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Deputy MLRO



Posted 4 weeks ago

Join Payhawk's dynamic team as a Deputy MLRO and shape the future of global spend management


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£3333 - £4100

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Expires at anytime

Payhawk is a frontrunner in spend management solutions, revolutionizing how scaling businesses handle their finances. With its headquarters in London, Payhawk integrates company cards, reimbursable expenses, and accounts payable into a seamless product. The company's advanced technology empowers finance teams to take control and automate company spending efficiently. Supported by top-tier investors, Payhawk is on an exciting trajectory of growth.

  • Assist the MLRO in managing and enhancing AML/CTF policies and procedures.
  • Conduct risk assessments and advise on client relations in compliance with AML regulations.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure adherence to legal and policy standards.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in regulated banking or payment industry, specifically in finance/payments.
  • Deep understanding of payment operations and card schemes.
  • Expertise in AML compliance and familiarity with the Bank of Lithuania's regulations.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and multilingual abilities (English and Lithuanian required).
  • Legal right to work in Lithuania.

Payhawk is the leading global spend management solution for scaling businesses. Headquartered in London, we combine company cards, reimbursable expenses and accounts payable into a single product. Our future-facing technology enables finance teams to control and automate company spending at scale. We are backed by renowned investors such as Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greenoaks, QED Investors, Earlybird Digital East, and Eleven Ventures.

The role of Deputy MLRO at Payhawk Financial Services UAB (‘PFS UAB’) involves navigating between the applicable AML laws and regulations and evaluating adherence to AML policies and procedures. You will work closely with the MLRO in the preparation and management of the risk assessment system as well as development and implementation of AML/CTF policies and procedures. You will also support MLRO providing advice to management bodies regarding the acceptance of new clients or the continuation of business relations with existing clients.

Job requirements include at least 3 years’ experience in a regulated banking or payment industry in the finance/payments area, sound knowledge of payment operations and card schemes, strong analytical skills, attention to details, good understanding of the Bank of Lithuania's regulations and the local regulatory landscape, great communication and language skills (English and Lithuanian), and previous experience specializing in AML compliance. The candidate should be based and have the right to work in Lithuania.

We offer a competitive compensation package, 30 days holiday paid leave, two weeks exchange policy to another Payhawk office (London, Berlin, Barcelona, Sofia), flexible working hours and opportunity to work from home, regular team-wide events, additional medical care, sports allowance, and a Payhawk card with monthly commuting allowance. Payhawk is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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