Risk & Compliance Officer

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Risk & Compliance Officer

At Katanox we're looking for a Risk & Compliance Officer to join our team.

Full-time · Remote, EU

About the company

Meet Katanox, a B2B marketplace for travel sellers and accommodation providers. By removing any barrier for our partners to do business, the Katanox marketplace offers you a chance to help improve every stage of the travel transaction. One platform that offers direct two-way connectivity, direct partnership contracting and a proprietary fintech stack will make you roll up your sleeves to discover all the data optimisations that are only possible when you connect all aspects of the travel transaction.

Katanox is looking for a Risk & Compliance Officer to manage/ control the financial, compliance and credit risk exposure of merchants as well as those risks associated with the company’s global payments services operations; compliance issues exist in the regulatory environment (KYC, AML, Sanctions, etc.), and the non-regulatory environment, specifically, those compliance obligations the company faces relating to card scheme rules, PCI DSS, and acquiring bank governance.

The main purposes of this role are to (1) provide thought leadership in the arena of regulatory and non-regulatory compliance management; (2) manage the Katanox Fintech Compliance & Risk Program; (3) maintain effective relationship management with external compliance stakeholders (regulators, acquiring partners, and industry entities); (4) provide expert advice to the CFRO, the Katanox Fintech Managing Board, and other internal stakeholders (i.e. Supervisory Board). The role holder is part of the second line and headed by the CFRO. 

We are looking for an autonomous person and who has demonstrated success dealing with ambiguity, operating in a high-growth environment, and solving problems with limited oversight. 

About the role

  • Maintain oversight and forward planning of changes in the regulatory compliance environment across the company’s international footprint
  • Remain the company point of contact and action owner for all regulatory, licensing, KYC, AML, etc. issues (ongoing engagement with the Dutch Central Bank and FIU) 
  • Manage the ongoing compliance training and awareness of all Katanox Fintech staff 
  • Maintain the company policy program, ensuring all applicable policies are documented, current, accurate, appropriate, and embedded in the organization
  • Perform risk analysis on the compliance and reputational risks associated with contractual relations Katanox Fintech has with card acquirers, payment product suppliers, and new business/client/merchant relationships
  • Ensure the merchant due diligence program meets the obligations imposed by the card schemes, regulatory entities, and Katanox Fintech’s acquiring partners
  • Advise the CFRO and other departments on execution/ improvement of controls in the internal and internal compliance environment
  • Provide expert compliance advice and oversight to the risk investigations team in the conduct of ongoing monitoring of the merchant portfolio in consideration of scheme programs governing IP Infringement, aggregation, area of use, copyright protection, etc.

About you

  • Compliance certifications preferred

  • 5 or more years experience in compliance. Experience in the payments or eCommerce industry is strongly preferred

  • Consistent attention to details / Accuracy and Risk / business economic affinity

  • Strong stakeholder management skills (internal & external) and problem analysis and Solving skills

  • Advanced degree in law, business, or applicable field of study

  • Fluent in Dutch and English 

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Do you want to join our team as our new Risk & Compliance Officer? Then we'd love to hear about you!