OpenPayd • London

Compliance Governance Manager

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

About us

OpenPayd is a leading global payments and banking-as-a-service platform for the digital economy. Through it’s API-driven technology, businesses can embed financial services into their products and create the seamless user experiences needed to drive business growth.

OpenPayd’s platform removes the need to contract with multiple providers for different services and across different markets. Instead, businesses can access accounts, FX, international and domestic payments, acquiring and Open Banking services globally via a single API integration. With licensing across the UK, Europe, Canada and others, OpenPayd is committed to providing businesses with a fully compliant solution across all markets, leaving your business to focus on growth.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ‘To open up banking and payments for business globally, through a modular platform’. We believe that all businesses regardless of their scale or industry should be able to leverage the best payment and banking services. We believe in providing our services through a simple, flexible and scalable platform.

How are we building our teams?

We’re looking for self-starters who are experts in their fields and who are eager to learn new things. Our leadership places a high value on continuous development, both professional and personal. If you join the team, you'll experience a fun and thriving office culture, with perks and events throughout the year.

At OpenPayd we know diversity of thought is crucial for our team to flourish. That’s why we make sure diversity isn’t only considered when hiring, but is part of the process, with diverse hiring panels for every role. We are a workplace where everyone can come to work as themselves and be proud of who they are. Our team already speaks over 20 languages, and that number’s constantly growing. No matter where you’re from, we’ll do everything we can to make you feel at home. Our forums and inclusivity initiatives are designed to support our colleagues to share their ideas and give feedback on their experiences. And in all our offices we also offer flexible working arrangements.

Your day-to-day will include:

· Analyse compliance processes to determine documentation requirements;

· Writing various types of documentation, such as compliance policies and procedural guidelines;

· Assisting in the review and update of the Compliance policies & procedure documents to ensure they are compliant with all relevant regulations across the OpenPayd Group.

· Organise, publish and maintain documentation in OpenPayd document management system in such a way that information is easily accessible;

· Perform regular assessments on the effectiveness of the documents produced;

· Assist the Head of Governance in the implementation of a comprehensive Governance framework for the OpenPayd Group;

· Assist with the development and roll out of a Compliance Monitoring Program;

· Work with other members of the Group Compliance function to understand and document key tasks where assurance and monitoring is required;

· Assist in regulatory reporting requirements to ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner;

· Liaise with vendors and internal teams with respect to the implementation, update and roll out of relevant Compliance Training across the OpenPayd Group;

· Proactively communicate requirements/priorities and project status to key stakeholders;

The ideal candidate will have the following:

· 3+ years compliance experience – ideally in the payments space

· Excellent attention to detail, with a strong focus on producing high quality work

· Excellent organisational, written and verbal communication skills

· Strong ability to write clearly, concisely and accurately for a wide variety of audiences

· Strong collaborator and communicator with the ability to work across multiple geographies and levels of seniority

· Knowledge of regulatory rules and laws specific to the payments industry is an asset


We’d like you to take a read of our Talent Acquisition Policy which explains how we collect and process your data related activities in accordance with GDPR guidelines.

Please read our policy carefully. By submitting the application button you will be giving OpenPayd Group companies your consent to use your data in accordance with our Talent Acquisition Policy.

We are looking forward to receiving your CV.

OpenPayd Talent Team

To all recruitment agencies: OpenPayd does not accept speculative agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, OpenPayd employees or any other company location. OpenPayd is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. OpenPayd will only accept CV's from the partners with relevant agreement via the People and Talent team only.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave – for long term employees
Adoption leave
Work from anywhere scheme – 2 months fully remote each year
Work from home allowance
Teambuilding days
Discounted Gym Membership
25 days annual leave + bank holidays / extra holidays for longer term employees - up to extra 5 days
Birthday off
Health and wellbeing perks: Health Insurance, access to Calm App on the company
Early Friday finish

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options OpenPayd provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure OpenPayd is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at OpenPayd

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
What employees are saying

"I love that the company is trying to be more flexible and getting our feedback to do so by taking action thorough this new policy."

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