Regulatory Counsel

Permanent employee, Full-time · Mexico

What does KLAR do?

Klar is a Mexican fintech startup whose mission is to democratize and revolutionize the way in which financial services have been delivered so far in Mexico, especially since half of the population doesn’t have a bank account. We have served more than 2 million users since our launch in 2019!

We are changing this scenario by offering a tech product that allows users to manage their money through a mobile and web application. Users can withdraw or deposit money from any cash machine, they can also use the card in stores and even do online payments. We don’t have any branches, everything is done and managed through the app. 

We offer a rich set of products today across our debit and credit offers. We have an exciting and ambitious roadmap to bring more capabilities to our product so that we can better serve our users. 

Life at Klar

We have a very international team with more than 30 nationalities working from Mexico City, Berlin, and remotely. Our founder Stefan Moller is also half German and Mexican, which allowed Klar to think globally since its inception. 

This is a full-time permanent position based in our Mexico office. 

Your daily adventures will be
  • Manage licencing and authorization processes for Klar. Analyze regulation and initiatives to advice the business on regulatory risks and opportunities.

  • Provide efficient, prompt, clear and thorough legal analysis of product and project initiatives to its business stakeholders.

  • Identify, analyze, and promptly communicate regulatory risks, solutions and mitigators for the business.

  • Advise Internal Control teams in the definition of legal obligations.

  • Manage the relationship with the governmental agencies and outside counsel in relation with its projects.

  • Manages the Legal Hub documentation, including all T&C of products and services.

  • Provide legal advice on business development projects; advise on legal and regulatory risk issues relating to sales and marketing activities, communications, and product development.

  • Manage procedures with CONFUSEF, PROFECO and other governmental agencies.

  • Advise and produce company policies in compliance with applicable law.

What you bring to the table
  • Bachelor’s degree in law.

  • 3-6 years of experience at a corporate law firm or as in-house counsel in a regulated entity.

  • Engaged individual with the ability to work independently.

  • Specific knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to payments industry and/or electronic money would be preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Spanish and English.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks or projects simultaneously in a fast paced and dynamic financial services environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams as well as business unit leaders.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork and ability to foster/manage relationships across multiple departments.

  • Skill in focusing on desired results, clarifying next steps, and ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines, address risk and achieve desired results.

What do we offer?
  • Competitive salary based on performance and experience

  • Stock options

  • 15 days of paid vacation per year, plus extended maternity and paternity leave

  • Vacation premium

  • 30 days of Christmas bonus

  • Medical Insurance

  • Computer devices

  • Gympass subscription to stay healthy and fit

  • Flexible work environment, with a hybrid model

  • A modern centrally located office in Mexico City with free drinks and snacks, and regular social events

  • International work environment with amazing and highly skilled people

  • A world class team that helps you evolve your skills in areas you're interested in

  • An opportunity to have a real impact in one of the most exciting emerging markets

We trust our highly skilled and diverse team and we’re committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for new talents to flourish. We value diversity and welcome all applications regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, physical abilities, age, sexual orientation and identity.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!
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