KYC Product Compliance Lead
Updated on 11/3/2023

5,001-10,000 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.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





London, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Legal & Compliance
  • We are looking for someone passionate about payments, fintech and compliance risk management and with an eye on the future. You should have:
  • Minimum 10 years working in a financial institution
  • Minimum 5 years focused on financial crime compliance. Plus if you have supported teams operationalising KYC controls
  • Experience collaborating with various stakeholders such as product, operations, and other compliance teams
  • A problem-solving mindset with the ability to explain control effectiveness using data
  • Clear communication, project coordination, and management skills
  • A sense of camaraderie and good humour while under pressure or tight deadlines
  • Wisdom, a world view and talent for thinking outside the box
  • Professionalism and high integrity
  • Willingness to question teams and themselves on how to best serve our customers, while keeping processes robust and compliant!
  • 25% international travel required
  • Be an expert at evaluating compliance requirements associated with KYC regulations
  • Comfortable assessing the KYC risks of new products and/or licence launches. Upskilling yourself and the product teams on the risks and regulations
  • Good understanding of other FinCrime controls (e.g AML, Fraud, Screening) and how the customer's KYC interacts with them
  • Excellent communicator that can explain compliance and risk requirements to non-compliance stakeholders both inside and outside of Wise
  • Problem solving mindset with a focus on unlocking growth while balancing risk and compliance. Ability to explain our controls approach to 2LOD and manage operational compliance impact ahead of new product launches
  • Proactive nature that ensures we have the right KYC controls in place to launch and grow our products. As required ability to implement risk mitigation strategies and develop approaches to scale our products