The job in short

Working with the world’s fastest growing and multiple award winning SaaS Fintech in Engagement Banking, this is an exciting role that allows for career growth and development in the area of Compliance. You will play a pivotal part in developing this role and influencing a culture of Compliance across Backbase.

Based in Krakow, Poland, you will report directly to the Compliance Director and assume day-to-day management of a wide range of Compliance activities and implementation initiatives

 Meet the job

  •  Work together with the Compliance team to identify, prioritize and roll-out key compliance & risk initiatives;
  • Liaise with teams and business owners across the organisation ensuring initiatives are built into support functions as well as product & tech roadmaps, managing key milestones;
  • Drive the Supplier Assurance programme; perform and/or monitor the performance of supplier assessments/third party due diligence;
  • Perform and/or monitor and follow-up on screening of customers, vendors and other third parties;
  • Advise and support the business functions and respond to ad-hoc compliance requests;
  • Further develop and maintain the Compliance training programme, coordinating with the Backbase Academy, track and monitor mandatory training to determine effectiveness.
  • Perform triage on reported Compliance concerns and follow-up or investigate;
  • Support customer assurance audits and RFP due diligence requests;
  • Contribute to setting up the Risk function in various departments
  • As a contributing member of the IT Security Committee, you will be involved in risk mitigation decisions and deliverables;
  • Maintain Compliance policies; Support the Compliance Director with the revision of the policy framework;
  • Work closely with Legal and Compliance team members on GDPR and other related topics and regulatory requirements;
  • Promote the effective use of tooling and of control frameworks to ensure that Compliance risks are appropriately managed.

How about you?

You are a passionate and agile individual that when faced with hard work can attack that work with a positive and energetic “Can Do” attitude. You are a curious person by nature and you are keen to understand the products and services of Backbase and the world it is operating in when performing your job. You can manage multiple initiatives concurrently,

You bring

  • 10 years of relevant working experience in the practical implementation of global Risk & Compliance programmes, ideally in a software development and cloud computing organization;
  • Good working knowledge of global laws and regulations relating to Integrity & Compliance risks including bribery, corruption, fraud, and sanctions as well as IT Security and data protection risks;
  • Knowledge of EU/US legislation & regulation of the Financial Sector is a major plus;
  • An understanding of management in SOC2 or ISO27001 security framework implementation;
  • Good knowledge of GDPR and other privacy laws;
  • Strong and effective stakeholder management both internal and external to your organisation;
  • Excellent communication project management and organisational skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding is preferred on Agile/Scrum/LEAN/SDLC working methods;
  • Solid spoken and written command of the English language;
  • Professional certifications such as CIPP, CISA, CISSP, CRISC or other relevant certifications.

Backbase is the fastest-growing front-runner in Engagement Banking software and is experiencing explosive growth in high margin revenue, customer acquisition and headcount. To illustrate - headcount has grown from 50 to 2,050 people (1,000+ hired in the last 12 months), with offices worldwide and partnering with over 150+ global banks, transforming customer experience for 70+ million customers.

Backbase has bootstrapped itself into a profitable and debt free company, it recently (June 2022) took growth equity of $128m from a specialist US PE firm which resulted in a $2.6bn valuation

All revenue has gone back into growth. How many other companies or FinTechs can claim this? This is a clue to how different Backbase is. (2022)

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