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Holland FinTech

Director - Regulatory Compliance



Posted on Monday, May 8, 2023
Nium, the Leader in Real-Time Global Payments
At Nium, we operate at the intersection of an increasingly interconnected world, where the traditional finance industry has been disrupted, and on-demand is in demand. Our payments infrastructure is leading a transformation in payments, enabling anyone, anywhere to make and receive payments instantly, regardless of the location or currency. We currently support:
-Regulatory Licenses and Authorizations in 40+ Countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance
-190+ Pay Out Markets – 100+ in real time
-35+ Pay In Markets
-30+ Card Issuance Markets
-100+ Supported Currencies
Today, Nium is the leader in real-time global payments and the fastest way to send money across borders. We are co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lithuania, London, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, and UAE.
We are recruiting a Head of Compliance for Singapore. As Head of Compliance, you will contribute to the collaborative mission and vision by assisting with the day-to-day management and integration of an effective compliance program
You will lead and contribute to the key decision-making that will define the compliance landscape of NIUM that truly makes our business scalable as a platform.
You will be a role model to the Compliance team in as well as the rest of the organization, acting as a key ambassador for compliance, risk & governance.
At Nium, we are changing the world one transaction at a time. By eliminating the complexity in global payments, we are moving the world closer to a future of frictionless commerce. It’s our modular platform that helps businesses pay and get paid across the globe with services for pay-outs, pay-ins, card issuance, alternate payments and crypto-as-a-service.

What would a day @ Nium look like?

  • Lead compliance for the region overseeing aspects of money laundering and other trending non-compliance areas to enhance compliance proficiency
  • Maintains subject matter expertise to advise senior leadership on emerging trends and potential impact on the strategic roadmap
  • Leverage industry and regulatory partnerships to facilitate the application and maintenance of license in Singapore.
  • Collaboratively work on program components, standards, goals, resources, training, monitoring, reporting and team building efforts to align the compliance program with emerging internal and external expectations and requirements.
  • Conceptualize and drive implementation of cross product technical risk assessment to drive regulatory compliance at optimal commercial terms
  • Ensure compliance culture is actively involved in organizational roadmap discussions of the country.

Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

  • 10+ years relevant AML/CFT experiences and expertise within a fintech, payments, or other financial institution.
  • Strong understanding of MAS regulatory frameworks and decision-making processes, particularly as it pertains to the Payment Services Act of 2019, and (preferably) other Southeast Asian countries’ payment regimes.
  • Excellent (written and spoken) English skills, allowing for clear and concise communication with all levels of stakeholder.
  • Time management skills, with the ability to prioritize workload and multitask time‐sensitive analysis of financial activities.
  • Experience in dealing with audits and/or regulatory examinations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a complex organisation, across multiple cultures, geographies, and disciplines.
  • High-level understanding of common management information software.
What we offer at Nium
We Value Performance: Through competitive salaries, performance bonuses, uncapped sales commissions and robust performance reviews, we ensure that all employees are rewarded and incentivized for their hard work.
We Care for Our Employees: The wellness of Nium’ers is our #1 priority. In addition to many other benefits, we offer medical coverage, 24/7 employee assistance program, generous time off policies, and a year-end shut down. We also provide a hybrid working environment (3 days per week in the office).
We Upskill Ourselves: We are curious, always want to learn more and upskill ourselves. As well as role-specific training, we also offer a global learning stipend.
We Constantly Innovate: Nium continues to be globally recognized for its constant innovations, growth, and employee-centric mindset since our inception:
We Celebrate Together: Work is also about having fun with your colleagues and forging deep relationships. We host company-wide social events onsite and virtually, provide team morale budget and bonding activities, happy hours, team offsites, and much more!
We Thrive with Diversity: Across 33 nationalities and 18+ countries, our diverse and multicultural team embodies our commitment to a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.
What it’s like to be a Nium'er
At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally:
#KeepItSimple: We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind.
#MakeItBetter: We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better.
#WinItTogether: We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team.
For more information, visit www.nium.com.