Legal Analyst

Website joinbelvo Belvo

We are Belvo, a financial API platform for Latam.

A little bit about us:

We are Belvo, a financial API platform for Latam that enables any company or developer to access and interpret their end-users’ financial information, through one easy-to-use API.

We’re a highly-technical, passionate, and driven team based in Barcelona, Brazil, and Mexico City that is tackling a very challenging problem: connecting fintech innovators with legacy financial infrastructure. We strive to go beyond the limits of what is possible today and to do so in an elegant and developer-first way.

You can read more about us and why we’re doing what we’re doing here and here.

About the team:

We work in cross-functional, autonomous teams. We follow continuous delivery best practices executed on top of a modern technology stack.
Our products are built for developers, by developers. Technological excellence is at the heart of what we do.
We are pragmatic and customer-focused. We strive to find the right set of trade-offs in order to validate our hypothesis as early as possible, iterating on our products based on customer feedback.
We communicate transparently. We do weekly all-hands where we get together to discuss company performance and goals.
We are a flexible international team focused on creating cool stuff. Some of us prefer to work together in one of our offices and others prefer remote. For us, there’s no difference as long as you have an excellent internet connection and are able to overlap with the team between 3 pm and 6 pm, CEST timezone.
Also, we are backed by some of the leading investors in Silicon Valley and Latin America, including Founders Fund, Kaszek Ventures, and YCombinator.

Your challenge:

The creation, implementation, and enforcement of Internal Control Policies and Procedures with the support of the Legal Lead;
The development and enforcement of KYC (Know Your Customer), KYP (Know your Provider) procedures;
Assist on all ongoing compliance review processes, including necessary filings, policies, and procedures;
Monitoring of compliance with all third-party policies and applicable legislation;
Draft, review, negotiate and advise internal stakeholders on a variety of contracts;
Assist in developing training materials and documentation as well as provide training to the various teams on relevant legal topics and best practices;
Support Legal Lead on a variety of day-to-day matters related to the Legal function

You can be part of the gang if:

3+ years of experience within a legal or compliance function in financial institutions, fintechs, or technology companies;
Demonstrable successful experience working with the implementation of processes for KYC, KYP, internal controls, risk matrix, and assessment;
Demonstrable successful experience working with regulatory or supervisory entities either directly or on behalf of clients;
General understanding of Corporate Governance, including a minimum understanding of Corporate Governance for Information Technology;
Have worked at a startup before, are adaptable, and enjoy fast-paced environments;
Extremely high attention to detail and methodical in how you work;
Proven track record of project management and process-oriented skills;
A bachelors/masters degree or equivalent in Law from a top-tier university;
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
Excellent spoken and written English and Spanish or Portuguese;
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Amazing if:

Experience in cross-border and multi-country compliance operations;
Familiarity with AML legislation and policies;
Understanding of Data Protection Legislation (either in Europe, Mexico or Brazil)
Fluency in Portuguese or Spanish, both written and verbal.
Our perks:

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????Flexible working hours

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????Gym discount. Meals, transport, and kindergarten via flexible compensation scheme

????Paid time off on your birthday

???? Fresh fruit every week, all-you-can-drink tea and coffee

????Friday happy hours after our weekly team meetings

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????Team building events

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