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£100K - £130K + Benefits & Bonus

Hybrid (South East England) 

Ref: 4030G

We have been retained by our client, a growing international payments business with an exciting vision, to find a Head of UK Compliance to help drive forward their expanding business including fostering a positive relationship with the FCA. Reporting to the Group Head of Legal & Compliance, responsibilities will include; 


  • Ongoing review of all relevant legal, regulatory and corporate governance developments or changes that might affect the UK business and its operations, and ensuring the Board and management are fully briefed on these and that it has regard to them when taking decisions.
  • Preparing updates and reports for senior management, management committees, and for Board–level committees.
  • Management and execution of the Compliance monitoring programme, producing reports and making recommendations, identifying compliance risks associated with the business activities and proposing mitigation. Follow up on resolution of Compliance issues that may arise.
  • Propose compliance policies, procedures and controls, providing commercially orientated compliance advice and lead or participate in relevant projects.
  • Analise and keep up to date with regulatory changes and new rules from the FCA and educate the business on these and report on implementation of any required measures to the Executive.
  •   Monitor the submission of periodic Financial Returns and reports to the UK regulator within the prescribed deadlines.
  • Participate in executive and management committee meetings and present compliance findings as appropriate.
  • Maintain the Groups relationship with the FCA.

You must be an experienced Head of Compliance who has gained significant leadership experience including responsibility for liaison with the Regulator, from a Card Network, Money Remittance or similar fast paced Fintech business.  While a detailed knowledge of FCA & PSR rules is required, as important will be your ability to operate at board level and advise & support the board and senior management team across the entire regulatory spectrum in the UK.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a highly regarded Global Payments business in a very visible position at an exciting time of their continued growth and global expansion.

So, if that sounds like you, then please send your details to Gary Collins in the first instance (Including a contact number & email) however please note we cannot reply to all applications so only successful applications will be contacted (although under no circumstance are your details ever passed on without your specific permission).

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