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Head of Risk and Compliance Operations

London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent



Founded in 2016 in Finland, Enfuce is the female-led company at the forefront of financial service, bringing payment processing into the public cloud for the first time ever. Enfuce is a global powerhouse that merges innovation, security, and top-notch expertise to craft mind-blowing modular, scalable and cloud-based payment solutions.

Holding an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license from the Finnish FSA, enabling operations across Europe, Enfuce's guarantees global scalability, and card scheme connectivity, supporting various card programs and integration with digital wallets. Enfuce's unique no-nonsense approach helps companies, financial institutions, digital banks, governments and non-profit organizations create in record time new payment solutions that are cloud-based, flexible, scalable and secure.

Enfuce has raised €68.5 million in funding to date, from the likes of Visa, Vitruvian Partners and maki.vc, including a €45 million Series C round, which is one of the highest investment rounds raised by a female-led business.

To reach our ambitious goals and become the World's Number One payment provider, we need you to join us as our newly created Head of Risk and Compliance Operations


At Enfuce, It is an exciting time to join our BIN Sponsorship team as the Head of Risk and Compliance Operations and help shape our processes as we begin to grow our customer base

The Head of Risk and Compliance Operations will lead our efforts in managing risks and ensuring compliance across our operations. This position is crucial for developing a critical part of our business, offering the successful candidate significant exposure and career development opportunities. Working closely with senior management, the role holder will be instrumental in shaping our risk and compliance framework, embodying integrity, and being proactive in identifying and communicating risks and compliance issues in an easily understandable manner.

If this sounds like you, then this is the perfect opportunity to join us!

Your day to day:

  • Perform and oversee Know Your Business (KYB) assessments to ensure they meet high standards and compliance requirements.

  • Utilize and enhance our customer risk scoring methodology to maintain accurate risk scores across our customer portfolio.

  • Conduct detailed due diligence on prospective customers, assessing their business models, use cases, financial stability, and potential reputational impact.

  • Manage scheduled and ad-hoc reviews of existing customers to ensure compliance with our policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Monitor internal KPIs within the team, address performance issues, and escalate concerns as appropriate.

  • Report on customer portfolio data and trends, highlighting any emerging risks or compliance issues to the Customer Committee and other relevant bodies.

  • Generate risk reports for management focusing on fraud, financial crime, regulatory compliance, and financial stability.

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of remediation plans for customers not meeting standards, and report on progress.

  • Support management in implementing new operational processes.

What we look for:
  • Strong experience in risk, compliance, or financial crime roles.

  • Knowledge of the first and second lines of defence in risk management.

  • Professional qualifications in risk, compliance, or financial crime are ideal.

  • Deep understanding of the payment services, e-money sector, card schemes, card issuing, and the BIN Sponsorship model.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and maintain organization and attention to detail.

  • Proficient in building relationships across different levels, geographies, and cultures.

  • A result-driven approach with a strong desire to contribute to our success.

  • Be at the forefront of managing risk and compliance in a dynamic and evolving sector

  • Work in an environment that values continuous improvement and innovation

  • A great opportunity to be a key player in making the change in the payment industry globally, with colleagues who are the best in the world in this field,

  • Plenty of room for personal growth within the company.

  • Along with salary and other perks & benefits, we offer ESOP - incentives to share the success.


If you feel you've got the attitude needed for the opportunity, we would absolutely love to hear from you.

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London, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual