Country Manager Italy

City:  Amsterdam

 

Who we are

 

flatexDEGIRO AG (WKN: FTG111, ISIN: DE000FTG1111, Ticker: FTK.GR) operates the leading and fastest growing online brokerage platform in Europe. Based on modern, in-house state-of-the-art technology, customers of the flatex and DEGIRO brands are offered a wide range of independent products with execution on top TIER 1 exchanges. The technological edge as well as the high efficiency and strong economies of scale enable flatexDEGIRO to continuously improve its service offering to customers. With more than 2.5 million customer accounts and over 67 million securities transactions processed in 2022, flatexDEGIRO is the largest retail online broker in Europe. In times of bank consolidation and digitalization, flatexDEGIRO is ideally positioned for further growth.
For more information, visit https://www.flatexdegiro.com/en

 

Want to know what it’s like to work for flatexDEGIRO?

 

Check out our Instagram @lifeatflatexdegiro and meet the great people that makes us who we are! Do you already see yourself as part of this team? Apply!

 

 

The Role

 

The country manager represents flatexDEGIRO in Italy.
You represent the company and its interests and manage relationships with various stakeholders. You have a good understanding of local regulation and how to interpret them in consultation with internal stakeholders like e.g. legal, compliance and client tax.
Strong stakeholders’ management to retrieve market information from relevant parties, being well connected to what is going on among retail investors.

 

You will

•    Need a strong understanding of the local market and regulations;
•    Assess and perform market and competitor research as required
•    Will maintain up-to-date knowledge of (upcoming) regulatory changes, thereby identifying the impact of the future changes on the company and its business.
•    Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with local communities, banks, brokers
•    Plan and actively participate in market/community events and business development activities to expand and strengthen the company and reputation in the market.
•    Be a trusted advisor on regulatory topics, willing and able to challenge the organization if needed.
•    Together with legal & compliance, you act as the point of reference for the local regulator and organize the contacts with them.
•    Timely inclusion/escalation to the Board of Directors in case of urgent matters that need to be addressed.

 

Requirements 

•    10 -15 years of work experience in the Italian financial industry, preferably in online retail brokerage or retail banking.
•    Analytical, pro-active self-starter;
•    A strong attention to detail, have strong sense of ownership and the ability to work under pressure;
•    Able to identify problems or areas of improvement. 
•    Bachelors degree in Finance, Master is an advantage
•    Excellent command of both English and Italian
•    Knowledge of Italian regulatory financial law and financial markets
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Interested? This is what we offer you

  • Promise of a good work-life balance
  • 30 days paid leave
  • An enthusiastic and fun team to work with
  • Personal and professional development with access to relevant courses
  • Transport allowance or related benefits like a leased electric bike
  • Pension plan
  • A challenging job in an international and fast-growing company
  • A competitive salary
  • A lot of freedom executing your role and a chance to shape your own career
  • The opportunity to participate in a new, enthusiastic team of likeminded professionals

 

 

To make your life easier

 

You get the freedom to work flexible. Meaning you don’t have to work in our office every day, but we like it if you do of course! It’s fun to come in and mingle with your colleagues. There is also fruit, good coffee, drinks & snacks, and great sandwiches for lunch every day. Our beautiful and modern office in located in the iconic Rembrandt tower that is conveniently next to Amstel Station. To make work@home comfortable we offer a €35 internet allowance, provide a company laptop and many options to make it comfortable, such as a chair, screen and headphones. And last but not least: the gym membership options we provide is an easy way to get into shape!

 

Want to invite your friends to work for us as well? A generous referral bonus will be yours if they get hired, so spread the word once you start!

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or any other legally protected status. flatexDEGIRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

flatexDEGIRO Dutch Branch
Ian Daugherty
Corporate Recruiter

 

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