Head of Compliance.

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Head of Compliance

Posted 47 days ago
Istanbul, TurkeyAttractive SalaryJob Reference: 35264

A completely unique opportunity has arisen to work for a growing business that is located in Istanbul to head their Compliance team. 

The company operates out of Istanbul and has just been granted a  Master license to operate a 'Game of Chance'.



  • Development and management of Turkish compliance policies and processes.
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring and reporting for Turkish exchange transactions.
  • Focusing on internal compliance policy review, including ongoing assessments, assisting with, internal audit reviews, and ongoing or ad hoc reviews for users or transactions.
  • Providing statistics on monitoring completion and maintaining register as needed.
  • Making recommendations for enhancing the firm’s systems, controls and processes.
  • Responsible for the business’s overall risk management
  • Key contact in the organization of local risk operations.
  • Perform risk identification and assessment.
  • Develop policies and standards to eliminate or minimize key risks
  • Implement a strategic plan to prevent, eliminate and mitigate risks
  • Identify key metrics for risk monitoring and conduct regular reporting for management and executive leadership.
  • Fulfil all compliance regulatory and risk reporting requirements


  • University degree in business administration, (business) law, finance, risk and treasury or similar.
  • At least 7 years experience in risk, fraud, compliance, AML or regulatory function and experience working with any regulated financial services business in legal or compliance roles preferred.
  • Certification in compliance or risk management is a big plus but not required.
  • Proficiency in compliance applications and tools.
  • Good overview of relevant legal and regulatory requirements as well as ICAAP and risk management KPIs and measures.
  • Team spirit, very good analytical skills, a critical mindset and the ability to solve complex problems as well as a sense of responsibility and a proactive attitude are appreciated.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Passionate about crypto; fintech industry experience would be an advantage.
  • Fluent English language skills are a must.
To be considered for this role you will be a Turkish National living close
An excellent salary is available for this role. to Istanbul.