Compliance Officer

Ghent
Belgium

Mission

You will be responsible for compliance oversight of the activities of PAY-NXT, ensuring a strong compliance culture is embedded and creating and maintaining a controls framework that enables PAY-NXT to effectively manage its regulatory risk and support growth.

In this role you will work as a business partner, connecting with a wide range of teams in our organization, including Risk, Legal, Finance, Operations and Sales, and provide pragmatic advice and guidance to build sustainable growth to ensure compliance with internal and external regulations.

The Compliance Function within PAY-NXT reports to the UnifiedPost Group Compliance Officer. 


About Unifiedpost

Unifiedpost is a Business-Process-as-a-Service provider (BPaaS) and offers a complete technology portfolio for identity management, document management, payments & payment management, app stores with value added services. We support corporates and B2B communities.

Our solutions range from the mundane, such as e-invoicing, to the clever ‘fintech’, facilitating asset-based lending services and alike. Unlike many point-solution providers, Unifiedpost is the one-stop-shop for streamlining your financial value chain.

PAY-NXT, part of the Unifiedpost Group is one of the most innovative payment service providers in Europe. As experts in financial processing and leveraging the UnifiedPost Group’s experience of invoicing and document handling, we provide the full range of payments services to the dynamic European payments market.


About the job

  • Proactively identify, assess and review compliance risks, based on financial and payments rules and regulations on a continuous basis;

  • Translate identified risks into a compliance monitoring program to be communicated and implemented across the business and ensuring appropriate controls are developed;

  • Assist the first line with designing and implementing policies & procedures to monitor the identified compliance risks;

  • Assist in the automation of first line monitoring and drive the automation of second line monitoring to enable data-driven reporting;

  • Investigate suspicious activities and report them to the Belgian Regulator in compliance with Belgian/European law;

  • Prepare annual regulatory reports on the Financial Crime framework for validation by the relevant stakeholders;

  • Implement various compliance codes and policies, such as the Code of Ethics, the Bribery Policy, the AML policy;

  • Define, operate and improve compliance related workflows and processes and raise compliance awareness through staff training.

We would be happy to see

Technical Skills

  • You have 5-8 years of experience in regulatory and/or second-line compliance functions; preferably in compliance monitoring or regulatory risk management;

  • Good working knowledge of AML/CTF and Economic Sanctions legislation including AMLD IV and a solid understanding of PCI/DSS, GDPR, and other compliance frameworks;

  • Your knowledge of the finance and/or payment industry is well established;

  • You have experience in analyzing data and automating complex data handling;

  • You have solid interpersonal skills and you are able to connect with a variety of internal and external stakeholders from varying disciplines and cultures;

  • Fluent (oral and written) in English, as well as Dutch or French.

Soft skills

  • Display a high level of analytical thinking, together with a high standard of judgment, problem-solving and persuasion skills. 

  • A track record of honesty, integrity, and commitment.

  • An independent mindset, assertive and ability to manage challenging internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to work largely autonomously.

  • Eagerness to build and develop compliance structures in an international environment.


Education

  • Master degree needed.


This is what you win

  • A career in a fast-growing multinational fintech organization;

  • An independent position with a wide range of responsibilities;

  • A unique opportunity to lead/take part in international projects and gain experience with various businesses;

  • The possibility to obtain compliance certifications;

  • An environment, where you can have an impact and ‘fight the good cause’, doing something genuinely important for our company.

Unifiedpost Group is gradually transforming into a more regulated company. As a result all roles within any of the companies of the Unifiedpost Group are subject to some form of a background check.  For most roles this will involve a simple identity and degree verification.  For other roles we might be required to also verify your criminal record and employment history.

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