Manager – Regulatory Compliance ( Sydney – AUS )


  • Full Time
Your Next Exciting Role
As a regulatory compliance senior analyst or manager, you will be working as part of Nium’s global, dynamic Compliance team and will be reporting to the Head of Compliance/MLRO (ANZ). The Compliance team is responsible for advising the business on all compliance matters and ensuring the regulatory requirements for Australia are met. In addition, this team is also responsible for client onboarding, transaction monitoring escalations, and for the detection and prevention of financial crime including, money laundering, and terrorist financing.

What would a day @ Nium look like?

  • Implement effective Compliance Program for new and existing regulations to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements, including conducting risk assessments, maintaining Key Regulatory Obligations Register, Compliance and AML/CFT policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Provide advisory on Regulatory Compliance and AML CFT related requirements for new Product and Business use cases.
  • Assist in to improve and streamline end to end compliance operational processes through automation and technology. Use technology and machine learning to build capabilities to scale.
  • Ensure all Client Due Diligence requests and activities, including review of clients’ profile, risk rating, name screening, verification of documentations during the clients’ lifecycle are resolved within agreed timeframes, and any issues or bottlenecks that arise are escalated in a timely manner.
  • Perform periodic, trigger, and ad hoc AML reviews on clients’ profile, and ensure that adverse news hits and increased risk factors have been appropriately identified and escalated in accordance to company’s procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform transaction monitoring review on accounts/ transactions highlighted for review. Review, assess and resolve name screening alerts on a timely basis.
  • Prepare Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) for suspicious transactions.
  • Drive the regulatory engagement agenda and serve as the point of contact with the regulators, including coordination for any regulator’s on-site inspection, as and when required.
  • Ensure proper regulatory and AML/CFT reporting to the MAS.
  • Prepare reports to Senior Management and Compliance Committees.
  • Lead the roll out and ongoing management of the Compliance Training Framework
  • Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

  • At least 7 year’s experience within regulated companies, in compliance role(s) with robust knowledge on Compliance topics (KYB / KYC, AML/CFT, Sanctions etc.)
  • Good understanding of the Payments/Fintech industry
  • Knowledge and experience (preferably within Payments/Fintech)
  • ACAMS/ICA certified (preferably)
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions
  • Able to prioritise quickly and meet deadlines even under pressure
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Team player with strong collaborative qualities, including some previous experience (or willingness) to build, lead and motivate a team.
  • Willingness to learn continuously and keep up to date with the Payments industry and its regulatory landscape.
  • Fluent English
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