An international growing Fintech is currently looking for a Compliance Officer to join its Brussels office.
A challenging position as Compliance Officer has just been created in Brussels due to the growth of the company. Reporting to the Head of Compliance, you will play a central role in the daily compliance follow-up.
Your main responsibilities as the new Compliance Officer will include:
Verify compliance with rules relating to the company’s activities complies with the regulatory rules of integrity and conduct applicable to it
Integrate the principles of compliance into the company's culture and establish guidelines for compliance with regulations
Monitoring new legislation and regulations and their interpretation in compliance. Keep informed of latest regulatory evolutions in the countries where the company operates
Ensuring that the rules defined by the operational departments comply with the legal and/or regulatory rules of integrity and conduct that apply to the institution
Advising management, operational departments, and business partners on the practical application of the laws, regulations, standards and codes that fall within its remit, including communicating developments in this area
Advising on the development of compliance policies and its ongoing updating, as well as measures to control compliance risks
Participating in deliberations on change request for products, services, and market, focusing on the identification, documentation and assessment of the applicable compliance risks
Evaluating the company’s compliance procedures, controls, and directives, identifying any shortcomings, and proposing changes where necessary
Develop quality improvement initiatives and initiate organizational changes to ensure compliance with internal rules and business expectations in terms of good governance
Participating in the drawing up the compliance action plan describing in sufficient detail the nature and frequency of the assignments that the compliance function will carry out over a specified period. The plan is based on a methodical risk analysis, the principles of which are set out in writing and assessed at regular intervals
Monitor the compliance risk levels, develop, deploy, and operate controls necessary for the effective management of risk mitigation measures
Regularly maintain the company’s Compliance Risk Register, clearly identify each risk together with its rating
Assist in producing and filing all regulatory compliance reports
You have a legal background or equivalent experience in Compliance
You are fluent in French or in Dutch. You have a good level of English
You have at least 5 years' experience in Compliance
You have a Compliance Officer certification, which is a plus, but the company will support the candidate in obtaining Belgian certification if necessary
You have knowledge of payments and/or the financial sector and regulations, which is an advantage
You have strong interpersonal skills, assertiveness
You have strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey information
You can work at pace with accuracy when under pressure and pay excellent attention to detail
About the company:
Working from home flexible policy
Public transport reimbursed (100%)
Meal vouchers (8 EUR/day)
If you are motivated and eager to integrate a growing and challenging company, this is the perfect role for you. If the idea of joining a flat structure in an international environment speaks to you, then apply for this Compliance Officer position.
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