Head of Risk and Compliance

Amsterdam Permanent

Added 07/02/2022

  • Great opportunity to work for a new European online Bank
  • Opportunity to participate in the building of a new and innovative Bank

About Our Client

Vivid Money is an innovative FinTech start-up that offers a unique mobile banking app at your fingertips.
Whether it's payments, transfers, multi-currency accounts for your travels, spendings reports, split bills -
with Vivid, managing all your finances and investing your money is easy, flexible, and 100% transparent.

Job Description

What you'll do:
● Help oversee and maintain the compliance and risk management framework, strategy, policies
and governance arrangements as approved by the Board
● Assist the Board and Senior Management to create a culture of informed risk-taking through
training, communication and promotion of the agreed risk and compliance framework
● Support the Board in setting, maintaining and reporting on the risk and compliance
● Ensure the adequacy of risk information, risk analysis and risk training
● Extensive experience in a compliance environment with a good understanding of the
compliance issues impacting market infrastructure or financial services
● Significant relevant experience at a regulated financial institution, with first-hand
knowledge of EMIR, MiFID, MiFIR and trade repositories
● Familiarity with financial markets and products, e.g. Derivatives, FX, Commodities, and
● Lead the oversight and challenge of the Firm's systems and controls in respect of risk
management (i.e. 2nd line challenge to 1st line's management of risk)
● Risk monitoring, including operational-, market-, counterparty- (settlement and presettlement), and liquidity risk
● Interact with the AFM and/or DNB on an ongoing basis (as/when needed)
● Keep up to date with AFM and EU regulatory developments

The Successful Applicant

What you'll need in order to be successful:
● Have 5+ years of experience with substantial experience in a MIFID related Compliance role
● Have strong leadership skills, including the ability to manage risk and control activities in a
complex financial operation
● Have strong attention to detail and analytical thinking
● Be a skilled communicator with the ability to influence and motivate others
● Ability to work effectively with colleagues and clients effectively at all levels
● Sound organisational and time management skills
● Self-motivated individual with the ability to energise
● Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritise under pressure
● Excellent written and spoken English skills
● Based in the Netherlands

What's on Offer

● Opportunity to participate in the building of a new and innovative company
● Attractive company health insurance and pension schemes
● Access to a Nilo.health free membership
● Great working atmosphere in a motivated and dynamic team
● Opportunities to learn and grow together with the company
● Attractive learning budget to keep developing professional skills
● The core team you will be working in is located in Amsterdam, but working remotely is possible

Willem van Leeuwen
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