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Program Manager, Global Compliance Internal Testing



Legal, Operations
Managua, Nicaragua
Posted on Sunday, October 22, 2023

Job Description:

Program Manager, Global Compliance Internal Testing

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

Remitly is registered as a Money Services Business in the U.S., Canada, EU, United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia. Each of these jurisdictions require, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Risk and Compliance Program.

About the Role:

The Program Manager, Global Compliance Internal Testing (GCIT) will drive the development of the Compliance Control Library and once developed will oversee the planning, design, and execution of testing projects. They will be responsible for evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of our internal controls and report on these findings to senior management with their recommendations. They will work closely with senior members of the GCIT team to evaluate the compliance risk and our regulatory objectives and assist in developing the annual testing plan. They will also drive testing projects and from their findings, they will collaborate with different business partners and process owners to establish remediation actions for the issues identified. They will be responsible for supervising staff assigned to the testing projects including providing feedback and coaching on the work performed. This role will be based in Managua, Nicaragua.

You Will:

You will play an important role in providing assurance and advisory services and your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive Advisory projects to build the Compliance Control Library.

  • Execute advisory and assurance compliance testing projects in line with the Annual Testing plan.

  • Manage and mentor analysts and drive forward activities associated with advisory and assurance planning, fieldwork, and reporting in support of testing projects.

  • Serve as a liaison between Internal Controls Testing and other business units within the company.

  • Conduct end-to-end testing procedures in the testing lifecycle, including test planning, fieldwork, reporting, and remediation validation/tracking.

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems, and internal controls.

  • Prepare reports to document testing scope, procedures, findings, and recommendations, including interpreting the significance of testing findings, concluding on findings, and making practical recommendations for remediation.

  • Build collaborative and trusting relationships with business and cross-functional partners.

  • Proactively interact with business teams to capture information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.

  • Advocate for and implement continuous improvement of internal control.

  • Communicate with and educate process owners effectively on the importance of controls, an effective control environment, and the role of Global Compliance Internal Testing.

You Have:

  • 6+ years of experience working in 2nd Line of Defense Testing, Internal Controls Testing, Internal Audit, or regulatory examinations either within a financial services company, Fintech, consulting firm, or financial services regulatory body.

  • Experience in end-to-end testing cycle management and operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while leading multiple projects/initiatives.

  • Experience conducting testing projects in the compliance and regulatory space.

  • Experience with change management, process improvement and risk management.

  • Strong focus on quality and attention to details.

  • Strong project management and communication skills.

  • Exceptional analytical skills with a strong focus on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) and Consumer Protection/Consumer Fraud risks.

  • 6+ years of experience supervising and mentoring staff.

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and flowcharts (e.g. Lucidchart/Visio)

  • Preferred: Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (CFCS), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

  • Preferred: Experience with data analytics and data analytics tools (Tableau, Alteryx, Power BI, or Microsoft Excel).

  • Preferred: Experience using audit management system (e.g. AuditBoard, TeamMate Solutions, Onspring).

Our Benefits

  • In Site Subsidized Meals

  • Transportation

  • Birthday Program

  • Employee Discount Catalog (Eyewear, Entertainment, Lodging, Food, Beauty, Shipping)

  • Payroll Deductions Benefits (Eyewear, Book Stores and Department Store Membership)

  • Premium Language Bonus

  • Annual Salary Review

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Premium Language Bonus

  • Private Life Insurance

  • Remitly Wellness Program (Modern Health App, Lactation Room, Nutritionist, Phycologist, On site Clinic and Remitly Doctor)

  • Continuous Learning Tools & Certification programs

  • Loyalty Award

  • Reduced Working Hours per Week (from 48 to 40)

  • Two consecutive days off

  • Benefits established by law (13th Month, Vacations, Seniority, INSS, Paid leave for Marriage, Bereavement, Paternity, Maternity, Lactation, etc.)

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.