VP of Compliance
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Mercury

201-500 employees

Banking for startups
Company Overview
Mercury is on a mission to build a banking stack for startups. The company provides banking services and APIs for startups.
Fintech

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$152M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

102%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Marketing
Product Design
CategoriesNew
Legal & Compliance
Product
Requirements
  • Have a strategic and entrepreneurial mindset with an ability to identify emerging compliance trends and risks, ensuring we stay ahead of the curve
  • Demonstrate experience leading and developing high quality teams
  • Care deeply about the founders and entrepreneurs that we serve as customers, and have a strong commitment to product quality and beautiful design
  • Be an excellent communicator, with the ability to break down complex requirements into easy-to-understand and practical systems
  • Demonstrate solution-oriented business and compliance judgment
  • Be comfortable operating in a highly-regulated, rapidly evolving, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Have a minimum of 15 years experience building and leading a compliance function at a scaling (or scaled) fintech, or at a significant financial institution
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • Lead the compliance function at Mercury, including compliance governance, compliance advisory, and regulatory compliance
  • Partner with Risk, Legal, and Product, among other teams, to help guide Mercury's growth in a highly-regulated space
  • Serve as a champion and conduit for Compliance on our executive team and with our Board
  • 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
  • Take us to high places, safely