Vacancy Type:
31 (Unikrn)

About Us:

We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 25,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together. Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world of entertainment.

In 2021, Entain acquired unikrn to launch the company's esports practice. Unikrn is one of the world's preeminent esports betting platforms. Unikrn paved the wave in the sports betting industry by offering esports odds across 35 titles, as well as virtual esports and streamer betting. Unikrn also boasts a skill-based betting platform that allows players to wager on themselves in ranked matches in the world's most popular gaming titles.
Objective of the role:
The Senior Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring that all statutory, compliance, AML and risk obligations are adhered to. The Compliance Manager is to intersect with Entain Functions to ensure all obligations are met in an accurate, timely and best practice manner. This role is also expected to take an active part in dealing with compliance and AML related matters and reporting any concerns or changes in process to the COO and assist in new License applications.
General Regulatory Obligations:
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective systems and contr ols for compliance with applicable requirements and standards under the regulatory system that our businesses operate under intersecting with the broader Entain Regulatory and Compliance teams 

  • A focus on the Australian Businesses in reviewing and monitoring the onboarding new customer/players, checking KYC/identification where necessary, reviewing PEP/sanctions databases and weeding out any false positives.

  • Responsible for identifying and assessing the compliance risks associated with the organisation's current and proposed future business activities, including new products, new business relationships and any extension of operations or network on an international level.

  • Responsible for advising management on the applicable laws, regulations, rules and standards and inform them about any development in these areas

  • Responsible for establishing written guidelines to staff and service providers on the appropriate implementation of the laws, regulation, rules and standards through policies and procedures (AML/CFT Compliance Manual); Maintain all compliance policies and supporting infrastructure.

  • Responsible for assessing the appropriateness of internal policies, procedures and guidelines, ensure a follow-up of any identified deficiencies, make recommendations for amendments to the Board where necessary and supervise the implementation of corrective measures to mitigate the identified deficiencies.

  • Responsible for monitoring compliance with internal policies, procedures and guidelines by performing regular and comprehensive compliance risk assessments and testing; report the results on a regular basis and promptly where deemed necessary to the Board.

  • Responsible for providing a central point of contact for all information on compliance-related issues (e.g. breach of regulation, non-respect of procedures, conflict of interest)

  • Responsible for ensuring all compliance reports are submitted promptly and accurately to the regulator.

  • Responsible for educating staff through regular AML/CFT training with respect to compliance with the applicable laws, rules and standards and act as advisor on compliance queries from staff members.

  • Responsible for maintaining the firm's operational risk management assessment and for reporting relevant significant risks to the Executive team

  • Assist in license applications for new jurisdictions.  

AML Officer:
  • Act as AML Officer for our Australian business which is regulated by NT Gambling Commision (NTGC)

  • Monitoring and day-to-day operation of AML/CFT policies. Respond promptly to any reasonable request for information made by the NTGC, Austrac or any other law enforcement.

  • Responsible for establishing the basis on which a risk-based approach to the prevention of money laundering/terrorist financing is put into practice and review the approach on a regular basis.

  • Ensure all AML/CFT reporting requirements are met in line with the required standards.

  • Ensuring that adequate arrangements are in place for the awareness and training of employees. In particular the training that must be offered should be of a high standard and the scope must be appropriate.

  • Liaising with broader Entain Regulatory and Compliance teams to ensure we are meeting all requirements including but not limited to training

People Management:
  • Subject to Growth and Team Expansion

  • Lead and manage the Compliance team to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and in line with relevant deadlines

  • Take responsibility for the day to day management of the entire Compliance team ensuring, but not limited to; recruitment, retention, learning and development, annual leave management, performance management and total team engagement for all Compliance team members 

  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of the Compliance team members 

  • Coach and mentor the team members to ensure effective and efficient Compliance operations

Key skills required:

  • Relevant Compliance Qualification (i.e. ICA Diploma or equivalent)

  • Proven experience in a similar compliance role, ideally in a local licensed eGaming business

  • Experience in the eGaming and cryptocurrency sectors

  • Knowledge of AML/CFT legislation both domestic and international

  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

  • Ability to pick up new tasks quickly and work with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Leadership and organisational abilities

  • Strategic thinking

  • Problem-solving aptitude

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.