About the Role:
As a large payment platform Sezzle is empowering millions of people to take control of their finances. We are developing our presence in Europe where we need experts in regards to local regulations with the financial authorities. You will be the country manager and central contributor on the ground expected to support a team of business & product teams as well as Senior Management & Board. .
Sezzle is a cutting-edge fintech company whose mission is to financially empower young consumers. Only one in three millennials own a credit card, and the vast majority of millennials possess a subprime credit score or no score at all. To address these problems, Sezzle has built a payment platform that increases purchasing power for consumers by offering interest-free installment plans at online stores. This increase in purchasing power for consumers leads to increased sales and basket sizes for the hundreds of eCommerce merchants that currently work with Sezzle.
Oversee compliance and risk management for Sezzle Lithuania
Advise the Senior management & Board on the different types of risks faced by the organization and recommend mitigation measures
Provide advice with FINTECH regulations, including money laundering prevention regulation, consumer lending regulation, GDPR, and other matters related to general compliance
Monitor and keep ahead of regulatory developments possibly impacting the organization and translate them into possible action items for the company
Compliance training, quality control, maintenance of the user manual and other documentation, first point of contact for system users
Coordinate with the US Legal & Compliance team
Ideal Skills & Experience:
Master University degree in Law
5+ years in Compliance or Payment Services field (experience in Legal Office would be considered as an advantage)
Specific know-how in the regulatory requirements of a financial institution (experience in international regulation would be considered as an advantage).
Experience and solid understanding of Data Privacy and Data Security, consumer lending regulations and money laundering prevention regulations
Excellent Lithuanian and English
A+ character. We are team-first here at Sezzle.
A hard-working mentality. It’s early and there is still a lot to build.
An excellent communicator with strong attention to detail.
A fun attitude. Life’s too short. We can have fun while we work hard on cool things.
Smarts. We need people that are smart enough to make decisions on their own and also smart enough to know when they need input from others.
Perks & Benefits:
Competitive salary and benefits
Generous stock options
Work from a Collaborative co-working space in Vilnius, remotely or office, or occasionally from our Headquarters in Berlin, Germany
The opportunity to join the founding team for Europe of a fast-growing startup alongside a team of motivated and driven individuals
What Makes Working at Sezzle Awesome? At Sezzle, we are more than just brilliant engineers, passionate data enthusiasts, out-of-the-box thinkers, and determined innovators; we are skilled musicians, yogis, cyclists, chefs, golfers, dog-lovers, and rock-climbers. We believe in surrounding ourselves with not only the best and the brightest individuals, but those that are unique and purpose-driven in all that they do. Sezzle recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting our mission.
Our culture is not defined by a certain set of perks designed to give the illusion of the traditional startup culture, but rather, it is the visible example living in every employee that we hire.
Sezzle does not discriminate against employment candidates on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (the “Protected Characteristics”)