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Compliance Expansion Intern/Working Student

London, United Kingdom · Interns/Working Students

We're looking for a Compliance Expansion Intern (40h/week) or Working Student (20h/week) to join our amazing GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) team & Expansion tribe in London. Together with our global team, you‘ll support all compliance and regulatory efforts to bring SumUp to new countries. This means you’ll have the opportunity to work on one of the company's most exciting projects.

This role starts as a 6-months internship but has the opportunity to grow into a full-time position within the team in the future.

What you’ll do

  • Experience first-hand the launch of SumUp in new markets and jurisdictions

  • Partner with the team on the coordination of local law firms as well as the collaboration with internal teams, ensuring smooth processes and a solid communication flow

  • Review and draft policies and legal documents for our new entities and conduct regulatory research and analysis 

  • Extend your project management skills and assist on various initiatives related to regulatory compliance for the new countries, helping to ensure the team receives all information needed from key stakeholders at the right timeframe to complete tasks

  • Represent SumUp in external meetings with local lawyers, acquirers and regulators when needed

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You’re fluent in spoken and written Spanish and English languages.

  • You have experience working in a Legal or Compliance role.

  • You have the ability to analyze results and apply independent judgment to solve issues and suggest improvements on both short-term and long-term basis.

  • You have a willingness to handle administrative tasks, sensitive documents and to provide support to the team in different GRC and expansion fronts.

  • You can communicate complex ideas effectively and foster strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • You carry strong Microsoft Office skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Why you should join SumUp

  • You'll be supported by our Future Talent Department and join internal development workshops designed to support you during your career.

  • We support working from home, especially during Covid-19 times.

  • We offer free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership, Babbel discounts and other great benefits.

  • 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.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that 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.