About the role

Do you want to join us in our efforts to secure Yggdrasil’s position as the most reliable and trustful partner of choice by securing company compliance across multiple domains such as AML, gaming licenses and applicable gaming regulations? Then this is the job for you! As our Senior Compliance Officer you will play an instrumental role in ensuring that Yggdrasil remain compliant in all its workflows and processes and that we maintain our current licenses and status as a trusted industry partner, while being responsive to business and market opportunities. 

Objectives:

  • Ensure Compliance with All applicable gaming regulations;
  • Ensure Anti Money Laundering (AML) compliance by taking active part in managing and approving the daily “Know Your Customer (KYC) activities;
  • Maintain an excellent overview of regulatory developments in order to quality assure and suggest business opportunities, for both existing and new markets;
  • Responsible for assessing new markets from a licensing/gaming compliance perspective and for driving license application processes;
  • Provide recommendations and directions to legal, and other key stakeholders on all areas of regulatory gaming compliance, and licensing frameworks based on the company strategy and business objectives;
  • Assess, and communicate new regulatory changes and possible regulatory changes from a gaming compliance perspective; 
  • Ensure smooth and timely licensing in all (current and upcoming) jurisdictions;
  • Owner of all external and internal regulatory audits incl. deliveries of detailed gaming compliance reports;
  • Liaise between the Company, and gaming regulatory authorities, and respond to gaming regulatory authorities’ enquiries;
  • Proactively create strong, fruitful and long-lasting regulatory relationships with key regulatory stakeholders;
  • Develop, maintain and execute on processes and procedures related to gaming compliance;
  • Responsible for defining and implementing internal controls for gaming compliance;
  • Owner of the regulatory returns and reports, and to proactively communicate to stakeholders as relevant;
  • Investigate and report of incidents of non-compliance as it relates to gaming statues, regulations and internal controls;
  • Interpret and communicate information on regulatory matters related to gaming compliance;
  • Keep up to date and be aware of the gaming compliance calendar covering all applicable regulations and tasks;
  • Key point of contact for all operational gaming regulatory and applicable queries;
  • Update processes and methods that will enhance company commercialization of business and market opportunities, with maintained licensing and compliant levels as required;
  • Responsible for keeping a customer centric and business acumen perspective through out the compliance process and ways of working.

Key Skills

  • +4 years experience from i-gaming industry as a Gaming Compliance Officer or a similar role
  • Experience & successful track record working with regulatory licensing from multiple markets including Sweden, Malta (MGA), UK (UKGC) etc
  • Proven knowledge about gaming compliance matters across multiple jurisdictions such as Germany, Romania, Hungary, Greece, Switzerland and the United States
  • Proven experience from working with AML and KYC related matters, preferably within a B2B setting, and a solid understanding of the AML legal framework including the AML 4/5 Directives
  • Established good relations with regulators, in particular UKGC and MGA, is highly advantageous
  • Prior track record in implementing ways of working with a customer centric and business perspective throughout the compliance process

Perks working at Yggdrasil

  • Career
    Progression

  • Gym
    Allowance

  • Fun & Excitement
    in everything we do

  • Relocation
    package

  • Health
    Insurance

  • Work life
    balance

About Yggdrasil Gaming

Yggdrasil is a provider of superior online gaming solutions for iGaming operators. The business was founded in 2013 and is today one of the industry’s most respected and acclaimed suppliers. In 2019 Yggdrasil introduced the three pioneering value propositions; YG Franchise, YG Masters and YG Game IP, of which the last two is powered by Yggdrasil’s enabling technology solution GATI (Game Adaptation Tool & Interface). Since its inception, Yggdrasil has embarked on a rapid growth trajectory enabled by a strong corporate culture focused on innovation, creativity, quality and technology leadership.