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APAC Compliance Lead - Fintech

Location: Asia > Singapore > Singapore
Work Type: Full Time

Compliance Lead

Searching for a compliance lead for a Global Fintech with offices in Singapore 



1. developing principles/standards and procedures for compliance with supervisory compliance requirements in the execution of transactions and for protecting the company against operational compliance risks;

2. advising the specialist departments on the creation/further development of control procedures to avoid breaches of regulatory obligations, in particular those of the Banking/ Payments Act, AML Act, etc.;

3. advising on the identification, treatment and involvement in the rectification of breaches of regulatory compliance requirements;

4. participation in the new product process;

5. precautions to protect against unfair offers/transactions;

6. advice on the identification, control and avoidance of conflicts of interest;

7. coordination in cross-group conflicts;

8. conducting compliance and special investigations and/or intervention law;

9. exercising its control function, compliance with the obligations under the Banking Act and Payments Act and other regulatory standards (guidelines of good conduct, principles of conduct);

10. supporting the compliance function in its role as central point of contact for state supervisory authorities, the Federal Association and auditors;

11. expansion, evaluation and coordination of compliance reporting;

12. development/maintenance/standardization of policies, execution regulations (guidelines, manuals) etc. with a special compliance reference, e.g. guidelines for employee transactions;

13. informing the superior about all important processes in the area of responsibility;

14. managing conflicts of interest (identification, control, prevention), coordination in cross-group conflicts of interest;

15. design and control of information barriers, including information flow analysis;

16. conducting compliance and special investigations in individual cases;

17) Ongoing monitoring of employee transactions with regard to insider violations or market abuse;

18. whistle-blowing and complaint management;

19. development / definition of compliance content for employee training;

20. ongoing development, coordination and evaluation of a compliance reporting system;


Profile of requirements


1.    law degree or comparable qualification;

2.    7+ years of relevant professional experience;

3.    The Compliance Counsel shall have knowledge of the legal and administrative provisions applicable to Wirecard AG and certainly the subsidiaries in APAC (especially Singapore, Taiwan, Macau, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand) in connection with the provision of banking services and ancillary services; requirements and design of processes for the prevention of supervisory violations; task, responsibilities and function of the compliance function; if applicable, knowledge of the legal requirements for foreign relations; if applicable, knowledge of trading monitoring and the provisions of Securities Trading Act/ Monitoring with regard to insider information;

4.    In addition, knowledge of the fundamentals of the organization and responsibilities of financial authorities; knowledge of all banking services and ancillary services provided by the Wirecard Group as well as the risks arising from these; knowledge of the functioning and risks of the financial instruments; recognition of possible conflicts of interest and their causes; structural and procedural organization of the Wirecard Group and the various structuring options of sales specifications are required;

5.    Good command of written and spoken English; additional Asian language is a plus

6.    Confident handling of all common office applications (MS Office and Internet)

7.    Ability to work in a team, ability to work under pressure, assertiveness, self-confident, collegial appearance within the company and out;

8.    A high degree of personal responsibility and independent working methods;


Reference Number: 7399
Profession:  Payments > Legal
Company:Payments and Cards Network

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