Risk & Compliance Specialist


Since 2015, we have run a four-day work schedule in the Summer - every employee can take a paid day off every week from June to August

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in Netherlands ⚠️

At Mambu, we believe that banking and financial services can change the world for the better. We also know that inflexible systems are slowing innovation and limiting impact. We’re on a mission to change that, to make banking work better for everyone.

Join us as we bring banking and financial services technology into the digital-first world. Where our best-in-class, cloud-banking platform is igniting financial change globally. Where we are enabling our customers to build great banking experiences for their customers; in a faster, more flexible and more dependable way than ever before.

If this mission drives you, if you are bold, curious, customer-obsessed and ready to embrace a challenge, then we want you on our team.

At Mambu our people are the foundation! We prioritise continuous learning and development to empower Mambuvians for success and growth. We provide a learning budget by function for professional development and offer a comprehensive L&D program that enhances both technical expertise and soft skills.

Let’s rewrite the rules of banking together!

What you’ll do

A Risk and Compliance Specialist plays a crucial role in helping Mambu identify, assess, and mitigate risks while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations to safeguard the organisation's reputation, assets, and long-term sustainability.

  • Conducting risk assessments to identify potential threats to the Mambu’s  operations, assets, and objectives
  • Monitoring regulatory changes and updates to ensure the organisation remains compliant with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Developing, updating, and implementing internal policies, procedures, and controls to mitigate risks and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Performing internal audits to assess the effectiveness of risk management processes, compliance programs, and internal controls, and making recommendations for improvement
  • Generating reports and maintaining documentation related to risk assessments and compliance activities
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders, such as management, legal, finance, and operations teams, as well as external stakeholders, including regulatory agencies and auditors, to address risk and compliance-related concerns and inquiries
  • Developing and implementing plans for responding to incidents or breaches related to risk and compliance, including conducting investigations, implementing corrective actions, and reporting to relevant parties
  • Stay up to date with changes in regulations and industry best practices, proactively recommending necessary changes to Mambu’s risk and compliance framework.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide guidance and training for risk and compliance matters
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of risk assessments, incidents, and actions taken to mitigate the same
  • Perform due diligence assessments for Mambu’s counterparties and process economic sanctions alerts

What you’ll bring

  • Previous experience in a risk management, compliance, audit, or related role
  • Knowledge of risk management (1st, 2nd and 3rd line)
  • Familiarity with risk assessment methodologies, internal control frameworks, and auditing practices
  • Strong understanding of risk management principles, compliance frameworks, and regulatory requirements
  • Analytical skills to assess and evaluate risks, interpret regulatory requirements, and develop effective risk mitigation strategies
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy in documentation, reporting, and compliance-related tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Problem-solving skills to identify issues, analyse root causes, and recommend solutions to address compliance gaps or mitigate risks
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team, manage multiple tasks
  • Experience conducting due diligence assessments
  • Experience of working in a Product-led SaaS company / Affinity for technology

Your future

We aim to be the leading cloud-banking platform, powering the future of banking and igniting financial change globally. If you want to join a collaborative, inclusive team of experts changing the lives of billions, this is where you belong.

Let's connect!

Follow Mambu onLinkedInfor the latest Fintech trends and success stories. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, andYouTube to experience our vibrant culture. Explore our mission, values, and the world we're building atmambu.com/careers.

Follow the work of our Product and Engineering teams as they continuously make our products and platform bigger, better, faster and stronger. Check out ourMedium Product & Tech Log.

As part of the recruitment (or HR onboarding) process, you will be required to obtain authorised criminal background and credit screening results, as well as be queried against a sanctions/anti-money-laundering/counter terrorism financing/politically exposed persons screening service and your employment is conditional upon approval of these results.

_Don’t meet every single requirement?_Studies have shown that many job seekers (including women, people of colour and people from diverse backgrounds) are reluctant to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.

_Here at Mambu we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway._You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Mambu is committed to working with and providing equal opportunities to people with disabilities. If you have a medical condition or disability which inhibits your ability to complete any part of the application process, and are in need of a reasonable adaptation of the process to accommodate your needs, please contact us at [email protected] and let us know how we may assist you.


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Working Week

Since 2015, we have run a four-day work schedule in the Summer - every employee can take a paid day off every week from June to August

Our 4 day week = any day off

Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy is 22 days

Remote Working Policy

Mambuvians come from over 30 countries across six continents with our HQ in the Netherlands. We offer remote working.

  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • USA
  • UK

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget

Our Team

We're a team of 700 across 19 departments:

  • engineering
  • consulting
  • sales
  • support
  • product management
  • business development
  • marketing
  • +12 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Risk management
  • Compliance
  • due diligence assessments
  • Industry regulatory knowledge
  • Internal auditing
  • Risk assessment methodologies
  • Root cause analysis
  • Communications

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