Regulatory Licensing Manager
- San Francisco, CA
Are you a one-person center of operational excellence?
Do you have a passion for conceptualizing, implementing and sustaining effective protocols and organizational structures?
Do you have intellectual curiosity and great people skills?
This may be the perfect role for you!
Square relies on licenses from state and federal financial regulators throughout the U.S to issue many of its products. The core mission of the Regulatory Licensing and Examination Manager is to uphold Square's licensing and other regulatory obligations in the payments space, which are critical to the company’s success. Chief among the role’s responsibilities are tracking, interpreting and implementing legal and regulatory requirements; gathering and aggregating financial and other data to prepare financial and other regulatory reports; timely filing of reports and regulatory submissions; soup to nuts management of regulatory examinations and audit processes; and, the congenial, effective management of day-to-day communications with regulators. More broadly, the successful candidate will be a project managing and executing champion, partnering with internal stakeholders in legal, finance, analytics, product and other teams, to ensure that Square is compliant with applicable requirements while, to the extent possible, streamlining regulatory impact and facilitating innovation.
Manage a licensing program that fulfills our legal and regulatory responsibilities, while endeavoring to minimize business and product impact
Execute exhaustive regulatory reporting requirements by gathering financial and other data from multiple and disparate internal stakeholders, harmonizing data and ensuring that all reports are submitted with care and on time
Cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with state and federal regulators through among other things, exercising respectfulness and social intelligence generally, clear and effective communication and demonstrating sensitivity and timeliness in responding to regulatory requests
Coordinate and oversee state and federal regulatory examinations, partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure satisfactory regulatory examination results
Track, interpret and operationalize legal and regulatory requirements, partnering with internal and external stakeholders as necessary
A BA/BS degree
Intellectual curiosity about and/or familiarity with money transmission and other payments legal and regulatory regulations, and industry best practices
Passion for creating and implementing efficient operational and logistical efficiencies and strong organizational and process management skills generally
Respectfulness, sensitivity and personal integrity, in all dealings with teammates, internal stakeholders, regulators and other third parties
2+ years experience in legal, compliance, or regulatory affairs, preferably in the payments space
Strong communication, critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills, particularly in interpreting and articulating legal and regulatory obligations
The stamina to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and the drive to deliver extraordinary results