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Compliance Manager

Berlin, Germany · Legal & Compliance

We’re looking for a detail-oriented, self-motivated and organised Compliance Manager. As a part of the Compliance team, you’ll work in the areas of regulatory returns, maintaining strong relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders. You’ll also play a key role in fulfilling general payment organisation compliance requirements generally.

What you’ll do

  • Support business development and new payment products/markets launch by providing guidance regarding compliance requirements and regulations

  • Monitor the development of regulations to ensure advance awareness and preparatory tasks are undertaken early to implement foreseen changes and continue providing support and advice on all regulatory change to the business

  • Inform Compliance colleagues and the business (as required) of any regulatory and/or official external body related issues, that should be escalated for greater consideration

  • Maintain communication with internal and external stakeholders and coordinate payments related projects

  • Manage stakeholders’ queries and requests and maintain logs, ensuring all requests and any issues are addressed in a timely and accurate manner

  • Create and produce relevant regulatory related management information, including reports for senior management as required

  • Ensure the information regarding all relevant regulatory required compliance policies and procedures is escalated to the relevant stakeholders

  • Ensure adequate training and understanding of regulatory requirements across the Group and implement additional training, policies and procedures as required

  • Participate in additional projects and assist with any other matters as directed by the Compliance and Governance management team 

You’ll be great for this position if

  • You have 5+ years of compliance experience in the fintech or financial services industry (or closely related experience), such as you are already working as a manager (or you are ready to step up to new level) in a payments firm, wanting to change career and work in Compliance or you may also have experience gained from an European regulator, or you are coming from a consulting or audit firms with focus on the payments industry.

  • You’re familiar with European regulations applicable for Financial institutions, such as SEPA rules, Payment Regulations, Anti-money Laundering, Outsourcing, etc.

  • You have a deep knowledge of payments products and processes and demonstrate the ability to identify issues, assess and mitigate risk

  • You’re either fluent or proficient in English at an advanced professional proficiency  level  (both spoken and written). You’re experienced at comprehending well structured written Compliance related documentation draft responses and communication to internal and external stakeholders

  • You also possess outstanding interpersonal skills

  • You know how to organize and engage a team and relevant stakeholders; have a hands on and "can-do" attitude

  • You have a high degree of professional ethics and integrity

  • You’re organised, analytical, pragmatic, solution-orientated and able to prioritise, manage and execute projects in an ever-changing environment

  • You’re able to analyse situations and information quickly, and confident escalating issues when appropriate

  • You have excellent computer and online skills

  • You’re willing to travel as required

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, office parties and sports

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family and even your pets

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities

About SumUp

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. 

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, color, 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.

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