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Compliance Manager (Deputy MLRO) - Switzerland



Switzerland · 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 Compliance Manager to ensure that the Financial Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Control Frameworks of Revolut are fully operating effectively against money laundering. A professional excited to design and shape the future of oversight and compliance. A sharp mind who can quickly identify money laundering risk and maintain our systems and controls, considering a range of factors.

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What you’ll be doing

  • Defining, developing, managing, refining, and documenting the Financial Crime and AML Programme
  • Working closely with the Group FinCrime function and senior managers to identify, assess, and mitigate regulatory compliance risks
  • Determining identification and verification standards for customer take-on and AML compliance
  • Managing the suspicious activity reporting process, internally and externally
  • Communicating with all necessary staff to ensure they understand their responsibilities and are trained in Revolut policies and procedures to identify financial crime
  • Escalating suspicious activity by making internal reports, and making external reports to the regulators and other law enforcement bodies in a timely manner
  • Receiving and promptly responding to enquiries from law enforcement agencies
  • Serving as a liaison to the local authorities, managing filings to the local Financial Investigation Unit
  • Supporting the business where necessary regarding the launch of products to ensure regulatory requirements are met, as appropriate
  • Collaborating with internal Compliance teams (such as Financial Crime, Compliance, Risk & Controls) to identify steps to mitigate regulatory risks and provide recommendations

What you'll need

  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in German, French, and/or Italian
  • A bachelor’s degree, with a relevant Master’s Degree preferred or a professional qualification from an internationally recognised body (e.g ICA, ACAMS)
  • 3+ years of experience in a Deputy 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
  • Good 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, with the ability to analyse complex information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution
  • Deep knowledge of the EU regulatory environment 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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