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Program Manager - Licensing and Expansion

Remitly

Remitly

Operations
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Job Description:

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 incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 2,200 employees across 8 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

The Role

Remitly is looking for a dynamic Compliance Program Manager to join our rapidly growing team. Based in Seattle, this role serves as a critical driver in enabling Remitly to operate as a licensed financial institution while upholding a strong regulatory standing. Working collaboratively with colleagues in Compliance, Legal, Finance, Product, Operations, and other various teams within the company, the Compliance Program Manager will play a pivotal role in supporting our expansion efforts and implementing project management tools to enhance oversight and resource management. Additionally, this role will provide essential support and coordination for license changes in existing regions, safeguarding our unwavering commitment to regulatory compliance and contributing to the success of our Global Regulatory Compliance Team. If you are eager to be a part of an innovative, high-growth organization with a focus on compliance and expansion, this role is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant impact.

You will:

  • Lead Expansion Initiatives: Take the lead in executing compliance expansion initiatives, ensuring that Remitly operates as a licensed financial institution in new markets. Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Compliance, Legal, Finance, Product, and Operations, to navigate complex regulatory environments and successfully expand our presence.
  • Implement Project Management Tools: Implement and manage project management tools to enhance oversight and resource management for compliance and regulatory projects. Streamline processes, improve efficiency, and ensure the effective execution of regulatory initiatives.
  • Coordinate License Changes: Provide essential support and coordination for license changes in existing regions. Collaborate with regulatory bodies and internal teams to ensure compliance with changing regulatory requirements and maintain a strong regulatory standing.
  • Manage Compliance Complexity: Comfortably handle the complexity of regulatory requirements, compliance processes, and the intricacies of financial services in various markets. Stay up-to-date on evolving regulations and ensure that Remitly adheres to all relevant compliance standards.
  • Foster Collaboration: Collaborate actively with colleagues across multiple departments to foster cooperation, open communication, and a team-oriented mindset. Work collectively to achieve compliance and expansion goals.
  • Ensuring that compliance and expansion initiatives align with company objectives.
  • Regulatory Projects: Contribute to various regulatory compliance projects as identified by the Global Regulatory Compliance Team, offering your expertise and insights to ensure successful execution as well as conducting research on regulatory requirements and licensing obligations applicable to Remitly's business.
  • Ad-Hoc Project Support: Exhibit flexibility and a willingness to offer support to the global compliance team on ad-hoc projects. Collaborate actively on various regulatory initiatives, contributing your skills and expertise to drive successful outcomes.

You Have

  • Four-year degree in a relevant field (e.g., Business, Finance, Compliance, Legal). Advanced degrees and relevant certifications (e.g., CAMS, CFE, CISA).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in program management with a focus in compliance, risk management, audit, or related roles.
  • Strong understanding of financial regulations and compliance requirements, with a keen interest in staying up-to-date on industry developments.
  • Experience with project management tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • A commitment to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct in all compliance-related activities.

Our Benefits

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA plan, if you choose one
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. 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 E-Verify Employer

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $104,000-$130,000. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

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

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