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Card Scheme Compliance Officer

Berlin, Germany · Legal & Compliance

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realise their dreams.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that small business owners can be successful doing what they love. 

The principal responsibility of the Card Scheme Compliance Officer is to effectively ensure that SumUp remains compliant with Card Scheme regulations.

To ensure effective compliance this involves keeping up to date with current scheme rules, regulations and obligations as an Acquirer, Issuer, Payment Facilitator and PSP and to analyse any changes from a business and technical perspective, assess their impact, communicate to key stakeholders in tribes and markets the impacts of such changes and work closely with those stakeholders to drive the changes through to implementation.

We would also expect you to stay on top of industry trends including associated legal and regulatory changes which may also have an impact on the processing of payment transactions or the issuing of cards.

In addition the role requires the Card Scheme Compliance Officer to work closely with the tribes and markets that own the strategic relationship and partnerships with the card schemes.

What you’ll do

  • Monitor compliance with scheme rules and regulations throughout the company

  • Advise on new and existing business initiatives where necessary to ensure adherence to payment Scheme rule and regulations

  • Work with the tribes and markets to ensure timely implementation of amended and new scheme rules and regulations that could impact compliance and reputational risk

  • Proactively recognize scheme compliance risk and communicate to the tribes and markets

  • Follow up on issues and perform risk-based investigations

  • Share knowledge and best practices by coaching and mentoring relevant teams in the tribes and markets and expand overall scheme compliance knowledge

  • Represent SumUp at the required payment scheme forums and meetings

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have a deep knowledge of the card scheme rules and requirements and demonstrate the ability to identify issues as well as assess and mitigate risk.

  • You’ve worked at least 5 years in a similar role at a Acquirer, Issuer, Payment Scheme or Industry Leader in Payments

  • You’re able to thrive in a rapidly-changing environment. This industry is constantly moving. Think two steps ahead.

  • You have an international mindset–we work across cultures and time zones.

  • You love challenges and finding solutions you don’t require a blueprint to get things done.t.

  • You’re comfortable working with a high level of autonomy and have great self-management skills.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.