Global Regulatory Assurance Lead - UK


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 04/20/2021
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  • Company Address: The Columbus Building, 7 Westferry Circus, London, E14 4HD

About Revolut

When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate.

Job Description

Regulatory Compliance is a key team that ensures Revolut’s products and processes meet the wording and spirit of regulatory requirements, then translate this into good customer outcomes. Regulatory Compliance also facilitates open and transparent relationships with our regulators.
The Regulatory Compliance team brings Revolut’s commitment to improving all aspects of finance to risk management. We are far more data-led than similar functions within other companies; our team has both a strong understanding of regulatory requirements and also the ability to find solutions and carry out testing in a purely digital environment.
Join a team that knows that better people and machines are the most effective way of managing conduct risk.


We're looking for a Lead Compliance Assurance Manager to sit within our Compliance Team. Our aim is to build the Compliance function of one of the most successful financial technology firms in the world. We are a small team, so you will not miss anything and your contribution will be very visible.

What you’ll be doing:

Assist with the design and implementation of the Compliance testing and assurance program. Including the risk-based compliance risk assessment, control testing and assurance plan, and related testing scopes.

Complete assurance reviews and testing activities leveraging skills in advanced data analytics.

Establish automated queries and dashboards to drive more frequent testing and informative insights. Contribute to Compliance processes by identifying opportunities for improved adherence to regulatory requirements and company standards.

Execute project plans to address remediation efforts and testing review findings, may include process updates, documentation and/or training.

Drive execution of multiple concurrent reviews which may be local or multi-jurisdictional, including subsequent management reporting related to review outcomes and findings.

Challenging colleagues to build an efficient world class risk management controls and processesUsing data analytics to identify actionable insights which result in material enhancements to the control environment

Skills Required

    Preferably a 2:1 or above STEM degree
    7+ years of experience working within a FinTech, traditional financial institution, or regulatory body
    Solid base of UK regulatory knowledge, including experience working with TCF requirements and rules regarding the trading of financial and non-financial instruments.  Knowledge of equivalent regulatory requirements in other jurisdictions will be helpful.
    Experience with SQL would be a distinct advantage.
    Can explain complex things very easily
    Posses a willingness to learn and an interest in compliance
    Experience in creating or utilizing test scripts/procedures
    Experience working on regulatory compliance or financial crime risks


We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways.
Revolut started in 2015 with card transactions abroad without rubbish exchange rates or hidden fees. We’ve since added business accounts, vaults, insurance and even access to cryptocurrency exposure.
We reached 10 million customers as we rolled into 2020 and we're adding another million every quarter.
And we’re only just getting started.
Come and help Revolut build the world’s first truly global bank.


From employee 1 to employee 1000, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits.
You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems.
You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’.
You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding.
And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money.


Competitive salary
Biannual equity bonuses
All the latest tech you need
Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
Pension plan
Private health insurance
Don’t panic about cooking: get free dinners with Deliveroo
Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
Stay refreshed: get juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
Rest up with 29 days’ holiday per year

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