Job Vacancy

Legal and Regulatory Manager (Singapore)

Bruno Poh
This position is posted by Bruno Poh
Job Position
Legal and Regulatory Manager (Singapore)
Job Duration
Permanent - From May 2020
Job Requirements

You should have met the following criteria: –

  • Relevant Diploma or Degree;
  • Qualified lawyer preferred;
  • ICA certification good-to-have but not mandatory;
  • 1-3 years relevant working experience (either litigation or regulatory);
  • Working knowledge of the MAS regulatory structure and key MAS regulations;
  • Able to work full-time (40 hours per week);
  • Open and able to travel (minimal); and
  • Have a good understanding of legal and/or compliance principles and willing to learn on the job.

Ideally, you would possess the following traits: –

  • A good sense of humour;
  • A strong interest in general in-house legal work;
  • Interest in building and understanding the relationships between business units and legal;
  • Interest in international work exposure;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A good team player, organised, detail-oriented, proactive, independent and self-motivated;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Be efficient and well-organised;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Hands-on computer skills;
  • Good presentation skills; and
  • Professional proficiency in Bahasa, Malay, Thai, or Mandarin is a plus

If you are passionate about risk management, the future of work, global payment processing, and technology, and how you can contribute to building an assured future for all, make an application to Lyte Ventures today.

Scope of Work

Together, the Group’s Legal & Compliance Team is responsible for the legal and regulatory aspects of Lyte Ventures’ operations across all the countries where Lyte Ventures has a local presence.

Responsibilities: –

Legal

  • Ensuring compliance of laws and regulations for all payment operations;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to business units on risk and compliance matters;
  • To set up and coordinate the company risk register with the key stakeholders;
  • Draft, review, and negotiate broad range of commercial and transactional contracts;
  • Advise senior management on disputes should they arise, and to conduct investigations as necessary; and
  • Support corporate administrative work and corporate secretarial matters.

Compliance

  • Prepare compliance reports to senior management on AML/CFT matters in Singapore in accordance with the applicable regulations (Payment Services Act, PDPA, Funds Act);
  • To keep abreast of changes to regulatory requirements for AML/CFT and communicating changes internally with a view to ensuring established policies, procedures and processes are in compliance with new requirements;
  • Assisting with training for staff and front office personnel, conducting periodic reviews, and ensuring AML/CFT regulatory processes are performed;
  • Conducting AML assessments and periodic reviews on all business relationships;
  • Conducting investigations on suspicious transactions surfaced during periodic reviews and prepare STR reports to the STRO;
  • Managing and coordinating compliance training;
  • Liaising with auditors and regulators on AML/CFT queries related to payment operations;
  • To develop an e-learning platform for all compliance training; and
  • To follow up on the recommendations to ensure completion within timelines.

This role will report to the Head of Legal and Compliance (based in Singapore).

Job Highlights

Lyte Ventures’ Legal and Compliance Team carries out the following duties: –

  • Legal due diligence;
  • Contractual drafting and review;
  • Legal process set-up and management;
  • Shareholder, investor, and stakeholder engagement;
  • Legal advisory function to Lyte group of companies;
  • Engagement with external law firms; and
  • Engagement with licensing authorities.

Working with us provides you the opportunity to: –

  • Learn through hands-on experience;
  • Adapt in a fast-paced team environment supporting other teams;
  • Work with Lyte Ventures’ team on corporate, regulatory, technology, financial services, and intellectual property matters;
  • Meet and engage directly with clients, regulators, associates, external counsels, and foreign investors; and
  • To gain a better understanding of your interest and suitability with the fintech industry and in-house work.

We offer: –

  • Real responsibility from day one (maybe two);
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Employee benefits;
  • An open, collaborative community of learners;
  • Regular company and team events; and
  • Professional guidance and mentorship.
Job Application

Email your CV and cover letter to careers@lyteventures.com.