Viva Wallet is hiring a

Legal & Compliance Senior Associates (Belgium)

Brussels, Belgium

We are looking for passionate and high skilled senior level Legal & Compliance Associates to join our Viva Wallet teams across Europe (22 countries):

Greece (Athens), France (Paris), Belgium (Brussels), Portugal (Lisbon), Spain (Madrid), Romania (Bucharest), Poland (Warsaw), Italy (Milan), Cyprus (Nicosia), Germany (Berlin), Netherlands (Amsterdam), Denmark (Copenhagen), Sweden (Stockholm), Czech Republic (Prague), Austria (Vienna), Ireland (Dublin), Croatia (Zagreb), Bulgaria (Sofia), Finland (Helsinki), Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Hungary (Budapest), UK (Milton Keynes)

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 with 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)


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Benefits

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.