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Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

Senior Regulatory Counsel/MLRO Germany 

Our dynamic EMEA Regulatory team is looking for an experienced Regulatory Compliance Manager with experience in the payments and/or banking industry to support Adyen’s business operations in Germany. In this role, you will be the main point of contact responsible for managing Adyen’s internal and external regulatory compliance obligations in Germany and to do that, you must have strong analytical and communication skills to provide pragmatic and strategic advice to both internal and external stakeholders on regulatory matters. The successful candidate will be acting as the designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer for Germany, serving as the point of contact for regulators and authorities.

What you’ll do

  • Lead regulatory engagements and manage relationships with regulators and supervisors in Germany to achieve Adyen’s strategic opportunities;
  • Maintain and continuously improve the local Regulatory Compliance Frameworks to ensure  that all regulatory requirements under German AML/CFT & Sanctions Laws and corresponding regulations are embedded in local Policies and Procedures;
  • Anticipate on local regulatory obligations and risks, and ensure these are addressed in a practical and scalable way;
  • Represent the Regulatory Compliance Function on a variety of workstreams and products to establish regulatory strategies that align with global objectives and ensure controlled and compliant growth.

Who you are

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in a regulatory and/or compliance function within the  payments-, financial services- or fintech industry;
  • Your knowledge of the German AML/CFT regulatory landscape best practices is well established;
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as experience in managing the relationship with German regulators or supervisors and internal stakeholders;
  • Your strong sense of initiative, independence and ability to take ownership will add value to a fast-growing business;
  • You are an analytical thinker who can ideate creative solutions for complex regulatory challenges which enable business opportunities while staying in control;
  • You are fluent in English and German
  • You are willing to travel to Amsterdam as the EMEA Regulatory Team is based there

Ready to meet us?

If you are excited about this role, apply by clicking the link below. We can’t wait to meet you!

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

This role is based out of our Berlin office. We are an office-first company and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles.


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