iwoca is hiring a

Regulatory Officer

London, United Kingdom

Join one of Europe’s leading Fintech startups.

At iwoca, our vision is that finance should be like electricity: simple, seamless and powerful. Over the next decade we aim to provide financing to 1 million small businesses that are underserved by the banks. Since launch in 2012, we've lent over £100m to thousands of small businesses across Europe. Along the way we have built a high-tech platform, won numerous awards and have grown a fun and vibrant team.

Over the last 12 months our team has doubled to over 100 people and last summer we closed a $20m Series B funding round, giving us the means to fuel our rapid growth. We’re now looking for an experienced regulatory officer to take on the challenges faced by a fast-growing alternative lender.

  • Provide guidance to the team on the firm’s regulatory obligations, particularly with regard to the Consumer Credit Act
  • Maintain relationships and liaise with regulatory authorities
  • Deliver compliance training and provide ad-hoc compliance advice to the UK team and in some cases give guidance to our international teams
  • Engage with and take a leadership role of the audit committee
  • Review, comment and agree audit reports by third parties
  • Keep abreast of recent changes whilst maintaining the current knowledge and understanding of regulatory policies, including, financial crime protection, conflicts of interest, KYC and AML.
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in interpreting FCA handbook specifically CONC, SYSC, DISP
  • Experience in monitoring audit review processes, ideally within regulated firms
  • Good understanding of the demands faced by small business in our markets
  • The ability to write clear reports and discuss your recommendations at board level within a growing business
  • To be confident, committed and enthusiastic. You should be comfortable in a fast-paced startup environment where every month is a record month
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