Compliance at Plaid Technologies
San Francisco, CA, US
The Compliance team at Plaid is a cross-functional team with deep product and industry knowledge that designs and maintains controls to mitigate risks, ensure trust in our platform, and enable Plaid’s products and GTM efforts.
Plaid sits in the middle of the fintech ecosystem, and we're the gateway used by our customers to build, test, launch, and scale amazing applications. As a member of the Compliance team, you’ll be responsible for reviewing and evaluating new customers from a security, regulatory, and reputational perspective. You’ll work closely with our Legal, Sales, Account Management, and Business Development teams to help build and maintain trust with developer customers, financial institutions, and individual users.

What you'll do

    • Conduct compliance reviews and risk analyses of prospective customers as they come through the GTM pipeline
    • Engage directly with customers of all sizes and maturities to understand complex and innovative use cases
    • Monitor evolving use cases of existing customers as well as anomalous traffic patterns on an ongoing basis
    • Be a key resource in developing and implementing the internal policies and procedures required of a rapidly-evolving compliance function
    • Support the broader team to operationalize relevant regulatory and legal requirements
    • Support inbound assessments and audit engagements
    • Help to lead and grow the team!

What excites you

    • 2+ years of relevant compliance, risk, or operational experience with a specific focus on financial services. Fintech experience strongly preferred
    • Strong sleuthing skills and inherent curiosity; if something doesn’t seem right, you should want to understand why and be willing to spend time connecting the dots
    • Desire to learn relevant laws and regulatory requirements; experience with KYC/BSA/AML, FCRA, GLBA, UDAAP, PSD2 or GDPR requirements is preferred
    • Strong familiarity with a range of relevant financial and technical concepts
    • Being understanding and empathetic to the challenges of a start-up
    • Experience working autonomously in a high-growth company and scaling processes in a fast-paced environment is preferred
    • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and be able to balance cross-functional projects with different stakeholders in a wide variety of roles
    • Honesty and humility; you should be willing to admit when you don’t know something and should have the discernibility to escalate urgent issues when necessary
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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