Viva Wallet is hiring a

Legal & Compliance Senior Associate (France)

Paris, France

We are looking for a passionate and high skilled Legal & Compliance Senior Associate to join our Viva Wallet team in France!

More specifically, as a Legal & Compliance Associate you will:

  • Be responsible for the provision of legal support and advice with respect to the operational and regulatory compliance matters applicable in the assigned geographical territory.
  • Do continuous monitoring & mapping of the regulatory developments.
  • Develop regulatory compliance roadmaps and train the involved personnel.
  • Conduct compliance audits to ensure that internal processes & policies are followed.
  • Liaise with external legal advisers and local regulatory/supervising authorities.
  • Conduct risk assessment within the assigned local territory as regards compliance & legal risks.
  • Provide guidance & assistance to the business for the proper localization of products/services and terms of use.
  • Prepare and coordinate reports' submission to the local regulatory authorities.
  • Organize and coordinate the Legal & Compliance department files, cases and issues; keep up with deadlines; document actions and generate reports to the Group Legal & Compliance Director.


To be considered you should have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB) and an LL.M in commercial law related areas (preferably in Banking & Finance).
  • Deep knowledge of financial services regulations, and, in particular, Payments’ regulations.
  • Demonstrable experience in commercial and banking law, especially in regulatory related issues (e.g. AML, regulatory reporting, PSD2 etc.). Previous experience in European regulatory compliance projects is considered a strong plus.
  • Experience in dealing with complex legal & regulatory compliance issues with significant financial impact.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple and demanding projects.
  • The ability to build relationships with co-workers across Europe, business partners and local supervising authorities.
  • The ability to work well both independently and in a team environment, including senior management.
  • The ability to work comfortably in an intense, fast-paced environment and successfully manage and meet deadlines.
  • Fluency in English & the local language(s).


We are offering an attractive competitive salary and the opportunity for a rapid career development in the fastest growing FinTech in Europe, working closely with a highly motivated team in a dynamic and fast- paced multinational environment.