Compliance Officer at Tipico

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Company Description

Tipico is expanding its operations in the US and we would like you to become a part of our success team. 

We are Tipico, the biggest sports-betting operator in Germany and we have opened our first US office in Hoboken, NJ. Our goal is to amplify the emotions of millions of people experiencing sports every day. We are driven by our core values passion, progress and trust to secure the best possible product for our users. 

Job Description

Are you someone who is obsessed with policy, process and have great communication skills to deal with stakeholders and regulators? Do you enjoy handling the day to day regulatory compliance of federal and state legislation in relation to sports betting or other highly regulated environments? Does compliance topics like AML, sports betting regulation as well as data privacy and security pique your interest?

If so, you are the at the right place! We are looking for someone who will be instrumental in the growth of the organization and its compliance needs. A person who will take responsibility for examining and researching the risk areas across the business and ensuring full compliance throughout all applicable regulations, legislation and company polices and best practice. We want innovators, we want doers!

This role will be the starting point of our compliance department and the main compliance person for Tipico USA. This person needs to have exceptional organizational and prioritization skills along with the ability to manage multiple tasks. They will need to work with teams throughout the organization to drive compliance awareness and ensure we are maintaining strong relationships with regulators and our Tipico Operations Team.

The Compliance Officer will be report directly to the Managing Director and work together with the rest of the management team and business operations.

  • Handle all aspects of igaming and sportsbook Regulatory Compliance including, AML, data privacy and data security:
  • Compile Internal controls from a regulatory perspective
  • AML
    • Suspicious monitoring process
    • Risk assessment and mitigation processes
    • Write policies and procedures
  • Data security and privacy policy
  • Responsible gambling
  • Operational Compliance
  • Suspicious Activity
  • Helps with Promotions / Marketing - Ensure they meet regulation guidelines.
  • Customer complaints that may reach the regulator (if any). 
  • Be the Liaison between Casino body, regulator and Tipico Operations Team.
  • Be the Liaison between internal compliance and legal third parties.
  • Review and monitor internal policies and ensure that they are in line with all statutory or legal requirements.
  • Ensure compliance audits and examinations, the dissemination and analysis of new or revised laws and regulations, research on compliance issues, training, and the company’s overall compliance policies and procedures.
  • Acts as the Internet Gaming Manager and License Holder to hold internal and external teams accountable to gambling regulations.
  • Acts as the AML officer for the USA entities.
  • Act as the DPO antenna with group DPO office.
  • Monitor and Analyze all compliance and fraud Reports to ensure mitigation of risk.
    • Implement Audits
  • Follow up regulatory development in new potential markets in line with the company strategy.
  • Liaise with operations on all regulators required reporting and KPI needs.
  • Buildout and manage day to day reporting for regulator.


  • BSc/BA in law, compliance, finance, business administration or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of compliance experience from Gaming/Gambling/payment industry or another regulated industry. 
  • Very strong working knowledge of compliance, and the areas that relate to it.
  • Strong knowledge of State, Federal and relevant financial laws in line with gaming and AML.
  • Experience in risk management.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (Data privacy, Fraud, Responsible Gaming, Data Security, etc.).
  • Must have the ability to work with and develop strong relationships with regulatory associations such as the regulator as well as internal and external stakeholders to respond to requests and communicate results as needed. 
  • Proven ability to create and sustain a high degree of confidentiality, trust and integrity.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in developing, implementing and maintaining policies and procedures.

Additional Information

  • Work in an environment where you, your work and ideas matter and have an impact
  • Be part of the first in the new and upcoming USA online sportsbetting market
  • Work in a new and young business with high potential and growth
  • Build your own success story together with us
  • Start-up feeling, backed-up by the group. Leading European sports betting house, this is a high-volume business and working
  • Self-organized, self-responsible and entrepreneurial employees
  • Medical, Optical, Dental Health Benefits

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On the Hudson River waterfront. You’re steps away from upscale amenities in this trendy area and 15 minutes from Manhattan via Path or Ferry.

An Insider's view of Tipico

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I really appreciated the way Tipico value work-life balance. I realise an exciting and challenging job does not necessarily mean to jeopardize your personal life.Sport is very important for my well-being for instance. I work out every day and feel empowered by the company to do so. I like this is all based on trust and respect.

Nicolas Leboeuf

Data Marketing Manager

What does your typical day look like?

Nothing starts without a first cup of coffee! After that I jump right in. I like to manage my own time so usually I catch-up with my messages and pending tasks then I am able to put focus on the most important part of my job which is the candidates.

I'm always on the lookout for great people to join our amazing team :D

Elisabeth Mertens

Talent Acquisition Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Tipico provides great opportunity, we have so many examples of people development. I think I am also a great example, I joined in 2014, was given the opportunity to build a small team of data engineering which then grew into a department of 35 great people running the business tooling of the group.. now I am very excited to drive the USA Venture.

Adrian Vella

Managing Director

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Every day in the office I get to witness progress driven by passionate people working towards the same goals. I get to work with a multicultural team that knows how to share a good laugh, embrace innovation and upholds continuous open minded communication.

Katja Meyer

Gaming CRM Team Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

It is an exciting journey wen are in to grow a customer base in the USA. A completely new market, new opportunities with focus on so many different sports. In CRM, the most exciting projects are always related to optimise the personalisation continuously, to target customers at the right time with the right content supported by AI. Future is now!

Matthias Kaiser

CRM Team Manager

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