Compliance Data & Reporting Manager

Circle

Circle

Legal
Los Angeles, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Circle is a financial technology company at the epicenter of the emerging internet of money, where value can finally travel like other digital data — globally, nearly instantly and less expensively than legacy settlement systems. This ground-breaking new internet layer opens up previously unimaginable possibilities for payments, commerce and markets that can help raise global economic prosperity and enhance inclusion. Our infrastructure – including USDC, a blockchain-based dollar – helps businesses, institutions and developers harness these breakthroughs and capitalize on this major turning point in the evolution of money and technology.

What you’ll be part of:

Circle is committed to visibility and stability in everything we do. As we grow as an organization, we're expanding into some of the world's strongest jurisdictions. Speed and efficiency are motivators for our success and our employees live by our company values: Multistakeholder, Mindfulness, Driven by Excellence and High Integrity. Circlers are consistently evolving in a remote world where strength in numbers fuels team success. We have built a flexible and diverse work environment where new ideas are encouraged and everyone is a stakeholder.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Circle is looking for a Compliance Data & Reporting Manager with experience in Compliance systems and data to help us build out reporting and insights functions to enable data driven compliance. This is a critical new role and you will be empowered to design and build the best in class assets to support the Global Compliance Program in delivering exceptional results. This will be achieved through ensuring the integrity of the data used on a day-to day-basis, developing program insights and analytics tools and tuning models to support compliance officers in making informed decisions

What you'll work on:

  • Partner with Compliance Program team and Compliance Product team to facilitate the dashboarding and reporting design conversations for AML, Sanctions and KYC controls
  • Leading analytics related to the BSA/AML compliance controls for regulatory examinations, tuning and optimization of controls
  • Develop system performance metrics and implement a Testing and QA process to ensure consistent and accurate data is produced at all times
  • Build self-service dashboards, statistical tools and models, and reports to enable consistent and informed decision-making.
  • Assist the team that will document, maintain, and tune AML transaction monitoring rules, sanctions screening systems, and risk scoring models as well as detailing data lineage and model/rule assumptions and parameters for all models.
  • Execute on the pre- and post- implementation testing of AML and sanctions models developed by Circle’s Product Analytics team and external vendors.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is in place for all technical aspects of the Compliance program, which can be reviewed by regulators and external examiners.
  • Use continuous improvement techniques to drive maturity and drive automation and process efficiency gains.
  • Perform analysis of structured and unstructured data to solve complex business and department problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and analysis.
  • Partner with Compliance Program team and cross-functional teams to develop the data and analytics roadmap to facilitate program execution

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you’ll bring to Circle:

  • BS/BA in Information Science, Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field.
  • 7+ years of data management and analytics experience in either banking, consulting, or cryptocurrency. Experience at RegTech or FinTech companies preferred.
  • Familiarity with programming for data analysis; ideally Python, SQL, or R.
  • Experience working hands-on with other cross-functional team leaders, such as lawyers, engineers, product managers, data scientists and operations teams in improving compliance processes and systems.
  • Proven experience preparing model documentation to support compliance
  • Experience and comfort working in an ever-changing industry and the flexibility to quickly react to changing demands.
  • Experience with the application of external AML and sanctions software, including LexisNexis Bridger. Experience with on-chain transaction monitoring solutions preferred.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS preferred

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.

Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.

Starting pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to: relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.

Base Pay Range: $145,000 - $192,500

Annual Bonus Target: 15%

Also Included: Equity & Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Additionally, Circle participates in the E-Verify Program in certain locations, as required by law.

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