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Compliance Officer MLRO at TransferGo

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  • London
  • fulltime

TransferGo is a growing fintech scale-up on a mission to make the world a fairer place for migrants. We strive to provide tailored, more affordable financial services that make people's hard-earned money go further. Now in our 12th year, with over 370 employees in offices across Europe, we’re crafting a brilliant, relevant product that makes a difference in people's lives and the well-being of their families.

We’ve come this far by building a talented, diverse workforce on a fair culture and our strong values. Having this strong team of employees, we can serve those who really need our product to make their lives better.

We are currently on the search for an experienced Compliance Officer MLRO, to join our leadership team (2LOD), who will be responsible for leading the AML program for TransferGo UK, an FCA-regulated e-money institution. The role will act as a senior domain expert for AML/Compliance regulation and as the appointed MLRO, supporting the Head of Compliance in day-to-day activity. You will report to the UK Head of Compliance.

You will be responsible for supporting our UK entity ensuring that regulatory compliance obligations are achieved at all time, including daily management of the UK Compliance Program, management of independent reviews / external audits, conducting gap analysis, reviewing and submitting STRs, preparing and submitting regulatory reports, maintaining program documentation tracking, and providing recommendations in program improvements.

You will be working on and have had previous experience with:

  • Lead, coordinate and monitor regulatory inspections, investigations, thematic reviews, inquiries, self-assessments, surveys, questionnaires, reporting, and consultations to ensure timely and quality submissions
  • Conduct periodical risk assessments of money laundering and terrorist financing risks and advise the company's governing body/senior management on necessary actions to mitigate those risks
  • Develop and oversee internal procedures about customer onboarding, monitoring, and suspicious activity reporting (SARs) as per local regulations
  • Working closely with other teams across the group to ensure that UK regulatory requirements are impeded into business-as-usual processes
  • Check and ensure that all departmental procedures are current and in compliance with regulatory/ Law Enforcement requirements and company policy
  • Working with product and operational teams to implement new features in a compliant manner
  • Ensure that appropriate measures are in place so that money laundering and terrorist financing risks are taken into account in the company's day-to-day operations
  • Advising the Board on regulatory issues and the regulatory landscape, including new and emerging developments supported by data-driven or evidence-driven analysis
  • Overseeing the drafting and ongoing maintenance of robust policies and procedures to reflect regulatory developments and best practices
  • Approval of higher-risk relationships
  • Maintaining an effective and open relationship with the regulator, and other key external stakeholders and managing all regulatory inquiries and reviews, including reporting and notification matters

Experience you should have:

  • The ideal candidate should have 7+ years in the fintech industry within a large and high-growth company that provides financial products and services (ideally e-money / money remittance), and proven experience in AML compliance.
  • Previous experience as MLRO or DMLRO is essential
  • A team player with excellent time and project management skills and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate the ability to see the big picture, analyse risks, and make recommendations for improvements to mitigate those risks within the product
  • Experience with regulators and the regulatory framework
  • Professional certifications such as ICA/ACAMS
What we believe

At TransferGo, we offer competitive rewards to all our people. We know that recognition is about more than just money, and we’ve fostered a culture of kudos to shine a light on the great work throughout the business, and the people making it all happen. We hold regular in person events to connect with each other and help all our TransferNauts to grow with a generous training allowance. We believe that empowering people makes for a happier and more effective workforce. This means we enable anyone who wants to pursue initiatives that deliver real value for our migrant customers.

What we offer:
  • Be part of building a meaningful product in a growing fintech scale-up;
  • A competitive rewards package;
  • Generous holiday allowance (based on tenure);
  • Competitive healthcare insurance / wellbeing package (based on your location);
  • An annual training budget of €1,000 to spend on your growth;
  • We truly embrace flexibility and our people work from a variety of places (office, hybrid and remote, you can find it all here);
  • If you are near one of our offices, we are a pet-friendly company and we enjoy regular opportunities to connect in person (we truly value in person connection on a regular basis and celebrate in style).

At TransferGo, we are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership or any other protected category. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join TransferGo. We look forward to meeting you!

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