Compliance Specialist

About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 200,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 3500+ employees from 90 nationalities.

Do you want to be part of an international, growing Compliance team, working for one of Europe’s largest FinTech/disruptoer-banks, that wants to revolutionize the financial industry? Klarna is looking for new members to strengthen its Compliance Team. We are looking for Compliance Specialists located to join our Group Compliance team in Stockholm, Sweden.

Role requirements 

General working experience (3+ years) within the financial services sector; legal background is beneficial, and experience from a similar role is a requirement; and most importantly – you should be passionate about compliance. 

Specific experience is desirable with: 
* payment services and systems
* consumer credit, financing and lending
* Swedish and EU financial laws and regulationscrime risk (including AML/CTF, ABC and fraud) and/or PSDII & open banking – considered highly qualifying
* experience with FinTech firms – also considered advantageous. 

Furthermore, you need to have excellent English language skills for any location; Swedish language skills are a bonus.  

You need to have the ability to prioritize and be comfortable with working independently, but also with others in the team and around the business. You should have integrity, be ambitious, proactive and action oriented, and be an excellent communicator.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Taking lead on regulatory intelligence (“horizon scanning”) - monitor and identify new or updated rules and regulations or other regulatory developments applicable to Klarna’s business, assess the impact to Klarna and communicate and follow up on implementation. This involves qualified legal assessments as well as some coordination and administration.
  • Participate and represent Compliance in New Product Approval assessments.
  • Supporting the Compliance Team in their activities, including administration and communication with regulators (e.g. registering regulatory engagement, and preparing regulatory notifications, applications and reports).
  • Support Klarna with input on suitability assessments and conflict of interest assessments.
  • Take part in creating and updating guidelines, policies, instructions and routines within the compliance field.
  • Support the business on various compliance related matters.
  • Sharing knowledge and educating on regulatory requirements, and contributing to ongoing competence throughout Klarna by providing information and training.
  • Supporting the Compliance Team with identifying, analysing and assessing compliance risks to create and implement compliance plans.
  • Monitoring and reviewing Klarna’s adherence to regulations and ensuring good compliance governance within the business.
  • Preparing and coordinating internal and external reports.
Please send in your application in English. Please be advised that applications that are not in English can not be considered.