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Legal Advisor Payment Services

City: Sofia



We are currently supporting one of our clients - a holding organization, uniting leading providers of non-bank financial services in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 7 700 employees and associates in nearly 450 offices in Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania, Poland and Macedonia.

The position holder will take care of the legal and regulatory compliance of companies in the field of the payment services and the digital financial services.

Legal Advisor Payment Services

Job description:
•Responsible for the regulatory compliance of the companies within the Group concerning the provision of payment services and the digital financial services
•Providing guidance to different teams within the Group engaged in projects requiring payment services competences
•Responsible for analyzing existing and upcoming regulation concerning the provision of payment services (including online payments) and digital financial services (on national and EU level as well); Assessing the impact of the regulation for the businesses
•Responsible for the prompt communication with the Regulatory bodies concerning the provision of payment services and digital financial services
•Prepares (or consults) all kind of agreements related to the provision of payment services and digital financial services
•Prepares legal statements concerning the payment services in the field of: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Competition Law; Consumer Law; Business Advisory
•Represents the entity in front of financial institutions, organizations, all regulatory bodies (National Banks, commissions for protection of competition, commission for consumer protection, etc.).

•University degree in Law;
•At least 4 years’ professional legal experience, preferably all of which in the field of payment services (this excludes trainee periods);
•Depth knowledge on regulatory landscape for payment services (including online payments) and digital financial services, on corporate and commercial law as well;
•Ability to effectively communicate complex regulatory issues;
•Knowledge on the legal aspects concerning payment institutions is a must;
•Knowledge on the legal aspects concerning financial institutions, banking and finance shall be considered as an advantage;
•Hands on Microsoft Office, Legal software;
•Analytical mindset and systematically thinking;
•Excellent communication skills and ability to work under pressure;
•English – verbal and written is a must;
•Team player with abilities to work on his/her own and to make independent decisions while working under short deadlines.

•Fast track opportunity to grow in an entrepreneurial setting;
•Work in local multinational holding with focus on international expansion;
•Ongoing trainings and development programs;
•24/7 access to an e-learning platforms;
•Friendly and casual work environment;
•Additional health insurance;

We are searching for candidates who enjoy working with people in a fast-paced, growing environment. If you have a drive to succeed and advance your career, our client’s structure might be a fit for you.

We appreciate and thank you for your application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.




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