Vp of Compliance

at Michael Page
Location San Francisco, CA
Date Posted March 3, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


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Our client is looking for a highly motivated, versatile, and experienced VP of Global Compliance who will help grow the global regulatory and AML/BSA program.

Client Details

Our client is a growing financial services firm in San Francisco, California.


  • Lead and grow the Global Compliance Team
  • Implement compliance program regarding OFAC/BSA/USA PATRIOT Act obligations and state money transmitter requirements in the US, and ML and Terrorist Financing analogs in Europe, North America, and Asia
  • Serve as the lead to all regulatory inquiries, including state, federal, and international. Understand evolving regulatory landscape and requirements for FinCEN, SEC, OCC, CFTC, FCA and others
  • Become a dedicated resource to our business and product, with a focus on driving regulatory strategy and engagement
  • Oversee the management of all compliance issues, including regulatory compliance, consumer compliance, transaction monitoring, quality control, continuing education/tracking and data privacy
  • Lead risk assessments and implement compliance monitoring and testing program
  • Prepare and present regulatory reports, annual compliance testing and remediation reports to senior management and the Board of Directors as appropriate
  • Manage the engagement of third party firms, performing any policies and procedural reviews and audits Evaluate risk-mitigation vendor capabilities including establishing vendor solution performance objectives
  • Develop and lead employee training sessions on internal compliance policies and regulatory compliance issues. Conduct enterprise-wide monitoring and testing programs covering identified compliance risk


  • 10+ years of comprehensive regulatory compliance experience
  • Proven ability to lead, prioritize commitments, independently problem-solve, and manage with a team
  • Strong understanding (and love) of blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation on a global scale
  • Bachelor's degree, with a law degree preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in retail payments (including credit/debit cards, international remittances and mobile payments), data/privacy (GDPR), and financial services consumer protection and fraud regulations
  • Background in implementing and developing global AML/KYC/KYB/CIP, fraud, payments, and banking operations compliance programs
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the organization as well as with external partners and regulators

Job Offer

  • Enjoy a highly fulfilling, mission-driven culture
  • You are an owner! We offer stock options to each of our employee
  • An opportunity to build the future and freedom to work wherever you want
  • Fair pay, no matter where you live along with a competitive benefits package
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Equity options for all full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan with corporate matching
  • Computer setup of your choice
  • Unlimited paid time off to relax and recharge
  • Flexible work hours
  • Opportunity to work in a growing startup