Mollie is looking for a motivated Compliance Officer to join our Compliance Department. Mollie continuously looks for ways to innovate while remaining in control. In this fast-paced environment, it’s important that we comply with licensing requirements, internal policies and other prevailing laws while also balancing Mollie’s growth plans with ever changing requirements and expectations of Mollie’s customers and regulators.
We are seeking a highly skilled, senior and experienced Compliance Officer to join our dynamic team. You will be responsible for ensuring that Mollie operates in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and industry standards and will actively identify and assess compliances risks faced by Mollie as well as assist in the management and monitoring of these risks. Your expertise and guidance will be instrumental in safeguarding Mollie’s operations, mitigating risks, and maintaining the highest ethical standards.
What you’ll be doing:
Operate as a core team member within Mollie’s Compliance Team reporting to the Group Head of Compliance;
Advise, guide and collaborate with key stakeholders and cross-functional teams within Mollie to ensure compliance is integrated into business processes and new initiatives;
Liaise with external stakeholders, including regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies, and internal and external auditors
Oversee updates to relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends to proactively identify potential compliance issues and propose necessary adjustments;
Conduct periodic risk assessments to identify potential compliance gaps and develop effective action plans;
Monitor and assess existing policies, procedures, and controls to ensure ongoing compliance;
Prepare accurate and timely compliance reports to (senior) management and regulatory bodies;
Coordinate and monitor regulatory inspections, investigations, thematic reviews, inquiries, self-assessments, surveys, questionnaires, and consultations to ensure timely and quality submissions;
Provide guidance and training to employees on compliance-related matters, including but not limited to anti-money laundering (AML), know your customer (KYC), and anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) policies;
Help drive regulatory expansion and product expansion initiatives from a second-line of defence perspective.
What you’ll bring:
At least 5-7 years of relevant work experience within the financial services sector (experience gained at a payment services provider or consultancy firm is a plus);
Advanced degree in (preferably) law, comparable study or demonstrably a comparable level of knowledge and thinking. A certified compliance education is a strong plus;
In-depth knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards for financial institutions operating in the European Union;
Excellent English oral and written communication skills (fluency in German or French is a plus).
A proactive, agile, and analytical approach with a strong sense of structure and organisational skills;
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across departments and influence stakeholders at all levels;
A positive and ambitious perspective, with an ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment;
Familiarity with AML/CFT monitoring tools and systems;
Experience in the development of financial products/services and licence applications is a strong plus.
We encourage candidates to apply, even if they don't meet all requirements. We value diverse perspectives and recognise that certain skills can be developed and acquired on the job. If you are excited about the role and eager to learn, Mollie encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!
How we hire
Our Talent Acquisition team and hiring manager will review your application, and respond within 2 weeks.
If you seem like a Mollie-in-the-making, we’ll invite you to a screening call so we can learn more about each other.
Are you the one?
You'll have two or more interviews. And if it's a highly technical role, we'll also assess the specific skills you'll need.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Mollie we embrace what makes you unique, and nurture a culture that feels like home. We celebrate diversity of people and perspectives every day and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate.
Every new Mollie is hired on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We bring open hearts and open minds, we don’t judge each other for our differences, we embrace the unique traits that make our products and culture stronger.
There is an energy at Mollie that can’t be contained. We are proud to be here, and inspired by the problems we have left to solve. So come join the ride.