Regulatory Compliance Analyst

  • Remote, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

You will report to Block's Corporate Compliance team in Ireland, and help build and operate Block's EU regulatory compliance management program.. This generalist compliance role includes the building of the EU Compliance Universe/Control Inventory, raising awareness of regulatory requirements across the business and capturing and assessing the adequacy of controls to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. You will support our compliance mission by working side-by-side with other compliance, counsel,and business staff to provide regulatory guidance to the business as it grows this program. The scope of your work will involve regulatory subjects such as Consumer Protection Code, Payment Services Regulations, Electronic Money Regulations, Fitness and Probity, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, and Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Terrorist Financing, and Financial Sanctions.

You will:

  • Take ownership of work packages and activities within larger projects
  • Develop Block's EU Compliance Universe /Regulatory Requirements and Control Inventory
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify and record controls and important risks and provide guidance on control design and effectiveness
  • Identify enhancements to the EU Compliance Universe
  • Bring solutions to identified problems
  • Provide guidance on all conduct risk areas and advise the business of the conduct risk considerations associated with all products
  • Manage and analyse conduct risk management information ('MI') for reporting to Boards and Management Committees to provide assurance and support issue escalation, highlighting key trends and any thematic issues of concern
  • Identify enhancements to Block's conduct risk framework, MI/dashboards, policies and procedures
  • Provide expert input into all training, policies and procedures as they relate to conduct risk
  • Develop and roll out non-AML compliance training and awareness plan to ensure Block staff has training and support to allow them to discharge their responsibilities
  • Help with special projects as they arise


You have:

  • 3+ years generalist compliance experience with a financial service firm
  • Working knowledge of overarching conduct risk principles, and regulatory requirements relating to conduct risk
  • Experience in regulatory compliance testing and monitoring activities
  • Experience developing content for and delivering non-AML Compliance Training
  • Initiative, you take ownership of work and you can perform superbly
  • The ability to work with partners across the organization
  • Experience with technical details and communicating these back to partners in a simple and clear manner - both verbally and written

Even better:

  • Experience in the payments space
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Looker)
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements in other EU Member States
  • Experience using Google Applications (e.g. Sheets, Docs and Slides)

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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