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Regulatory Compliance Senior Specialist



Vienna, Austria
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Who we are

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission

Are you passionate about regulatory compliance and have experience in MiFID compliance, crypto assets and/or market abuse monitoring? Do you want to enhance your expertise and dive deeper into these crucial areas? Bitpanda is seeking a Regulatory Compliance Specialist ready to influence the regulatory landscape and work with our teams to tackle the challenges associated with MiFID, safeguarding of (crypto) assets and market abuse. Join one of Europe's leading financial service providers and be a part of Bitpanda, setting the benchmark for regulatory excellence in the European financial sector.

What you’ll do

  • MiFID II Compliance: You will be one of the experts ensuring that all our brokerage operations adhere to MiFID II regulations, providing guidance and insights to keep us ahead of regulatory requirements.
  • Asset Safeguarding: You will support the safeguarding of client assets, developing robust processes to protect client funds, and ensuring we meet all regulatory obligations.
  • Compliance checks and reporting: You will prepare and submit precise compliance reports, maintain meticulous compliance records, perform independent compliance reviews, analysis and checks and ensure our adherence to all financial regulations, keeping us in the regulator’s good books.
  • Market Abuse Alerts Handling: You will monitor and manage market abuse alerts, ensuring prompt investigation of suspicious activities. You will maintain accurate records, conduct reviews and analyses, and ensure adherence to relevant regulations, keeping us in the regulator’s good books.
  • Complaints and Incidents Handling: You will manage and resolve client complaints and incidents efficiently, maintaining high standards of customer service and ensuring swift resolution in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Who you are

  • Possess a background in law, business law or business administration, holding a Master's degree or equivalent qualification, accompanied by a minimum of 3 years' experience in the realm of financial market law and regulations.
  • A background in MiFID and Crypto regulation and/or MiCAR is a highly advantageous skill set.
  • Exhibit a solution-focused and precision-driven work approach, adept at working both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Show diplomatic prowess in communication, effectively engaging with internal and external stakeholders. Possess outstanding analytical and organisational skills, with the ability for rapid comprehension and sound judgement.
  • Exceptional communications skills in English, with a strong preference for proficiency in German as an additional asset.

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.