Head of Ethics
Posted on 3/22/2024
INACTIVE
Circle

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

,

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

101%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Legal
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • 15+ years experience in ethics, compliance, legal, risk management, audit functions etc. within a financial institution
  • Experienced in embedding a strong ethics culture in a rapidly expanding business environment, preferable technology or financial services.
  • Experienced in building programs, especially implementing and enhancing second line of defense programs.
  • Experience working with and presenting to SVP-level leadership and board of directors
  • Passionate about financial technology and the disruptive potential of cryptocurrency and blockchains, are a team player with a sense of humor, and enjoy learning but also mentoring
  • Comfortable working in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes, and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Comfortable working autonomously and independently with minimal guidance but are also capable of working collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.
Responsibilities
  • Developing, leading and managing a world class global ethics function, including owning and managing the suite of associated policies, controls, workflows and relationships related to various internal policies, including but not limited to, Circle’s Code of Conduct, Reporting of Concerns (i.e. Whistleblower) Policy, Anti-Corruption Policy, Gifts and Entertainment, Conflicts of Interest and Insider Trading Policy.
  • Proactively identifying and managing ethics and compliance risk.
  • Providing guidance and advice to employees, including senior and executive management, in response to related policy inquiries.
  • Driving program objectives, key results, milestones, metrics and reporting to continually enhance and scale the program.
  • Regularly assessing policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and industry best practices.
  • Developing and implementing company-wide training on Ethics; providing targeted training and mentoring worldwide on compliance with the Company’s ethics program, Code of Conduct, and other related policies/procedures; and developing and managing a communications plan.
  • Providing support in connection with internal investigations, as necessary.