The role: We are looking for a Compliance Director to join our Legal and Risk, Flutter International team in London.
Reporting directly to the Chief Legal and Risk Officer of Flutter International, you will be a key member of the Legal and Risk Management Team. You will lead the Compliance team and ensure they fulfil their duties and responsibilities across all jurisdictions relating to regulatory licensing compliance, anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) compliance, Sanctions compliance and due diligence!
Are you our next star player?
Flutter Entertainment Plc is a global sports betting and gaming operator, with a portfolio of leading brands. Continuous innovation across product, marketing, technology, and responsible gambling practices, coupled with an outstanding creative team combine to build a leading proposition for customers to enjoy. Flutter provides customers with intuitive products that offer market-leading value, promotions and choice. These are powered by in-house technology, trading, development, and responsible gambling teams.
The Group is divided into four divisions: UK and Ireland, Australia, US and International. Due to the growth of the Group in recent years, the International Division is newly established. The International Division consists of the PokerStars, Betfair International, Adjarabet, and Junglee Games businesses that operate in over 100 countries. In doing so, the business operates on a locally licenced and offshore basis.
Why we need you
As a member of the Legal and Risk Department’s leadership team you will lead, manage and empower a large Compliance team across multiple locations. Ensure compliance with the rules, requirements and principles of applicable regulators including over:
You will spearhead the build out of the compliance function including:
Yu will provide expert mentorship and direction to the first line of defence in the application of effective controls to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and helping to see opportunities to embed consistent compliance and risk considerations into key decision making.
Provide assurance to the CLRO, ExCo and Flutter International Divisional Risk Committee in respect of the adequacy of design and operation of the division’s compliance systems and controls to handle risk and that they align with appropriate laws and regulations.
Engage with gaming, ABC, and Sanctions regulators across multiple jurisdictions in respect of Flutter International’s regulatory requirements and compliance position including in the context of licenses, audits, enforcement actions, day to day queries, and relationship building ensuring at all times that Flutter International’s potential exposure is minimised and risked handled.
You will reduce and mitigate Flutter International’s exposure to legal/regulatory enforcement action by customers, regulators and governments arising from failings in controls and process. Provide compliance mentorship and advice on long-term business-critical strategic, financial, operational decisions including issue management providing pragmatic solutions and recommending a course of action
Contribute to the formulation of Flutter International’s strategy and plans to deliver value in line with customer, group, and employee expectations, while leading efforts to reduce compliance risks that can put the strategy at risk.
You will improve Flutter International’s ability to take advantage of business opportunities through effective compliance analysis of new opportunities for business development and new sources of revenue growth while identifying and supervising the key compliance risks.
In line with Flutter’s risk management strategy and principles, contribute to the divisional risk management system on a continuous basis to ensure the compliance risks to which the division is, or could be, exposed are reported. Ensure appropriate alignment to the Group risk appetite in relation to compliance matters.
Handle and ensure cohesion between business strategy and external affairs including media relations to improve the public perception of the business across all brands and platforms in respect of compliance with our various regulatory obligations.
Who we’re looking for
The role requires a qualified lawyer with significant, validated experience in senior legal or compliance roles within highly regulated and international companies. Experience in the gaming industry would be a significant advantage.
What’s in it for you?
Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to London.
Your package will include:
What happens next?
If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.
Flutter Entertainment Plc is a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.
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