regional head of compliance, payment in Singapore

daniella koh, randstad
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We are partnering with a leading Payment company in search of their Regional Head of Compliance to ensure that the company is operating in full compliance with all local and international laws and regulations.

about the job

As the compliance leader and subject matter expert, the Regional Head of Compliance is responsible for establishing standards and implementing procedures to ensure that compliance programs throughout the organization are effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting non-compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Manage compliance risk strategies, policies and frameworks
  • Monitor and assess compliance with laws, regulations and policies (including Payment Services Act, Personal Data Protection Act, etc and all relevant regulations in the regions of operation and beyond)
  • Carry out regular compliance reviews and investigations as and when necessary and follow through with proper escalation process as well as following up with external authorities when required
  • Implementation of compliance controls and risk management activities
  • Carry out regulatory reporting (including STRs, regulatory returns, and PDPA related reporting, and other similar reporting for Singapore and the region)
  • Provide compliance advisory to business teams and internal stakeholders, particular in the launch of new product approvals
  • Prompt reporting to management on all compliance & regulatory matters, keeping them abreast of changes that have a material impact to the business
  • Liaison with regulators, auditors and external authority bodies

skills and experience required

  • Bachelor in Business, Accounting, Finance, Legal, or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum 12 years of solid experience in a compliance function either a payments company, Fintech company or regulated financial institution
  • Ideally have prior APAC experience
  • A passion and familiarity with the payments ecosystems in Asia as well as the latest developments in financial technology
  • Experience operationalising AML/CFT requirements as well as strong familiarity of relevant MAS regulations, data protection laws
  • Strong working relationships with MAS and regional regulators

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact <Daniella Koh> at <98237297>.
(EA: 94C3609/ <R1655148>)


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree