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US Senior Regulatory Manager (Compliance Officer)

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    San Francisco, CA, USA

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    Matt Lang

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    over 1 year ago

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A large Payments client of ours is looking for a seasoned MSB regulatory Compliance Manager to take on a senior role within it's growing Compliance division.

Job description:

Based in San Francisco, California, this individual will be part of a growing and dynamic International Compliance team supporting the Americas business.  The person reports directly to the Chief Compliance Officer.


  • Support the Americas business and work closely with the other Legal and Compliance professionals, i.e. Legal, AML, privacy, information security, risk management colleagues in various locations, US-based business unit, and other colleagues in the International Business function.
  • Responsible for enhancing MSB regulatory compliance programs including licensing maintenance, supervision and examination management, and ongoing regulatory communication on new products and services.
  • Support the agenda of the Compliance function, including developing and/or updating Compliance policies and procedures to meet US regulatory requirements (e.g. BSA/AML/sanctions, privacy, cybersecurity, consumer protection, BCP/DR, FCPA and export control) and conducting compliance regulatory risk assessments and program implementation.
  • Develop compliance metrics to measure the effectiveness of compliance program implementation to proactively mitigate regulatory risks.
  • Develop compliance monitoring mechanism to ensure regulatory registry are up to date and controls are implemented to meet these regulatory requirements.
  • Develop compliance training and communication programs and establish processes to ensure both existing and new employees are trained timely and adequately.
  • Coordinating with the business and other supporting functions for all incoming or outgoing due diligence requests.
  • Support Money Transmission Licenses and other similar business licenses applications and maintenance as required.
  • Drive the regulatory engagement agenda and serve as the point of contact with state and federal regulators, including coordination for regulatory inquires and exams.


  • Must be familiar with MSB regulatory compliance management.
  • 10+ years of relevant compliance, regulatory or similar experience.
  • Strong regulatory compliance experience and demonstrable skills in BSA/AML, privacy and security, consumer protection and federal/state regulatory management.
  • Knowledgeable in fintech, payment systems, money transmitter licensing or similar legal and regulatory requirements in key strategic markets such as US, Canada, and LatAm.
  • A team player and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with multiple teams located in different jurisdictions and under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent project management skills and sound judgement.
  • Resourceful, adaptable and flexible in a highly engaging, demanding and rewarding environment.
  • 10% to 20% of travel within US, and overseas expected.
  • Experience with e-commerce, payments, MSB, or financial services preferred.
  • Bachelor or Advanced degree in Accounting, Business or Finance; or equivalent work or compliance and legal experience, JD preferred.

If this opportunity interests you and you have the required experience then please get in touch!