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Head of Compliance

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    City of London

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    Georgina Housden

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client is a fintech focusing on payments who are looking for a Head of Compliance to lead the compliance function. They are growing at a rapid rate with a big valuation, so this is a really exciting time to join. This role can be based in London or in New York.

Key Duties

  • Overall responsibility for the firm's compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures

  • Designing and implementing the Compliance Monitoring Plan

  • Reporting to the Board on any issues

  • Liaising with the FCA and regulatory reporting

  • Providing advice to wider teams on compliance regulations, financial promotions, SMCR, complaints handling, etc.

  • Devising training and managing 5 direct reports

Your Profile

  • Extensive regulatory compliance experience, ideally within payments/crypto

  • A keen interest in the movement of the crypto space

  • Preferably held the registered function SMF16 previously

  • Strong internal and stakeholder management

  • Gravitas and ability to lead the function

  • Diligent, credible and autonomous in decision making

Salary: £120,000 - £150,000 depending on experience + benefits

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Georgina Housden.
Phone: 02037780856

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.