Team Lead CDD & KYC Operations, LATAM

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

Team Lead CDD & KYC Operations, LATAM

As our Team Lead CDD & KYC Operations in LATAM, you will spearhead the maintenance of unparalleled standards of accuracy and compliance within our CDD & KYC processes. Your role will involve guiding a team of CDD professionals, setting clear KPI's, ensuring strict adherence to regulatory guidelines and company policies, as well as being a point of contact and sparring partner for regional stakeholders. 

What you’ll do

  • Guide, support, mentor, and motivate a team of CDD professionals, ensuring their alignment with company goals.
  • Develop, implement, and refine strategies to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of CDD & KYC processes.
  • Guarantee adherence to regulatory requirements and internal policies, conducting regular audits to identify and mitigate compliance risks.
  • Drive initiatives for continuous process improvement, leveraging data-driven insights and feedback to enhance workflows and minimize errors.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with various departments to ensure seamless integration of CDD & Compliance procedures and promote a culture of compliance across the organization.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and evolving regulatory standards related to CDD & KYC, implementing necessary changes to maintain compliance.
  • Drive and take part in global & regional discussions around commercial initiatives, compliance projects and operational scalability. 

Who you are

  • Great understanding of regulatory requirements and best practices pertaining to CDD & KYC.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop team members effectively.
  • Strong analytical- and problem-solving capabilities, coupled with a detail-oriented approach.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to adapt to changing regulatory landscapes and drive proactive compliance measures.
  • 3+ years of people management experience

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

This role is based out of our São Paulo office. We are an office-first company and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles.


Apply for this job


indicates a required field

,,Google Drive,or

Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf

Cover Letter
,,Google Drive,or

Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf

Point of Data Transfer *

The information you provide when you fill out this form and which we collect during your application process will be held and used by Adyen primarily for the purposes of considering your application and your suitability for employment with us and will generally be kept for one year, unless we need to keep your data longer. You can find more information about how we handle your personal data and about your rights in our Applicant Privacy Notice.