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Head of Compliance (Ireland)

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    Georgina Housden

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    020 3778 1252

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    15 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a leading global crypto fintech, is urgently looking for a Head of Compliance (Ireland) to join on a remote working basis.

They are growing at a rapid rate, having recently closed one of the largest Series A funding rounds in fintech entailing a huge valuation: this is therefore a truly exciting time to join.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Building and managing the Compliance and AML programme granted by the Central Bank of Ireland

  • Liaison for CBI during and after VASP application

  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes

  • Reporting to the Board

  • Building and maintaining relationships across the business (1st line of defence, compliance assurance etc)

  • Assumption of AML responsibilities including the annual MLRO report

  • Member of EMEA AML Governance Committee

  • Training

Your Profile

  • Prior experience as Head of Compliance (PCF 15) in Fintech or Investment Banking

  • Demonstrable leadership skills

  • Previous experience in design, build and implementation of Compliance and AML Programmes

  • ACAMS/ACFS or ICA qualification

  • Flexible and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Understanding of crypto desirable but not essential

Salary is flexible, circa £100,000 - £140,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Georgina Housden.
Phone: 020 3778 1252
Reference Code: 11500

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.