Paralegal

Wirex



If you havenโ€™t heard of Wirex, then youโ€™ll now know why weโ€™re recruiting - weโ€™re a fintech secret on the cusp of becoming famous! With a genuinely differentiated product, weโ€™re connecting crypto, currencies and convenience for users around the world - all wrapped in an app and armed with a VISA card that can be used to pay for the tube, swap currencies (digital and fiat), or buy โ€˜thatโ€™ new thing you saw last time you visited the local shopping mall.

Our consumers are many, and everywhere โ€“ but weโ€™re looking to build and scale our brand. With 3 product offerings (APAC, NA and Europe) weโ€™re a 24-7 diverse collection of people, from hardcore crypto geeks to people that are just passionate about being in fintech and working on a new way of making payments faster and simpler.

Wirex are a FinTech company based in the UK and were currently hiring for a Paralegal/Regulatory Analyst to join our Legal team in London! With offices across the globe, we pride ourselves on our vibrant and relaxed atmosphere, that is driven by our employees! We are the first payment platform to seamlessly integrate digital and traditional currencies. Our mission is to give everyone the power to use one single global platform for traditional financial and digital assets from anywhere in the world. We have more than 3M users in 130 countries and we're constantly expanding. It's an exciting time to get on board!โ€‹

Core Purpose of the role:

  • To provide regulatory analysis on topics such as e-money, payment services and virtual assets in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the European Economic Area (EEA), US, APAC and other jurisdictions that Wirex is operating/will be operating
  • Assist and play an active role in project management to implement regulatory-driven changes within the business

Main Responsibilities:

  • Tracking regulatory developments and distilling the information in a clear and considered way for the United Kingdom, Ireland and the European Economic Area (EEA), US, APAC and other jurisdictions that Wirex is operating/will be operating
  • Managing projects to implement regulatory-driven changes within the business
  • Drafting and maintaining internal policies to ensure they remain current from both a regulatory and internal governance perspective
  • Working closely and collaboratively with internal stakeholders and liaising with external stakeholders including law enforcement
  • Overseeing and implementing processes and actions for requests received in connection with personal data protection laws
  • Provide assistance to the Regulatory Counsel with ongoing projects and any ad hoc requests

Essential Experience required:

  • Minimum 2 yearsโ€™ of experience in financial services, preferably in payments and/or virtual assets. Experience in a regulatory role is desired
  • Good understanding of the regulatory framework in one or more of the jurisdictions listed above
  • Strong written, analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Being resourceful and responsive to the needs of the business
  • Ability to work independently, within a team and cross-functionally to achieve the desired outcome
  • Ability to anticipate regulatory issues or risks and to build the processes and systems to proactively address them

Wirex Behaviours for the position:

  • Cares about being one team
  • Contributes to creating a positive environment
  • Passionate about their field of work
  • Takes initiative
  • Sets high personal standards
  • Works toward the collective success
  • Comfortable working with diverse team members across different time zones

What's on Offer

In addition to a competitive salary, you can expect to receive some other great perks:

  • Flexible working - semi-remote with flexible business hours, we understand the meaning of work-life balance.
  • 25 daysโ€™ holiday + bank holidaysโ€ฏโ€“ work hard, play harder. Enjoying your downtime is important.
  • Paid sickness leave โ€“ for when you most need it.
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan โ€“ your health is important, so we give our people the option to join Vitality Health.
  • Paid Volunteer Day and opportunity to do work for good causes โ€“ we want to make sure we give back when and where we can, and if we can have fun in the process, itโ€™s win, win!
  • Referral Schemeโ€ฏโ€“ want to give someone you know the opportunity to work with some of the smartest brains in the industry? You refer, we reward you with up to ยฃXXX for your efforts!
  • Annual bonus earning potential - which of course is paid in cryptocurrency!
  • Training and career development โ€“ we give all our people ยฃ400 each year to learn something new in their field.

Diversity and Inclusion

We invite applications from anyone who shares our vision and demonstrates our company values. If you have what it takes to perform the role and have the capabilities required that we have listed in the job description, then we want to hear from you.

We embrace unique and are immensely proud of our diverse team and inclusive culture, if you want to be a part of our exciting journey, don't hesitate to apply.


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