Compliance Assurance & Monitoring Specialist

Compliance, London

Compliance Assurance & Monitoring Specialist

Compliance, London

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. 

Our Electronic Money Institution specialized in Foreign exchange and risk/hedging solutions is searching for a Compliance Assurance & Monitoring Specialist with relative experience in this space ideally with a background in the payments/e-money industries.  This is a permanent position based in our central London head office offering a competitive salary.

You will spend your time focusing on monitoring & Surveillance, conducting audits & reviews, dealing with queries from both front office and senior management regarding regulatory challenges, reporting, specific case studies tailored to the company and interpreting the local and global regulations, so you must be able to communicate your knowledge clearly and concisely and be comfortable presenting to the team and to the other departments as well. 

The role will sit within the Compliance Assurance & Monitoring team which sits in overall compliance department, the successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Compliance Assurance & Monitoring. 

Your activities will include:

  • Carry out call monitoring on direct and indirect clients as part of the CMP.
  • Perform PM website & promotional literature audits.
  • Perform PM regular full audits along with thematic reviews.
  • Carry out 2nd line comms & surveillance monitoring, working closely with AML & transaction monitoring team.
  • Monitor PM external vendor online module training.
  • Working closely with internal teams as part of the onboarding team.
  • Keep up to date with the relevant regulatory (including financial crime) changes.
  • Assist front office with day to day ad-hoc queries, provide general regulatory advice to the company.
  • Support Senior Management (including the HOC) in the training.
  • Advice on regulatory practices for building and strengthening frameworks.
  • Collate MI and run data analysis, present your findings/opinions to senior management or members of the board.


  • Must have Monitoring & Surveillance, financial crime related experience in the financial industry.
  • Preferably having experience in an e-money/payment institution.
  • 1-3 years industry experience.
  • Strong knowledge of the financial regulations, particularly within the Payments e-money industry.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly.
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced industry and highly performing team.


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