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Money Laundering Risk Officer (MLRO), Uber Payments UK

in London, United Kingdom

About the Role

Uber Payments UK LTD (UPUK) is Uber Payments B.V.'s subsidiary in the UK responsible for processing all of Uber's payments in the United Kingdom (UK) under a licence from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). As a licensed financial institution, UPUK's Financial Crime Compliance framework is key for meeting its stringent compliance obligations. This role is crucial for ensuring that these are adequately implemented and maintained.

As an MLRO, you will be responsible for ensuring Uber Payments' operations and procedures effectively meet applicable anti-money laundering (AML), Counter Terror Financing (CTF) and Sanctions requirements. In this position you will manage the AML, CTF, Sanctions and other Integrity Risk policy frameworks within UPUK, identify compliance risks associated with the business activities and follow up on remediation.

What You'll Do

  • Set vision for the Financial Crime Compliance Program, build trust among internal as well as external stakeholders, and coordinate execution against agreed targets
  • Manage and operationalise the Compliance program and policy framework for UPUK and ensure alignment with regulatory obligations in the area
  • Prepare, maintain and review internal compliance policies, procedures, systems, and processes, to ensure compliance to applicable regulatory requirements and guidelines
  • Work closely together and build sustainable relationships with various functions and stakeholders within UPUK and Uber
  • Provide guidance and support to various functions within UPUK and Uber with designing and implementing appropriate processes to support the business in achieving objectives while ensuring overall compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Manage and operationalise the Integrity risk program for UPUK
  • Coordinate Compliance reporting to UPUK Board of Directors, as well as the Financial Crime Authority (FCA) and other stakeholders
  • Manage the Compliance training program for UPUK and build a strong compliance culture within UPUK and Uber relevant teams
  • Establish and manage a program ensuring compliance with applicable local laws and regulations, as well as emerging relevant regulations
  • Support the risk assessment and the risk appetite setting process of UPUK in matters related to the Compliance domain
  • Coordinate external and internal audits arelated to the Compliance domain for UPUK
  • Contribute to UPUK's growth through interviewing, on-boarding or other recruitment efforts
  • Execute the reporting of suspicious transactions to the FCA and other relevant regulatory bodies

What You'll Need

  • More than 6 years of experience with compliance and/or payments compliance, in an AML / Financial Crime Compliance related role
  • Strong understanding of compliance concepts and experience with operationalising such in complex environments
  • Strong sense of ownership, accountability and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong teaching and mentoring skills, able to effectively grow reports in their careers
  • Strong sense of integrity
  • Able to drive change and solution oriented
  • Great communicator, quick thinker and confident in decision making
  • Enthusiastic, self-starting and thrives in changing, agile environments
  • Fully comfortable working in English, both written and spoken

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