Regulatory Operations Manager
Ebury is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector.
Ebury is a Global FinTech: we apply new technologies to enhance and automate financial services and processes. This allows small and medium-sized businesses to trade and transact internationally by eliminating boundaries related to more traditional procedures.
Founded in 2009, we are now positioned among the fastest-growing companies in the sector. Headquartered in London, we have more than 1000 staff covering over 50 nationalities (and counting!) working across more than 27 offices worldwide and serving more than 45,000 clients every day.
Hard work pays off: Ebury has just received a £350 million investment from Banco Santander and has won over 20 internationally recognised awards such as the Growing Business of the Year 2019: Larger Company (Turnover £50m+) and Financial Times: 1000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies (which we have been awarded twice: 2017 and 2019!).
In September 2021, Ebury was named one of the top 15 European Fintechs to work for by Glassdoor and AltFi.
None of this would have been possible without our proudest achievement: our great people. Enthusiastic, innovative and collaborative teams, always ready to disrupt and revolutionise the fast-paced Fintech sector.
Overall Responsibility of the Role:
The Regulatory Operations team coordinate all regulatory reporting matters on behalf of the Ebury group, including but not limited to financial reporting, jurisdictional safeguarding, trade repository reporting (forwards and swaps) and transaction reporting. The role is to provide guidance and oversight on safeguarding across and related matters across several global entities and branches.
The role requires a candidate who understands regulatory safeguarding processes and governance. This role requires a strong CASS background at Manager level, where the candidate is well versed in all CASS requirements and governance.
The candidate will assist in the overnight of regulatory safeguarding matters across the globe, including but not limited to CASS, Australia, Singapore, UK EMI, and Belgium. The candidate will assist in leading regulatory reviews and working with an accomplished leadership team to help build and further develop the governance and structure to new regions.
The candidate will be required to assist in designing and implementing various policies, and working with senior stakeholders to implement processes. The candidate will be a key member of the management team to develop the regulatory operations and operating models to allow progress and development into new countries.
Global review of safeguarding obligations for all Ebury entities. Strong focus on CASS infrastructure. This will require Rules to Gap mapping across all entities.
Policy design for new entities ensuring this meets all safeguarding requirements.
Process design and implementation.
Assisting with audit delivery and remediation.
Review of existing processes and procedural enhancements.
Work with various stakeholders across the business to effect change (Tech, Operations, Finance, Compliance).
Conduct risk assessments and establish appropriate risk-based controls including design of regular management information and metrics.
Act as single point of contact for safeguarding matters and provide assistance to the business in the resolution of regulatory breaches.
Lead training and maintaining a culture of operational compliance.
The below requirements are valued and not mandatory:
5 years of working experience in client money safeguarding under CASS, E-money, ASIC.
Experience with MiFID and EMIR reporting also advantageous.
Understand the Investment industry and upcoming changes in the industry.
Understand the Payments industry in particular the regulatory requirements of operating within this business line.
Experience of building relationships with Regulators, auditors and various internal stakeholders.
International experience will be of interest although not essential and / or languages.
Successful people management and project management skills.
Strong people skills as the candidate will need to be able to effect change across the business entities, particularly around allocation of resources.
Strong communication skills very important - role will require communication across different levels, from junior to senior management. The role requires someone who is confident and clear, and can read/adapt to the audience.
We believe in inclusion. We stand against discrimination in all forms and have no tolerance for the intolerance of differences that makes us a modern and successful organisation. At Ebury, you can be whoever you want to be and still feel a sense of belonging no matter your story because we want you and your uniqueness to help write our future.