatory environments and key financial crime regimes
  • An understanding of payment systems and markets with a focus on technology and mobile applications

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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