Director of Compliance

  • People Management
  • Remote-Friendly
  • Remote, US (Remote)

Website mercury Mercury

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Our team of compliance professionals is robust and talented. We are seeking someone to lead the function, helping to set a strategic, long-term vision for compliance, partnering cross-functionally across Mercury, and representing Mercury’s compliance functions with partners, regulators, and other stakeholders.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead the compliance function at Mercury, including compliance governance, compliance advisory, internal audit, and information security.
  • Partner with risk, legal, product, among other teams, to help guide Mercury’s growth in a highly-regulated space.
  • Help set and drive vision for how compliance can not only help protect Mercury, but serve as a differentiator and competitive advantage.
  • Represent compliance with internal and external stakeholders (partners, regulators, etc.).
  • Take a strategic, long-term view of compliance, but still be willing to get into the weeds on specific compliance issues.
  • Help prevent us from heeding the call of the void.

You should:

  • Have experience leading compliance at a scaling (or scaled) fintech, or at a significant financial institution.
  • Care deeply about the founders and entrepreneurs that we serve as customers, and have a strong commitment to product quality and beautiful design.
  • Demonstrate proven leadership and management abilities.
  • Be comfortable operating in a highly-regulated, rapidly evolving, and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Possess deep knowledge of BSA, AML, sanctions, and other applicable regulatory frameworks, and experience interfacing with regulators like the Fed, FDIC, and OCC.
  • Love collaborating with talented professionals across many disciplines – product, design, engineering, marketing, and more.
  • Enjoy writing off-beat job descriptions.

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