Legal and Compliance Officer

Legal and Compliance Officer

As a legal and compliance officer supporting Da Vinci’s activities, you will work closely with the trading teams and be a key player in keeping high standards for legal advice, risk and compliance. This role reports to the Chief Compliance Officer.

Da Vinci offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, where employees are given the freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a successful and fast-growing company.

Responsibilities

  • Laws and regulations: Advise on compliance with the regulatory legislation applicable to Da Vinci’s trading activities
  • Policy framework: Establish, update, monitor and report on the compliance of company policies by business functions and by individual employees and ensure that effective processes are in place to effectuate these tasks
  • Compliance monitoring: Daily monitoring of trading activities in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and establishing and maintaining  compliance monitoring programs
  • Compliance training: Organize and ensure proper training of employees in the relevant areas of compliance
  • Cross functional engagement: Work together with other departments such as Risk, Finance, Accounting and Tax to achieve a streamlined and efficient approach on all cross functional projects within the organisation

Requirements

  • Academic degree in the EU, UK or United States of America; Legal degree is preferred
  • 2 – 4 years of experience working in a legal and compliance function in a regulated financial services firm or law firm advising clients in the financial services sector
  • Affinity with trading in financial instruments from a legal and compliance perspective
  • Understanding of the regulatory legislation applying to financial and digital assets markets in general and financial services firms in particular
  • Experience in preparing annual compliance plans and compliance monitoring; Is familiar with control frameworks and 3 Lines of Defence methodology
  • Familiarity with regulatory policies such as anti-money laundering and KYC programs, sanctions screening, etc.
  • Familiarity with common company policies such as conflicts of interest, data confidentiality, etc.
  • Responsible, “go the extra mile” mentality, capable of balancing between the depth of legal and compliance matters and a practical approach where needed

Benefits:

  • Base salary between EUR 50k and 70k , depending on experience
  • An opportunity to work with some of the most qualified professionals in the industry
  • The chance to contribute to growing the business in a prudent and compliant manner
  • Excellent base salary and variable pay based on performance
  • Outstanding performance is also rewarded with shareholding in the company
  • A relocation package when moving from abroad, including a relocation budget, flight coverage, house-finding service and expat support
  • Meals during work hours
  • Social events and after-work drinks
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Sponsored gym membership and in-house chair massage
  • In-house game room (pool table, board games and console games)

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