Ponto is building global infrastructure that serves as the bridge between digital assets and local economies. Through our API, developers can embed the ability to seamlessly convert any asset into another and move value anywhere in the world. Our mission is to enable global financial interoperability by removing regulatory and technical barriers, allowing entrepreneurs and enterprises to build the financial products of the future. Ponto is backed by the best firms and individuals with deep expertise and experience in our focus areas.
 
We are looking for a versatile, innovative and dynamic Senior Compliance Officer (Governance, Payments and Outsourcing) who is willing to work in an ambitious, young and smart company supporting our Chief Compliance Officer & MLRO developing a “state-of-the-art” Compliance Organization as a foundation for company’s successful business growth.  This role is for someone who can handle the “business as usual” tasks but able to and willing to expand their skillset into several other areas and proactively help colleagues to stay fully compliant with internal high standards and regulatory requirements and at the same time keep clear focus on efficiency and effectiveness. You will be one of the key players in a highly innovative international team.
 
*Note: Employment in Germany will be through Bridge Trading GmbH, a subsidiary of the parent company Ponto.
 

In your role at Ponto, you will:

  • Draft a variety of internal and external policies, procedures and governance
  • Outsourcing and payment relevant processes to ensure compliance with laws, regulations and rules that govern trading and money transfer/payment business
  • Implement market standards and collaborate closely with colleagues within compliance (including financial crime prevention and market compliance) to create and maintain adequate governance and related processes.
  • Develop relevant risk mitigation measures and tasks
  • Design and deliver training and advise business partners during the products, services and channels development journey
  • Act as one of the points of contact internally and externally for all compliance related topics (in particular Governance and Outsourcing)

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be legally able to work in Germany
  • A very good knowledge of spoken and written German and English languages. Any additional language is a plus
  • At least 7 years of experience working in international banks, financial institutions, payment service provider / FinTech or consulting company ideally with at least 5 years of experience within Compliance and/or Audit areas with relevant focus (Governance, Market Compliance, Outsourcing etc.) with relevant, proven experience and skills
  • At least bank education or ideally successfully completed university studies or banking academy in the field of banking, law, economics or natural science
  • Specific certifications are certainly a plus
  • You have experience in implementing policies and procedures and deviating operational processes
  • Strong analytical skills and independent, result-oriented way of working
  • You enjoy working collaboratively and cross-functionally, but can be decisive and move quickly when needed and appropriate
  • You are well organized, can bring difficult topics straight to the point and have first experience in project/process management
  • Interested in cryptocurrency, blockchain, and fintech and willing to become an expert. You don’t take yourself too seriously, but you do take significant pride in your work, and prioritize executing quickly in a fast-paced environment

We offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits and compensation packages
  • Flexible vacation policy, with an annual minimum of 30 Days
  • Relocation Support
  • A world-class environment in which to learn and do your best work

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