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Compliance Manager - KSA (Arabic Speaker)

Posted: 18 May 2021 Closes: 17 Jun 2021
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1087116845


We're building the connected finance businesses deserve. Unleashing them with tomorrow's technology, today. Our flexible payments solutions help global enterprises - like Samsung, Deliveroo and Adidas - launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We liberate smart, passionate people to collaborate, innovate and do their best work - faster. That's why we're one of the most valuable fintech firms around. But we're just getting started. By cutting through financial complexity, we'll empower companies to change the world. Join us. Unlock your potential.

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Compliance Manager, KSA

is seeking a compliance manager to join its Operations function to lead all compliance matters in KSA. Reporting to the Regional Manager, this is a key role with a significant opportunity to have a huge impact and will be granted trust and autonomy to deliver results.

You will develop and lead the compliance initiatives for KSA, working with external regulators and internal partners to ensure in KSA follows local and global standard methodologies.

The successful candidate will be able to prioritize multiple areas of responsibilities with minimal direction, demonstrating excellent critical judgment with a hands-on approach. This is an exciting and fast-paced role with the opportunity to make a real impact and to work with an inspiring, dynamic FinTech.

About You
    • A university degree with a minimum of 5-8 years working experience in the area of payments AML/CTF, compliance, internal audit, or risk management within financial services industries.
    • ACAMS certified (preferably).
    • Knowledge in SAMA regulatory framework.
    • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem-solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions.
    • Good organizational and stakeholder management skills.
    • Willingness to expand technical knowledge in a broad range of projects.
    • Great teammate with strong collaborative qualities and a positive demeanor.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present analysis and recommendations.
    • Reliable when working independently, with sound judgment for when to bring up issues.
    • Excellent attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and a flexible approach to work.
    • Ability to work odd hours

What you will be doing
    • Develop the company's compliance program, including the needed manuals and policies that should be in line with SAMA requirements.
    • Work closely with other internal functions and teams to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory and contractual requirements.
    • Investigate and where required, bring up any major compliance concerns to Management, recommend remediation actions, and enhance existing processes accordingly.
    • Provide oversight and compliance advice to local entities and business units to ensure risk management and mitigation policies are adopted and adequately addressed.
    • Facilitate Regulatory Inspections, prepare responses on observations, and ensure to resolve all observations within an acceptable timeline.
    • Participate and lead in Group-wide and local AML/CTF-related projects.
    • Conduct compliance assurance exercises on AML/CTF program.
    • Contribute to the maintenance and review of policies and procedures, including ensuring they are up to date with all regulatory and international best methodologies.
    • Conduct training on AML/CTF developments and typologies to cultivate a good risk and compliance culture within the organization.
    • Highlight any potential concerns/risks and proactively share the best risk management practices.
    • Maintain awareness of industry trends on regulatory compliance, emerging threats, and appropriate steps to mitigate the risks.
    • Develop compliance reporting as per regulatory and governance requirements
    • Contribute to and implement coding standards, and compliance procedures

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We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.


We don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.


We're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

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More about

We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.
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