Head of Compliance

Head of Compliance

  • Location: Paris
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #11740

Head of Compliance 

Internal Control, Compliance & Data Protection


For a French Based Fintech operating in the field of Open banking, we are looking for a Head of Compliance (Internal Control, Compliance & Data Protection). 


The Job


As Head of Compliance (Internal Control, Compliance & Data Protection) you will ensure the sustain of the regulations together with the authorities, partners and team members. Accordingly, your day-to-day tasks look as follows:



  • ensure the conformity of products and services;

  • ensuring regulatory monitoring and adapting risk management systems to products and services ;

  • set up and maintain anti-money laundering and anti-money laundering procedures

  • financing of terrorism (KYC/KYB/scoring);

  • ensure the proper management of KYC / KYB alerts / transaction scoring and fraud;

  • train employees in regulatory subjects (LCB-FT, GDPR, Risks, etc.).


Protection of personal data

  • ensure proper compliance with regulations by assuming the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO/DPD)

  • put in place the personal data protection system and ensure that the risk of personal data is controlled.


Legal – (Distribution Compliance, very specific to our industry) – 

  • preserve the interests of the company on compliance and personal data subjects;

  • ensure the regulatory compliance of the establishment's contracts and contractual plan.


Internal control

  • ensure that the internal controller implements the permanent control plan (reports, control sheets, recommendations);

  • be the point of contact for periodic control and ensure that the recommendations of the periodic control are properly implemented.


Risk control

  • be a privileged interlocutor of the establishment before the French, European and British supervisory authorities;

  • formalize reports, activity reports and commercial documentation;

  • coordinate regulatory procedures (PUPA, Code of Ethics, Incident, PSEE …);

  • ensure the identification of operational risks and regulatory non-compliance as well as the applicable risk management systems;

  • participate in regulatory monitoring in order to identify new risks of regulatory non-compliance;

  • set up and organize the appropriate risk and compliance committees for the institution's activities.



  • hierarchically and operationally manage the risk, internal control and compliance team



  • contribute positively to the overall development of society.

  • convey a culture of risk in the establishment.

  • make risks and compliance a real business asset for the company.

  • These missions are likely to evolve according to the needs and priorities of the company in connection with the evolution of the strategy.


Required Skills

  • You have between 7 and 10 years of experience (including at least 5 in the payment / banking sector)

  • You have already worked on risks, internal control and compliance for an innovative company

  • You have already been DPO as part of your experiences

  • You appreciate teamwork and accompany the business

  • You are familiar with banking law

  • You speak perfect English

  • You know how to be flexible and flexible

If you are interested in learning more, please contact [email protected]

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Petula Marbler

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