UK Regulatory Compliance Assurance Lead
Posted on 7/19/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

International finance transfer service
Company Overview
Wise’s mission is to create a world with money without borders – moving it instantly, transparently, conveniently, and eventually for free. The company is committed to empowering money for people and businesses through their app and website that utilizes a complex engine of currencies and routes that is being designed and built by their teams across cities around the world.
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Legal & Compliance
  • Communication. You can communicate clearly and concisely with teams both inside and outside of Compliance, minimising jargon and articulating the value of Compliance Assurance to all stakeholders
  • You have a good understanding of FCA expectations of a payments and e-money businesses and are comfortable navigating the FCA Handbook and explaining these requirements to business stakeholders (though you will be supported by the Compliance Oversight team should detailed regulatory analysis be required
  • Technical skills. You have a thorough understanding of risk and control and have experience designing and carrying out risk-based controls testing and outcome testing in a Compliance, Internal Audit or consulting role. You are comfortable using basic analytical techniques to interrogate large datasets and are keen to develop these skills further
  • Flexible. You're excited to work at a fast growing scale-up and you've considered the challenges and development opportunities that this brings. Here's a taster of what it's like working at Wise
  • Develop and deliver a risk based monitoring and testing plan for the UK, including data-enabled and ad hoc monitoring
  • Identify the root causes of compliance issues and work with stakeholders to agree proportionate, scalable solutions, tracking these through to completion
  • Support the wider monitoring and testing team strategy by collaborating with global colleagues. Adapt your focus depending on the regulatory agenda and business maturity