Regulatory Counsel

Date: 4 Apr 2024

Location: Dublin, Ireland, IE, D01 K840 London, GB, EC2V 7AD

Company: Paysafe

Paysafe Limited (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion in 2023, and approximately 3,200 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 260 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

It starts here. Have a global impact on the world of payments.

 

Paysafe is currently seeking a Regulatory Counsel based in our London or Dublin office 

 

 

What Paysafe stands for:

  • Being open and honest.
  • Keeping focused.
  • Operating with Courage.
  • Pioneering the future.

Our values and culture are driven by Equality, Development, Social Responsibility and Wellbeing. If you want to find out more about life at Paysafe, check out our careers page here

 

How we work:

 

Our preferred arrangement is for the job holder to follow a hybrid model, spending an average of three days per week at our office location. The office is located in Gresham Street next to St Paul’s cathedral with easy access and transport links via St Paul’s, Bank, Cannon Street, City Thameslink, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Mansion House.

 

The impact you will have:

  • Identifying and analysing regulatory changes and advise internal stakeholders on the effective implementation of those requirement.
  • Supporting and advising business and product teams on applicable regulatory requirements including on the regulatory aspects of new product development and delivery channels.
  • Providing regulatory advice to internal teams including Compliance, Internal Audit, Risk, and Finance.
  • Assisting with the management of the relationship with key regulators including preparation/co-ordination of responses to requests for information
  • Preparing periodic reports to internal Committees and Boards.
  • Participating in internal Committees and Working Group on regulatory topics.
  • Leading the development of internal policies and procedures to ensure Paysafe continues to meet its regulatory obligations.
  • Proactively identify and contribute to the management of regulatory risk.
  • Drafting positions papers, commentary and knowledge sharing materials for internal and external circulation.
  • Responding to consultations on proposed regulatory changes and participate in related lobbying activity
  • Representing Paysafe at external meetings including with industry bodies.

 

What we’re looking for:

The role will suit a 4+ year PQE lawyer with enthusiasm for working with a major provider of payment services. Ideally you will have:

 

  • Experience in the financial services regulatory department of a law firm and/or financial institution.
  • Understanding of the domestic and international regulation in the field of e-money, payment services or gambling regulation
  • Keen interest in regulation and knowledge of the online payments landscape
  • Strong legal and analytical skills, a quick mind and the ability to assess and understand the impact of regulation on the business
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate regulatory developments to relevant parties in a timely manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Team player with high self-motivation, positive 'can-do' attitude and a collaborative approach
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, German language ability an advantage
  • Ability to effectively manage outside counsel and political advisors
  • Willingness to travel

 

 

A snippet of what you’ll get in return:

  • Make your day work for you with our flexible working hours.
  • Kickstart your weekend early with our summer hours during the months of June, July and August with a 3pm finish every Friday.
  • You decide what your holiday looks like with the option to buy or sell your holiday and carry over up to 5 days into the next year.
  • Enjoy social events on our roof top terrace with views onto St Pauls Cathedral.
  • Our fully equipped facilities include showers, hairdryers and straighteners and fresh towels.
  • Start your day with a free breakfast, fresh fruit and snacks.
  • Take a breather in our dedicated wellbeing room.
  • Spend time with those important to you with our enhanced paid family policies.
  • Test our products Skrill, Neteller and Paysafe Card. Upon joining we will award you £50 into each wallet.
  • Enjoy our discounts on memberships via vitality including, gyms, leisure centres, yoga/Pilates across the country.
  • Need a new Laptop or phone? We offer support purchasing Apple and LG products via Stormfront technology.
  • Join our six employee-led equality communities and help foster a workplace that celebrates diversity and create opportunities to collaborate and learn.
  • Let’s not forget, we also offer: Private health insurance (pre-existing conditions are included) & dental insurance, income protection, life assurance and more.

 

What to expect next:

  1. Phone screen with Recruitment.
  2. Video interview with the Hiring Manager.
  3. In-person interview
  4. Final HR interview with Recruitment.

If you’re successful joining the team, you’ll be meeting our CEO in person during our new joiners breakfast in London – a great opportunity to network with your peers.

 

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.