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Regulatory and Compliance Manager (Banking and Payments) - Financial Services

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  15 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1445648

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (EY FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 16.000 professionals is working across borders for our clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance, Payment Institutions and Wealth & Asset Management, in all service lines: Consulting, Tax, Transactions and Assurance. As we consider our people as the heart of EY, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The Opportunity

At EY Financial Services Organization (FSO) we have a strong Non-Financial Risk, Regulatory and Compliance Consulting practice. Our dedicated professionals work with financial institutions of different size across various sectors (including banks, asset management and payment players), helping them in notably being compliant with new or update in regulations but as well at organizing their control functions (e.g. compliance, non-financial risk management & permanent control) in alignment with market practices and regulatory requirements.
We are currently seeking an experienced consultant with regulatory and compliance background in the financial services industry to further expand our team! 


Key Responsibilities

•    Regulatory gap assessment & roadmap implementation: Implement new or updated regulatory requirements starting by performing gap assessments, building roadmaps, and translating regulatory requirements into business and controls requirements
•    (Compliance) Risk assessment: lead campaigns to identify and assess (compliance) risks, propose risk responses and (compliance) risk monitoring approaches, report results to entity’s senior management
•    Internal Control: Improve the design of (non-) regulatory internal controls and monitor their effective implementation, using notably international standards, market practices and translating regulatory expectations 
•    Regulatory watch: update and/or improve existing regulatory watch processes and build a regulatory monitoring program to ensure ongoing compliance (e.g.: on AML, GDPR, ESG, POG, MiFID, PRIIPS, UCITS/AIFMD, CRD, Outsourcing, PSDII, Instant Payment, CESOP, Instant Payment, DORA, Corporate Governance, Banking law, Remuneration policies…);
•    Lead regulatory projects and advise: Organize workshops with the client’s teams to identity pain points, draw analysis and propose remediations within compliance domain
•    Support in reviewing the organization and governance of oversight functions (i.e. compliance & risk management) within the financial institution to align with market practices and regulatory expectations
•    Perform Board effectiveness reviews
•    Help to foster risk and compliance culture within an organization (workshops, awareness campaigns, trainings)
•    Internal Audit: Support our internal audit practice as Subject Matter Expert on regulatory and compliance topics

Skills and Attributes for Success

•    Master’s degree in a relevant field
•    Relevant experience (5 to 10 years) in a consulting role, or in Risk and Compliance position, within either banking or payment industry
•    Expertise and experience in specific regulations applicable to the relevant financial sector (e.g.: GDPR, ESG, MiFID, PRIIPS, UCITS/AIFMD, CRD, PSD2, Instant payment, CESOP, Interchange Fee Regulation, Corporate Governance, DORA, Remuneration policies…)
•    Curiosity and affinity with laws and regulations
•    Flexible mindset, with a creative approach and ability to think out-of-the-box
•    Process-minded, organized, with an eye for detail and excellent analytical skills
•    Excellent written and verbal communication & presentation skills
•    Fluency in French and/or Dutch and proficient level of business English
•    Detail oriented, problem solving skilled, client focused, with a pragmatic approach
•    Capacity to summarize and prioritize the information to be reported to management
•    Strong team spirit, balanced by a healthy sense of autonomy
What working at EY Offers

•    You will be part of a leading global professional services firm.
•    You will be part of the EY family where everyone is willing to offer support and senior management is very accessible. 
•    You will join a dynamic and growing team with a great mix of young and experienced professionals focusing on financial services.
•    You will get extensive trainings on technical matters, as well as soft skills and project management, and you will have access to new technologies and innovative equipment.
•    We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities. 
•    While our client-facing profession might require part-time working at client site and business traveling at times, we are committed to helping you achieve a lifestyle balance.

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