Director Compliance Advisory, Crypto

Paysafe Limited (“Paysafe”) (PSFE: NYSE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading specialized payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through indu

Paysafe Limited (“Paysafe”) (PSFE: NYSE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading specialized payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of US $92 billion in 2020, and approximately 3,400 employees located in 12+ global locations, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 70 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at

The Director of Compliance Advisory for Crypto is a key part of Paysafe’s Group Compliance Advisory team. This role will manage a team of 3 crypto-dedicated staff and has responsibility for driving forward Paysafe’s agenda in the Crypto space in a safe and sustainable fashion. In such a broad and dynamic environment, this individual needs to be fully abreast of our product development, risk and controls framework, and operational activities at a Group and Business Unit level.

The role is especially focused on enabling Paysafe Group to grow in the Crypto space, but in a sustainable manner that ensures it is safeguarded.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a central point of contact for each business unit for major crypto-related projects or product development. Ensure all Compliance elements are covered and that risks are appropriate managed and mitigated
  • Manage a team of 3 to own Compliance assessments, processes and decisions around Crypto projects
  • Create presentations for Paysafe Boards and for Banking partners to make them comfortable with Paysafe crypto proposals and controls
  • Support major developments to existing Paysafe crypto products (e.g. Crypto Trading in Skrill)
  • Oversee Compliance framework and present to Banks or other external parties
  • Engage in pitches to new merchant verticals (NFTs)
  • Have an active presence in the crypto and payments industry
  • Create better customer outcomes and work with Product teams to implement new ideas and best practice from the broader industry
  • Drive improvements and updates in Policies and operational procedures regarding Crypto
  • Liaise with the other Compliance teams to ensure they are effectively connected to the crypto initiatives for the purposes of Monitoring and Oversight, Policies, Training, Internal Fraud, RFIs, SARs, and Financial Crime Analytics

A successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Strong experience as a Compliance manager within a cryptocurrency firm
  • Keen passion for fintech and payment products
  • Solid understanding of EU and UK regulatory framework for the payments industry
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to combine business affinity with Compliance risk management
  • At ease working with senior management and Executives in an advisory capacity
  • Experience in managing a high volume of diverse tasks and meet deadlines
  • Superb communication and presentation skills, able to clearly articulate complex systems and processes to internal and external stakeholders
  • Overall, ability to manage change and adapt to an ever-growing and transforming business

Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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