Regulatory Counsel


  • Full Time

Regulatory Counsel 

Our fast-paced Regulatory Legal team is looking for a Regulatory Legal Counsel with experience in the payments, banking, card network,  and/ or finance industry. The successful candidate must be able to work as a business partner with a wide range of teams, including risk, legal, finance and sales, and provide pragmatic advice and guidance to build sustainable growth.

What you’ll do

  • Monitor regulatory developments in Australia and New Zealand and advise on its impact to Adyen
  • Manage various regulatory requests and filings
  • Operationalise compliance requirements in Australia and New Zealand for Adyen and regularly monitor compliance on an ongoing basis
  • Provide advice and support to internal stakeholders on general legal and regulatory risks 
  • Draft and negotiate various Adyen agreements with partners and merchants
  • Represent compliance and regulatory on a variety of work-streams and products to establish regulatory strategies that align with global goals and ensure controlled and compliant growth;
  • Consider opportunities and risks from a variety of angles to achieve compliant solutions that align with commercial and strategic objectives;
  • Analyse regulatory policies, guidelines and reports, bills and acts and licensing requirements pertaining to payments and financial services industry in Australia and New Zealand;
  • Support internal and external partner teams in all regulatory and legal matters; and
  • Assist in corporate secretarial matters and liaisons with external advisors and auditors to meet compliance requirements.

Who you are

  • You are legally qualified in Australia
  • You are fully proficient in English
  • You have at least 5-7 years of post qualified experience, preferably with some experience in a regulatory role or within a global institution
  • You have some working knowledge of the payment industry, retail banking, acquiring and/or finance
  • You have some experience in corporate secretarial work
  • You will be an analytical thinker who can both set, and monitor, on relevant policies required to ensure controlled and sustainable growth
  • You will have solid communication skills, specifically you will be able to liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and Merchants from varying disciplines and cultures
  • Your strong sense of initiative and self-motivation will add value to a fast-growing business

Who we are

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world's leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile and in-store channels. It is the only provider of a modern end-to-end infrastructure, connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. With offices around the world, Adyen serves nine of the 10 largest U.S. internet companies and many worldwide retailers. Customers include Facebook, Uber, L'Oreal, Casper, Bonobos, and Spotify.

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