Compliance Specialist

Square Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

When we launched the little white reader, we invented mobile, ubiquitous payments and enabled anyone to start, run, and grow a business. Ten years and billions of transactions later we're reimagining commerce for businesses of all types and sizeswe're enabling the independent electrician to send invoices, helping the beauty salon pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We're working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own termsand we're looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

The mission of the Compliance Quality Control team at Square is to provide timely and encouraging feedback on decision making; constructive observations; valuable insight into trends, processes, procedures and highlight opportunity for efficiency. This is achieved by sampling decisions made by the Compliance Team.

You will:

  • Sample a wide range of decisions arising from compliance-related alerts

  • Recognize patterns, evaluate data and metrics to make constructive observations to enhance training, procedures and consistency in decision making

  • Have, or be able to quickly develop, knowledge of the Compliance team workstreams in order to properly assess decisions against procedures

  • Understand regulatory landscape and compliance requirements; with emphasis on applicable BSA/AML requirements that include customer identification procedure, due diligence best practice, sanction screening requirements, and anti-money laundering protocols

  • Work in collaboration to deliver regular feedback to individuals and their Leads, develop and deliver guidance and training on observations

You have:

  • Adept communication skills when delivering feedback to individuals

  • An ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with a drive to deliver outstanding results

  • An ability to learn quickly, execute independently and work in a methodical yet dynamic manner

  • Previous experience in a quality role is ideal, at minimum 2+ years compliance or audit experience with a financial institution or payment-focused company preferred

  • Passion for Square, and a strong interest in technology/knowledge of the industry

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience

At Square, our purpose is to empower within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources

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