Regulatory Compliance Specialist – Belgium (French speaking / Vlaamstalig)

Compliance, Brussels

Regulatory Compliance Specialist – Belgium (French speaking / Vlaamstalig)

Compliance, Brussels

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!).

None of this would have been possible without what we’re most proud of: our great community. Enthusiastic, disruptive and collaborative teams, always ready to innovate and revolutionize the fast-paced Fintech dimension.

As a result of phenomenal growth and ongoing expansion - as well as Brexit -, we are now looking for a Regulatory Compliance Specialist to join the Compliance team based in Brussels and reporting to the Regulatory/Advisory Compliance Manager.
The main purpose of this role is, with the support of the Compliance team, assisting the Regulatory/Advisory Compliance Manager in maintaining the integrity of the Belgian (EEA) license, ensuring adherence to legislative requirements and supporting the company with its passporting regime to continental Europe. In addition, this role will provide oversight of the regulatory compliance requirements, implementing this into policies and procedures and keeping them up to date, as well as supporting our training and development program.

Ready to join the revolution?

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a self-driven Regulatory Compliance Specialist who has gained at least 2 years of relevant experience within the financial industry in regulatory (PSD2, MIFID, etc.) and someone who has the ability to take ownership of parts of a compliance framework in a fast-paced Fintech environment and keep driving this forward. The person must demonstrate proven organizational and time management skills, have excellent communications skills (both written and verbal), with the ability to gain credibility fast and influence key stakeholders.

The candidate must demonstrate proven organizational and time management skills, have excellent communications skills - all work will be conducted in English so fluency, both written and verbal, is essential as they will need to communicate with colleagues globally. The working environment is fast paced, agile and highly results orientated so the individual must be comfortable working within this type of highly rewarding, dynamic environment. In addition, the individual must be comfortable with working autonomously and have good interpersonal skills to interact with the local and group Compliance teams (Belgium, EEA, UK, Global).

Key Responsibilities are, but not limited to, assisting the Regulatory/Advisory Compliance Manager in:

  • Driving the Regulatory Compliance framework of Ebury Partners Belgium, post-Brexit EEA Headquarters
  • Supporting the team with regulatory issues, helping to implement regulatory reporting and assist on their execution
  • Implementing all regulatory and legal requirements and changes from local Regulators (Belgium and EEA)
  • Developing and maintaining relevant parts of the compliance framework (policies, procedures, processes). Liaising closely with the Group Compliance (UK and EEA) to ensure consistency in local and group policies and procedures
  • Oversight of the Outsourcing framework and ensure compliance with EBA Guidelines on that matter
  • Help improving the operational compliance processes based on the local policies
  • Provide ongoing training about the products and ensure the sales team is continuously monitored for the regulated activities
  • Keep abreast of circulars/recommendations from the Regulator and continuously ensure that the company’s policies and procedures adhere to these
  • Audit the first line of defense procedures and processes and their compliance with the company’s policy

Why should you work with us?

  • Competitive salary dependent on skills and experience
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career progression in a multinational team (Belgium, EEA, UK, Global)
  • A wide scope of responsibilities in a rapidly growing international FinTech
  • Fantastic, welcoming and dynamic working environment with close attention to the employees in a bright new office well situated in Brussels
  • You will be working together with international colleagues who have a varied background in different jurisdictions which offers possibilities of promoting skills
  • Out of the box thinking, curiosity, ownership and input in the working method is encouraged
  • Social events including monthly team building activities and bi-annual parties
  • Coffee, fresh fruit and cereal for breakfast provided daily

Interested?

Apply today to change the FinTech Industry