Compliance Lead (Remote)

January 11, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos


Fincra is a payment infrastructure for fintechs, platforms and global businesses. Fincra provides payments solutions that enables businesses to accept payments securely, make payouts globally and scale your business across borders.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Compliance Lead
Location: Lagos (Remote)
Job type: Full-time
Role Overview

This role is responsible for managing and maintaining all aspects of robust risk management in order to ensure a high level of compliance with global best practices.

What you will be doing everyday

Develop internal controls adequate to Fincra’s evolving risk landscape.
Ensure key internal controls are defined, implemented, documented, assessed and monitored in front of material risks.
Ensure operational compliance with all regulatory submissions and requirements for AML/CFT relating to Treasury business.
Ensure appropriate level of communication is maintained on Internal Control matters to support the framework and ensure appropriate ownership and accountabilities from management and managers.
Operationalizing all FinTech compliance agendas/ relationships as well as helping ensure compliance to internal processes and policies, applicable laws and regulations.
Develop adequate training material on the internal control objectives, approach and methodology.
Understand the financial risks faced by the FinTech as a business in order to ensure the definition of an appropriate risk management strategy
Fully assist and cooperate in assessing & monitoring programs to determine organizational vulnerabilities.
Deliver adequate and timely reporting on Internal Control framework and control deficiencies in line with requirements to ensure appropriate escalation and adequate action plans.
Comply with FinTech Risk & compliance reporting standards to ensure risk and performance information is standardized, aligned, and consistent with industry set standards and best practise.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Business and/or numeracy course. Additional professional qualifications in Accounting, Computer Science, management sciences would be an advantage.
Professional Certifications e.g. ACAMS, CFE, CIA, CFCS, GRCP(A), ICAN, ACCA would be an added advantage.
Minimum of 7 years post-qualification experience in Mobile Financial Services sector/ industry and/or Banking.
Well proven experience in handling treasury risk assessment and control.
Experience in risk governance and monitoring.
Ability to transfer, tolerate or terminate risks on an enterprise level especially in Products, Treasury etc.
Ability to adapt and openness to learn new trends and skills.
Ability to align Fincra Group standards to international best practice and local regulatory environments.
Conflict management.

Cultural competencies (Company culture that we don’t negotiate with):

Ownership, We are a team of individuals who are the CEO of their roles, and are able to consistently make excellent decisions independently, even in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty. Our people have the creative freedom to design solutions to problems and the responsibility to execute the right results, expecting the same of your teammates. The company strives to provide overall direction and expectations for each team and role, however, we value people who are able to lead and drive initiatives on their own, in line with the direction.
Excellence, For us to achieve our very lofty goals as a company, we need to be able to produce best-in-class results, even in the minutest of tasks. We are first principle thinkers and we focus on solving problems from the root cause and not just the symptoms of the problem.
People Skills, Our people are our greatest asset. They make up the company, the culture and their behaviour reflect what our values are. We immensely care about our people and we always make our best effort to see that our people love spending time with each other.
Communication, We are a people that take feedback seriously and we don’t shy away from even the hard stuff. 


A chance to be an early member of a high-growth startup.
We pay competitively in the Nigerian market for the matched experience and role.
Amazing work culture and a company that truly cares about creating the best and most fun place to work.
We offer health insurance that includes dental, optical & covers major surgeries.
Interest-free staff loans upon confirmation.
We currently work fully remote.
We offer vehicle financing for confirmed employees at 50% of asset value.
Stock options for early employees.
Annual Training budget.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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