Head of Compliance

Position Type

Permanent - Full Time




Daresbury, UK

Role Profile

Reporting to the Head of Assurance Risk and Compliance (HOARC) you will develop a compliance and risk framework in line with the business requirements and the wider financial industry. It will be your job to oversee, challenge, report and guide on compliance frameworks including the appetite to Risk Committee and key stakeholders.

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  • Manage the Compliance Team, championing a high-performance environment and implementing a people strategy that attracts, retains and develops high performers, and motivates teams by fostering an inclusive work environment
  • Develop, implement and review a compliance framework and approach across Greensill
  • Oversee the Compliance risk appetite and reporting metrics
  • Ensure a consistent and proportionate approach to the implementation of a compliance oversight programme
  • Accountable for horizon scanning and upstream risk management to ensure new regulation/ legislation impacting Greensill across the global offices is identified, understood and effective actions are taken to implement the required changes
  • Lead an effective stakeholder relationship process to provide timely and accurate advice and guidance on regulatory conduct matters
  • Develop, implement and maintain firm-wide policy framework, including policies, procedures and practical guidance.
  • Support any required training or education to ensure effective and consistent adherence across the business
  • Provide effective review and challenge to the business on emerging compliance risks
  • Help spearhead efforts to obtain, maintain and/ or renew relevant regulatory licences including the preparation and submission of all required documentation
  • Support the CRO and HOARC on all aspects of Compliance; and the wider Risk Team as directed by line management

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven experience of dealing with regulators and working within a similar role
  • Excellent leadership skills with proven experience of direct line management
  • Expertise and knowledge of the regulatory and compliance agenda
  • Demonstrable experience of developing compliance frameworks
  • Proven experience of leading organisations through strategic change
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify and assess key risks
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders and build effective relationships
  • Excellent communicator at all levels both written and verbally
  • Results driven, with the ability and initiative to drive quality output
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a fast paced and challenging working environment
  • Degree level education or equivalent (Law/Business/Finance subjects preferred)
  • ICA Diploma or equivalent Compliance/ Risk/ Audit qualification
  • MIFID and/or PSD experience would be advantageous

Perks of the job

Hard Work, Well Paid

Our mix of salary, bonus and equity means that when your hard work leads to Greensill's success, you will be generously rewarded. What's more, all of our compensation packages include competitive pensions and benefits.

Great People, Great Work

Greensill people are smart. We are original thinkers who bring innovative ideas to work everyday. We work hard, respect one another, and are treated equally, no matter our position in the company.

Bright Future, Worldwide

The phenomenal rate of global growth that Greensill enjoys translates into abundant opportunity for career development, no matter your role or geographic location. Join us for an exciting career path that can only be offered by one of the fastest growing fintechs in the business.

Cool Offices, Cool Places

Wherever you work for Greensill, you will be in a smart, inclusive and friendly office with all the resources you need. We choose the best locations in the best cities, so you can focus on your work in a challenging and energetic environment without the typical burdens of bureaucracy or hierarchy.

Hear from our people

It’s exciting to come to work and be part of a growing company with fantastic people, where we pull out all the stops to get the job done.

Ann Jones,
Team Leader Payments, UK

Greensill encourages an entrepreneurial spirit among its employees that empowers and inspires our team to find innovative solutions every day.

Adam Cherubini,
VP Origination, USA

I enjoy working in a growth environment, with spirited and smart, eager colleagues who are keen to learn every day.

Myrjam Tschoeke,
Global Head of Origination, Germany

Every day is different, and the team is made up of people from such varied backgrounds so you’re constantly learning and getting different ideas on how to do things.

Debora Santosa,
VP Origination, Australia

Greensill provides an inclusive, family-natured, innovational culture that encourages out of the box thinking.

Jivesh Singh,
Associate, South Africa

Greensill gives hardworking employees the support they need to grow professionally, and the freedom to take on as much responsibility as they desire.

Rachelle Bower,
Analyst, USA

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