Legal Counsel / Licensing & Corporate Setups Specialist

Riga, Latvia
WHAT YOU'LL BE WORKING ON
  • Manage day-to-day legal support of company setups and general company maintenance in various jurisdictions such as Estonia, UK, Cyprus, Poland, Latvia and others
  • Open and maintain accounts in banks and other financial institutions (fill out bank forms, communicate during the process of compliance, and process requests in a timely manner)
  • Work with questionnaires, applications, legal, corporate, and financial documents, presentations, reports, and other documents and ensure that all of the documentation is up-to-date
  • Maintain internal registers and arrange documents
  • Conduct correspondence with international law firms and other external providers such as corporate secretaries, accountants, auditors
  • Act as the point of contact and manage information flow regarding corporate setups among Legal, Business Development, Partners, Merchants, Finance, AML & Compliance departments
  • Conduct legal research across indicated jurisdictions related to corporate and regulatory processes
  • Participate in the ad-hoc projects set by company stakeholders related to corporate setups and financial licensing processes across various jurisdictions.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE
  • At least 2 years of proven experience in a legal, project management or compliance role
  • Excellent written & spoken communication skills in English (not less than B2) and good command of Russian (A2/B1 level)
  • A university degree in Law, Economics, Management or related field
  • Understanding of AML/KYC procedures
  • A solution for non-standard cases thinking
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize work
  • We expect you to undertake work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Experience in international tax optimization would be a plus
WHAT WE OFFER
  • ✨ An opportunity to make something great even greater, you can be the reason why we grow, develop, and become the best fintech company on the market 
  • 🌱 Career prospects - we are young, we have huge ambitions, and it is important that our employees grow with us 
  • 🔥 Work with coworkers who are passionate about their business;
  • 💸 Compensation that will fully correspond to the competence and knowledge, with yearly performance reviews
  • 📖 The opportunity to attend conferences, courses, and professional development at the company's expense ( learning budget - 500 EUR per year ) - we favor the continuous development of our employees;
  • ⚕️ Private health insurance coverage; additional wellness budget - 500 EUR;  
  • 🏠 Hybrid type of work  ( if you choose); 
  • 🌴 20 days of vacation time; Latvian bank holidays; Sick leaves; 
  • 🐶 Animal adoption days off; 
  • 🎉 Celebrations: Team building events and corporate parties;  gift from the company 🎁 and you can take a Birthday day-off for your BD 🎂
  • 🏢 Absolutely amazing and cozy office in the historical center of Riga with our own Barista and lots of snacks 🍫🍧🍩🍎🥭🥤; 

You can find out more about our team, our values, and the unique ways we celebrate our successes here: https://fyst.com/culture 🎉🫶