May 03, 2024
Latin America
$90K - $150K USD *

Regional Compliance Manager

About the job:


About Airtm

At Airtm, we envision a world where geographical and economic barriers don't dictate an individual's potential for success. We believe in empowering people across the developing world, unlocking their global potential by connecting them to the digital economy. Our mission is to dismantle the barriers that keep people from accessing the global marketplace, enabling them to earn, spend, and save with freedom and confidence.

Through our comprehensive financial infrastructure, we facilitate low-value cross-border payments, connecting Digital Entrepreneurs with the enterprises and online marketplaces that need their talents. Whether it's mass payment services for businesses or wallet services for digital workers, Airtm is the bridge to a fairer, more inclusive global economy.

About the role

The Compliance team is responsible for establishing effective policies, procedures and internal controls to ensure that Airtm complies with all applicable regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

Airtm’s Regional Compliance Manager will be responsible for ensuring the Airtm’s adherence to local and international VASP regulations. This includes managing risk, developing and implementing compliance and AML policies, preparing compliance reports, and leading the VASP registration process in Argentina. The position will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and will work closely with other business lines across the company to assess and minimize compliance risk across Airtm and make sure that the appropriate controls are in place.

Key Responsibilities

  • Regulatory Compliance: Lead and ensure the company's compliance with the VASP regime in Argentina within the context of internal policies and procedures. This includes: i) understanding, interpreting and communicating regulatory AML requirements to senior leadership, ii) designing and implementing necessary changes and iii) maintaining up-to-date knowledge of any changes in legislation.
  • Reporting: Design the mechanisms to promptly prepare and submit necessary compliance reports internally and to regulatory bodies.
  • Risk Management: Identify, assess, and mitigate compliance risks associated with the company’s operations in Argentina and the broader region. This includes conducting regular risk assessments and audits, and developing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Policy Development and Implementation: Develop, implement, and manage the Airtm’s compliance policies and procedures within the context of VASP regime in Argentina.

Experience & skills required

  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Finance, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a compliance role within the fintech, crypto or payments space, including transaction monitoring and “know your customer” procedures.
  • Experience working with and submitting reports to local regulators, in particular the Argentine Financial Information Unit (UIF).
  • Knowledge of regulations related to VASPs and FATF recommendations, particularly in the VASP regime in Argentina.
  • Strong communication, leadership, and project management skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English.
Latin America
$90K - $150K USD/Year *

Company Benefits

* Compensation was calculated as an average of similar positions and is not guaranteed.
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