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Compliance Officer Sweden, Finland & Denmark

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Ria Financial Services is the third-largest global money transfer company and a division of the North American public company Euronet Worldwide (Nasdaq: EEFT). Serving more than 150 countries in the world, RIA has emerged as a global leader in remittances and is a recognized benchmark in both quality and reliability of the service it offers to general public. we are now looking for a candidate that is going to have the overall responsible for developing, implementing and administering all aspects of the company’s Compliance Management Program in Sweden, Finland and Denmark. 

He/she is the main interlocutor in front of the Central Bank and local financial authorities.

  1. The Compliance Officer will enhance the value of traditional money transfer business by assisting the Corporate Compliance Department with
  2. regulatory oversight and guidance according to local regulatory requirements.
In general terms, he/she plans, organizes, and controls the day-to-day administrative and operational compliance activities; collaborates with the Senior Management in the overall administration of these directives for the company. Advises the Board of Directors, Senior Management and personnel of emerging compliance issues and consults and guides the company in the establishment of controls to mitigate risks. Specifically, he/she will be in charge of:
Money Laundering Prevention:
  • Supervision of company’s program in compliance with local Regulations: Know Your Customer, Sanction List regulations and other Anti-Money Laundering statutes;
  • Maintain the relationship with Central Bank and public financial institutions.
  • Implementation of company’s compliance policies and internal procedures;
  • Maintain company’s legal forms and files, and filing of any required regulatory reporting and Suspicious Activity Reports to local authorities;
  • Oversee compliance training program, organize new hire and ongoing staff training on Anti-Money Laundering;
  • Conducts mainframe and software computer programs.
  • Respond to subpoenas or any legal orders and interface with law enforcement. 
  • Prepare for regulatory examinations; participates in various committees and audits.
  • Study of the viability and legality of the Company´s Agents documentation (as well management of Agents PoA´s) set forth under local Law.
  • Implement and review payment forms’ structure and content
Regulatory Area:
  • Supervise actions and relationship with Sweden/ Finish regulators.
  • Study of the viability and legality of the Company´s Agents documentation (as well management of Agents PoA´s) set forth under Sweden/Finland Law.
Administrative Procedures:
  • Initiation, monitoring, termination and drafting of legal documents regarding Administrative, Police and Judicial procedures initiated “ex oficio” or at request of the party: stores licenses, seizures, taxes, regulators, Police and Judicial summons and others. Currency exchange, etc
  • At least 3 years of proven working experience in the financial or legal sector, 1 – 2 of which preferably in compliance in a financial environment 
  • Master’s degree in law, business or a related field 
  • The ability to use his/her knowledge or high capacity to understand and apply the various legal systems applicable in the country. 
  • Be fluent in English (mandatory) and Swedish

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