Compliance Specialist

August 10, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos


Shutterscore is a technology company that is building payment and treasury infrastructure for a more fair, inclusive, accessible, efficient, and transparent financial system enabled by blockchain technology payment infrastructure. We empower your business with a solid crypto infrastructure to build innovative fintech services. We value positive energy, and clear communication, and are committed to building an inclusive environment for people from every background.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Compliance Specialist

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Role

As a Compliance Specialist at Shutterscore, you will be responsible for developing the ensuring internal compliance with extant regulations, creating and maintaining awareness of compliance obligations within the operations & finance business units and managing required internal reporting to the lead, compliance.


Develop and run a world-class compliance program across different financial services products and multiple jurisdictions.

Here are a couple of things you'll be doing:

Monitor Shutterscore's compliance with all its obligations to all stakeholders on the cards payment network.
Provide support and advice on compliance issues e.g. new business, new products, new jurisdictions, new regulatory initiatives.
Monitor activities within the operations & finance units and identify & investigate potential problem areas.
Assist the Business units with the resolution of compliance/audit issues.
Conduct monitoring exercises in operations & finance units.
Assist, as and when required, in the development, drafting, and updating of procedures/processes/policies and related training programmes/manuals and the delivery of training that is tailored to the operations & finance units needs.
Monitor effectively the level of compliance with policies such as Consumer protection policy, dispute resolution policy and Merchant success SOP.
Keep abreast with Shutterscore’s AML operations, standards, and controls.
Develop monthly, quarterly, and ad-hoc exception reports.
Escalate significant regulatory non-compliance matters and developments to the Team Lead, Compliance.
Ensure deployment and tracking of RCSA within the Operations and Finance Team.
Assist in compliance measures and determine appropriate remedial action plans (including, where necessary, timeframes and responsibilities).
Review alerts generated by the transaction monitoring system to determine whether there is evidence of money laundering activity, based on AML and KYC Compliance Office policies and procedures.
Evaluate transactions and customer relationships based on established protocol, identifying issues and escalating for further investigation.
Help to foster a positive culture of compliance by working proactively with the business, internal controls functions, and other Compliance professionals to ensure that best practices and systems are in place to facilitate business growth and the overall success of business in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal policy.
Maintain external awareness of research trends, information, and techniques related to money laundering, and communicate to appropriate levels of the AML and KYC Compliance organization.
Provide support and expertise to the AML and KYC Compliance organization on research techniques, capabilities, and systems.
Effectively communicate within AML and KYC Compliance, reinforcing that knowledge of key information, policies, and procedures is understood with all constituents both internal and external.
Help provide project management support on compliance-related projects and initiatives, as requested, to ensure they progress toward a common goal in alignment with agreed timelines.
Provide assistance to other investigators when necessary/requested
Plan and implement audit, inspections, investigations, verifications, self-assessment, and other control activities to ensure the organization adheres to a set of internal policy, procedures, and applicable laws / Regulations
Track and follow-up corrective and preventive actions from audits, investigation, meetings, and other action sources to ensure timely and quality completion
Responsible for maintenance, storage, updates, and control of company policies, procedures, documents, records, and other information assets
Assist in maintaining dashboard and tasks monitoring, as well as overseeing the work of junior ad hoc admin staff.

Here's what we are looking for:

Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications
4-7 years experience as a Compliance or Internal Control Officer or similar role experience in a B2B environment, Crypto, FinTech services, or banking industry.
Certification – CFE/CIA/CAMS
Proven experience in Cards processing or mobile money operations.
Knowledge of the Transaction dispute (Settlements, reconciliation and chargeback).
Ability to spot check & monitor the finance and cost management process.
Understanding the complex interactions of regulatory frameworks in the international finance space
Knowledge of MPGS and Visa processing
Experience in a high-growth team and/or startup experience.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, communications, analytical, and project management skills.
Thorough knowledge of products, services, operations, and systems and extensive dealing with laws, regulations, and regulatory agencies related to assigned areas.
Proficiency with personal computers and pertinent mainframe systems and software packages.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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