Governance & Compliance Risk Assessment Manager



501-1,000 employees

Open API platform for efficient card issuing and payment processing.

Data & Analytics


Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • 5+ years of regulatory compliance experience, preferably in a bank or FinTech environment
  • Strong background in risk management, compliance, GRC frameworks, with a focus on continuous process improvement
  • Comprehensive knowledge of bank and/or payments laws, regulations, rules, guidance, and filing requirements
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong technology skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding, and rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to prioritize competing priorities in a logical manner
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, when needed
  • Direct, develop and maintain the strategic aspects of the organizational compliance risk assessment program, including ownership of policies and procedures
  • Engage in day-to-day activities with business areas in support of the enterprise risk management framework
  • Work with the first line of defense to identify policy and procedural enhancements, including for new products and new initiatives
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure proper assessment of the risk associated with features, customers, products and other aspects of the business, as well as the planning of related controls and the adequate execution of those controls
  • Lead the innovation and governance of our risks within the current environment, and in anticipation of changing regulations
  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure risk considerations are integrated into decision-making processes
  • Collaborate with the Chief Compliance Officer and provide strategic advice for compliance and governance requirements, obligations and framework
  • Proactively and continually assess opportunities for programmatic transformation, improvement and enhancement across all elements of our compliance program, including through evaluation of risk assessment and governance
  • Identify critical gaps in the Company’s Compliance Management Program initiatives and present feedback / credible challenge both to engaged stakeholders and in management forums, such as Compliance Committee
  • Ensure that compliance programs clearly articulate risk reduction and demonstrate enhanced control environment with evidence of design and operational effectiveness
  • Responsible for active stakeholder engagement by ensuring close collaboration with key stakeholders across the Company and working closely with the Legal team and other subject matter experts on relevant compliance projects
  • Participate in reporting and governance activities

Marqeta, a global leader in card issuing and payment processing, offers a unique open API platform that enhances speed and efficiency, serving a diverse range of industries from digital banking to on-demand services. With over 800 employees worldwide and partnerships with major banks and card networks, Marqeta provides robust solutions that have been adopted by industry leaders, elevating their customer card experiences and fostering customer loyalty. The company's commitment to diversity and its roots in Oakland contribute to a rich company culture that values innovation and inclusivity.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



Oakland, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical, dental, & vision coverage

Flexible time off

Paid family leave

Pet insurance

401k match


Monthly stipends

Company recognition & awards

Employee Stock Purchase Program