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Head of Group Compliance – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Nov 1, 2018

A growing FinTech business have an exciting job opportunity for an enthusiastic Head of Group Compliance to lead their National Compliance team at their offices in Johannesburg. The Head of Group Compliance will be responsible for overseeing and managing compliance across the Group, ensuring that it complies with regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures

Your key job responsibilities as the Head of Group Compliance in Johannesburg will include:

  • Developing and maintaining a positive compliance culture across the Group
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the Heads of Desk and management
  • Implementing strong national policies
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of the compliance policies and controls in place across the Group and updating as necessary
  • Providing support and training to all areas as needed
  • Overseeing the operation of the compliance function including the activities of the Regional Compliance Officers and the Group Policy and Reporting Manager
  • Building relationships with regulators for licensing and ongoing requirements
  • Monitoring regulatory change to identify, understand and communicate to national teams and ensuring policies and processes are updated
  • Monitoring and improving processes to most effectively anticipate, manage and reduce risk to the company and its partners
  • Fostering an environment of regulatory awareness whilst instilling a positive, proactive culture towards the compliance function across the company

Requirements for this Head of Group Compliance job in Johannesburg:

  • Prior experience within a Compliance function
  • Experience of the regulatory requirements of Electronic Money Regulations, Anti Money Laundering Regulations, and other relevant regulatory institutions or instruments
  • Experience of providing governance, controls and compliance advice for new product development
  • Exceptional management skills. Ability to motivate and inspire the national team; having a collaborative and supportive relationship with the team and colleagues across the organization, while still being able to work independently when needed
  • Strong analytical skills, in particular the ability to draw logical conclusions from a range of diverse source materials and present them in a clear and engaging way
  • Previous experience of operating within a global compliance team is preferred
  • Previous knowledge and experience within the Electronic Money Payments Industry and Fintech would be an advantage

If you meet the above requirements for this Head of Group Compliance job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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