Internal Audit – Regulatory

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Job Description

Job Description

As an Internal Auditor at Deriv, specializing in regulatory audits, you’ll safeguard the company’s integrity in a dynamically evolving fintech landscape. Your expertise in conducting thorough regulatory audits will be key to our ethical standing. Each issue you resolve will guide us away from potential regulatory pitfalls and strengthen our position as a fintech leader that values compliance and credibility.

Your clear understanding and acute awareness of the designated regulatory environment ensure that we remain one step ahead of compliance requirements and embed them in the very DNA of our operations. Your blend of knowledge of regulatory frameworks, foresight, and strategic insight will ensure Deriv exemplifies the best practices in fintech regulation and compliance.

Your challenges

  • Stay abreast of industry developments and emerging regulatory trends that may impact the company’s compliance requirements.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive regulatory map outlining the specific regulations relevant to the company’s operations as well as the processes and internal controls that the company implements to ensure compliance to these regulations.
  • Identify potential areas of non-compliance and assess associated risks, taking into account the company’s growth plans and business outlook.
  • Develop and execute Regulatory audit plans, scopes and programmes in accordance with business risks and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor and evaluate the company’s internal control environment and examine its adequacy, efficiency, and effectiveness to achieve compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct regular and rigorous regulatory internal audits, ensuring Deriv’s practices align with the evolving fintech compliance landscape.
  • Provide value-adding, practical and actionable recommendations to resolve findings and enhance internal controls to meet the goal of sustained compliance to our regulatory obligations.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to implement action plans, enhance business processes and manage Regulatory risks.
  • Develop and present detailed reports to senior management and stakeholders, enabling effective decision-making.

What you have

  • 5+ years of experience in an internal audit role, preferably within the financial services or related industry, focusing on regulatory compliance internal audit.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in law, finance, commerce, or a related field.
  • An in-depth understanding of the regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements relevant to the fintech industry.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, with the ability to dissect and interpret regulatory frameworks and present clear, actionable insights.
  • Proven ability to conduct thorough, unbiased audits and produce detailed, comprehensive reports.
  • Strong collaborative capabilities, ensuring seamless cooperation with different departments and teams.
  • Commitment to ethical standards, integrity, and maintaining the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills.


  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Housing and transportation allowance
  • Casual dress code
  • Work permit
  • A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
  • Ample team-building and bonding activities
  • Great overseas travel opportunities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates