Vice President of Risk and Compliance at Black Pen

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Salary: $Not Stated
  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Salary: $Not Stated
State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 21/09/2021
Qualification: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 5 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: ICT

Vice President of Risk and Compliance Summary

Black Pen Recruitment is looking for an experienced Vice President of Risk and Compliance Professional in need of a remote jobs in Ghana.

Our client, a Seychelles based remote company, is looking to hire a Vice President of Risk and Compliance.

They designed a fast, cheap and fun way to make transactions in Africa.

From currency exchange to business accounts, their app is utilised by people across all walks of life in Africa.

They have not only partnered with regular people but they have also partnered with some of the biggest

telecommunications and banks throughout Africa.

As Vice President of Risk and Compliance, you will work closely with the Head of Risk and Compliance.

Our client offers shares as part of their benefits package.

They want all employees to enjoy the success of their organisation.

Vice President of Risk and Compliance Requirements

The ideal Vice President of Risk and Compliance is someone who has:

Vice President of Risk and Compliance Education:

we do not mind what or where your educational background is, provided that you have the requisite career experience and skills.

Minimum of 5 years experience working in risk and compliance, within the African fintech, financial services and/or payment services sector.

Strong experience and networks in Nigeria and/or Kenya are a plus.

Experience helping to build and operationalize a risk and compliance framework from the ground up.

In depth experience in relevant risk and compliance fields including financial crime (AML, CFT, KYC) and data

protection, with experience or exposure to client onboarding and screening; transactions monitoring; and ongoing due diligence.

Strong planning, implementation, and communication skills

High degree of attention to detail, professionalism, and thoroughness.

Excel at both long-term macro planning and sudden risk crisis management

The Vice President of Risk and Compliance have a growth mindset

Flexibility, agility, grit, discipline, accountability, reliability, and ownership over your work.

You maintain enthusiasm and resolve in the face of the type of challenges, surprises, and adversity that come with

scaling a fintech business across Africa.

The Vice President of Risk and Compliance have relevant risk, compliance, or financial crime certifications are a plus

Fluency in English required

Vice President of Risk and Compliance Responsibilities:

Supporting the Head of Compliance in the development and implementation of a Risk and Compliance framework

for the company across all jurisdictions of our operations.

Advising the business on the management and investigation of Risk and Compliance issues including KYC, AML,

CFT and fraud risk.

Engaging regulators and commercial counterparties on Risk and Compliance issues in line with our internal policies and directives.

Managing and coordinating the risk and compliance team across all locations by determining hiring needs and

accountabilities; supporting recruitment, selection, orientation, training, and internal communication protocols

within the risk unit; and communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures.

Working with the Head of Compliance and the Compliance team to ensure fiscal, regulatory, and legal compliance of

our products with international best practices

Collaborating with the finance team to ensure all relevant legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor

compliance with financial laws and regulations

Supporting the team on any related tasks in support of the delivery of our growth strategy and carrying out other

relevant tasks relevant to the development and maturation of our Risk and Compliance function in the context of our

overall growth strategy

Learning about new developments in the sector; staying up to date with current best practices

Contributing to and fostering an open environment for communication and collaboration within the risk team and

between the risk team and other units

Helping to make a place where everyone feels welcome to lead, learn, and thrive together

If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity then apply today!

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