Location: Tokyo, Kanto
Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent
Languages: Japanese > Native, English > Business Level
Industry: Financial Services
Sub-industry: Consumer Finance
Function: Financial Services, Legal & Compliance
Posted On: 2022-09-28

Company Overview

Leading international FinTech company in the fast growing payments sector that recently launched in Japan

Job Description

• First Head of Compliance hire in Japan that will design, implement and oversee all aspects of the Japan compliance program
• Managing licenses and relationships with regulators, overseeing periodic reporting and conducting internal audits and assessments
• Providing regulatory compliance advice to various stakeholders and departments
• Providing compliance training to employees, administering AML/KYC programs, and tackling other compliance projects as needed


• Native Japanese and business level English
• 7+ years' experience in relevant compliance functions - financial sector, payments and/or regulatory (METI and JCA in particular)
• Attorney qualification a plus, but not required

Additional Information

Probation Period: TBA
Smoking Conditions: TBA
Overtime: TBA
Social Insurance: Yes
Holidays: Sat, Sun, National Holidays
Working Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch Break: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Benefits: Up to 12M JPY annual salary and annual bonus
Job reference: JO-220818-290230

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