Regulatory Compliance Manager



Brussels, Belgium
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

Company Description

Wise is a global technology company, building the best way to move and manage the world’s money. Min fees. Max ease. Full speed.

Whether people and businesses are sending money to another country, spending abroad, or making and receiving international payments. Wise is on a mission to make their life easier and save them money.

As part of our team, you will be helping us create an entirely new network for the world's money. For everyone, everywhere. More about our mission.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Regulatory Compliance Manager to join our growing compliance team in

Brussels. This role is a unique opportunity to have an impact on Wise’s mission and grow as a specialist in regulatory compliance.

Your mission:

Wise continues to pioneer new ways for people and businesses to send, spend and manage their money across borders and currencies. Your mission is, as a member of the regulatory compliance function, to enable Wise to take the business to the next level in accordance with its regulatory obligations.

Your tasks:

  • Identify (horizon scanning) and support with implementation of existing and upcoming Belgian regulatory requirements (e.g. PSD2, NBB Circulars, EBA guidelines, PSD3/PSR, DORA)

  • Provide trainings to Wise teams to raise awareness on applicable compliance obligations

  • Work with and provide independent advice to product and product compliance teams on conformity of new product developments with applicable regulatory requirements

  • Draft and ensure the regular update and communication of the Wise Europe regulatory compliance policies and procedures

  • Ensure that within the scope of your tasks we retain a transparent and collaborative relationship with our regulators and we comply with our notification obligations (e.g. major incident reportability assessment, new product notifications)

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of Wise’s customers and products and be part of our mission to make money without borders the new normal.

  • Help keep our product safe and compliant.

  • Choose your own path to impact and success - you’ll be part of the regulatory compliance team of our Belgian entity but you will be empowered to have ownership from day one. Of course, you will have feedback from smart, curious people across Wise but you’ll experience unique levels of ownership and empowerment within your role.

A bit about you:

  • Experience in a second line compliance function of a financial institution (preferably payment or e-money institution)

  • You have sound knowledge of payments’ industry regulatory requirements

  • You have demonstrable experience designing and proactively challenging processes and controls, ideally across multiple products, to promote a compliant yet practical approach to building and maintaining products.

  • You have thought deeply about the Wise´s mission and how it intersects with compliance;

  • Ability to multi-task and take responsibility in challenging situations: you are able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • You have strong communication skills and you can make a logical, persuasive argument for relevant teams which fairly represents the regulatory requirements and risks

  • Language: fluent in English

Some Extra Skills That Would Be Great

  • Previous experience in working in a compliance team of a financial institution regulated in Belgium

  • Able to speak French or Dutch fluently

Additional Information

For everyone, everywhere. We're people building money without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We believe teams are strongest when they are diverse, equitable and inclusive.

We're proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.
Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to contribute towards our mission and able to progress in their careers.

If you want to find out more about what it's like to work at Wise visit Wise.Jobs.

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