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Executive Director of CMS Licensed Entity



Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

About Airwallex

Airwallex is the only unified payments and financial platform for global businesses. Powered by our unique combination of proprietary infrastructure and software, we empower over 100,000 businesses worldwide – including Brex, Rippling, Navan, Qantas, SHEIN and many more – with fully integrated solutions to manage everything from business accounts, payments, spend management and treasury, to embedded finance at a global scale.

Proudly founded in Melbourne, we have a team of over 1,500 of the brightest and most innovative people in tech located across more than 20 offices across the globe. Valued at US$5.6 billion and backed by world-leading investors including Sequoia, Lone Pine, Greenoaks, DST Global, Salesforce Ventures and Mastercard, Airwallex is leading the charge in building the global payments and financial platform of the future. If you're ready to do the most ambitious work of your career, join us.

Airwallex Capital SG, a subsidiary of a leading global payments company, is seeking a highly experienced and dynamic Executive Director to lead a new initiative in Capital Markets Services (CMS) in Singapore. We are introducing innovative financial products to serve our diverse clientele more effectively, and require an experienced financial professional and leader to oversee these offerings and shepherd the relevant aspects of our relationship and application with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements set by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for CMS license holders.

  • Oversee the strategic direction and operation of yield accounts under the CMS license.

  • Lead and represent the company in dealings with regulatory bodies, financial institutions, and other stakeholders.

  • Develop and implement strategies for growth, risk management, and operational excellence.

  • Foster a culture of innovation, compliance, and customer-centricity within the organization.


  • Singaporean PR or Citizen.

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in offering collective investment scheme products to retail customers.

  • Demonstrated experience in roles dealing with capital markets products, specifically units in a Collective Investment Scheme (CIS).

  • Must satisfy the representative requirements as per SFA 04-N09, including passing CMFAS modules M6, M6A, and either M1A or M1B, or being prepared to pass such exams as a condition of employment.

  • Proven track record of managerial success within the financial services sector, with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership position.

  • Excellent knowledge of the financial regulatory landscape in Singapore and experience in engaging with MAS.

  • Strong educational background in finance, business administration, compliance, or a related field.

  • Ability to fulfill the MAS's Guidelines on Fit and Proper Criteria, including competence, capability, and financial soundness.

  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and strategic thinking skills.


  • Prior experience in a senior leadership role within a financial institution that has undergone CMS licensing with MAS.

  • Experience in building and scaling financial products and services in a regulated environment.

Equal Opportunity

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.