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Compliance Regulatory Advisory Manager

Madrid, Spain

Job Description

It is essential that candidate has an excellent understanding of Payment Services related regulations including Insurance Mediation. 

As a member of the Spanish regulatory compliance team, the candidate will assist in handling a variety of compliance related matters, assist in implementation of policies and procedures to achieve compliance with legal obligations and Company policy, Compliance monitoring and testing, support any compliance-related internal or external audits as well as regulatory inspections, define and support implementation of corrective action plans, provide guidance to the business and perform compliance-related training programs.

More precisely, this position will have responsibility to:

  • Support the regulatory change management process in close coordination with the General Counsel Office

  • Support development, monitoring and implementation of incoming regulations i.e. PSD2, Insurance Directive, Travel Package Directive etc in close coordination with other compliance and operational excellence teams

  • Support the annual Compliance Risk assessment process giving advice on regulatory and policy requirements

  • Support new products approval process including compliance risk pillar and controls assessment

  • Support regulatory compliance policies & procedures

  • Support design and implementation of required local training program to business partners

  • Establish a smooth working relationship with other compliance colleagues across the international organization  to provide Spain regulatory advisory support on those subject areas potentially impacting other jurisdictions across continental Europe

  • Support business initiatives from a regulatory compliance standpoint


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills:

  • University Degree (preferably in Law).  Working knowledge of payment services regulations and Insurance mediation desirable

  • A minimum of 6 years of compliance related work experience in an EU bank and/or non-bank financial services industry

  • Proven experience in designing and implementing regulatory compliance programs including analysis of regulation, risk assessment, design of policies & procedures and monitoring programs

  • Proficient on MS Office

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and influencing skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships with business, stakeholders and partners.

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written is a must

  • Working experience in a multinational company such as Amex

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.


Proud to be recognized by Great Place to Work España - Ranked 2nd of overall Best Companies.

ReqID: 19006321
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2019, 4:27:21 AM