The Compliance Manager, reporting to the Director, Compliance, will play an important role in shaping and managing Green Dot's future-state core compliance programs, including performing compliance risk assessments, testing and monitoring, advising the business on operational matters and resolution of compliance issues, assessing the impact of business or regulatory changes, informing the development of compliance policies, and generally executing on other compliance risk management activities.
Advise relevant stakeholders as the compliance SME on compliance requirements and solutions to mitigate risks with appropriate controls.
Perform compliance risk assessments to evaluate inherent risks associated with applicable laws and regulations, identify controls that mitigate compliance risks, assess control strength and determine residual risks.
Validate the effectiveness of controls related to areas of compliance risk.
Monitor activities and information to evaluate or detect trends that can indicate increasing or decreasing compliance risks.
Perform root cause analyses and compliance oversight of corrective action plans to remediate issues identified through compliance risk assessment, monitoring and testing activities.
Manage regulatory changes to identify new applicable laws and regulation and changes to applicable laws and regulations.
Facilitate impact assessments if regulatory change is identified.
Draft and maintain compliance policies to conform with applicable laws and regulations.
Review and support development of procedures to adhere to compliance policies.
Support enhancements for ongoing development and reporting of key metrics (e.g., KRIs and KPIs) to internal and external stakeholders, including senior management and board committees.
Facilitate external reviews (e.g., regulators and partners).
Support the Compliance organization with other second-line compliance responsibilities.
Minimum of five years of experience in Compliance, Law or Risk Management, preferably in a financial institution, payments organization, law or consulting firm or regulatory agency.
Knowledgeable in consumer protection, banking and payment regulations.
Understanding of and experienced with the three lines of defense model.
Experienced in developing and enhancing compliance program components and frameworks for FinTechs and/or financial institutions, including drafting policies and procedures, developing training materials, and performing compliance risk assessments,
Excellent written, oral and presentation skills and ability to synthesize information and make clear, concise recommendations on courses of action.
Ability to prioritize and maintain focus on multiple tasks while working in a team environment with diverse stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, high-growth and dynamic environment.
Proven skills in relationships building and collaborating with diverse stakeholders.
Strong analytical skills and a demonstrated aptitude to think creatively and identify new ways to approach common problems.
Project management and technology skills a plus.
Proficient with MS Office Professional programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Excellent report and presentation design, preparation and delivery skills.
Bachelor's degree required, advance degree preferred (JD, LLM or MBA) and law degree a plus.
CRCM or other relevant compliance certification a plus.