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Global Head of Compliance

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Stellan Byrd Christensen

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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    • Work with the overall business to understand the security risks and compliance requirements, develop and maintain the security & compliance roadmap & strategy on a global scale.
    • Develop and maintain compliance & security documentation, policies, guidelines, frameworks, standards, and procedures.
    • Communicate policies and procedures to stakeholders.
    • Develop and direct the implementation of compliance & security standards, regulations and best practices for the Company with respect to international expansion efforts in the U.K., E.U., Mexico & LatAm, etc.
    • Oversee global compliance & security awareness strategy and programs fostering a culture where compliance & security is everyone’s responsibility.
    • Working directly with teams to develop auditable procedures to ensure on-going compliance.
    • Recommending improvements to teams for their assigned controls and checking compliance with critical controls on a regular basis.
    • Partnering with Sales, Compliance, Engineering, Legal and Customer Success teams to close business and ensure customers understand our security posture.
    • Responding to requests in a timely manner from the internal Compliance team to meet service level agreement commitments for responding to customer and prospect requests.
    • Review compliance and audit related matters.
    • Training compliance team members.
    • Additional responsibilities and tasks as required and assigned.


    • 5-8 years of relevant experience in FinTech, bank or MSB, and minimum 1 year in a Global Compliance role
    • You will be responsible for driving our current compliance efforts, manage the entire audit plan, updating existing controls, providing leadership and coaching to all of the Org's departments, managing third-party auditors, maintaining certifications and international roadmap to future certification.
    • SME in the areas of international AML compliance and applicable regulations.
    • Customer centric, strategic initiative  
    • Technical knowledge is a plus