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Risk and Compliance Officer Mexico in Mexico City at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 277 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The Risk and Compliance Officer - Mexico will provide seasoned leadership and judgment in driving the activities of the Enterprise Risk and Compliance team.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Execute against the requirements of the global risk and compliance program
  • Provide assistance to the business in identifying, assessing, prioritizing, managing and reporting risk in accordance with the company’s Enterprise Risk and Compliance Program Management framework
  • Oversee the day to day compliance controls
  • Work with Global Governance Risk and Compliance and Global Financial Crime teammates to operationalize policies and guidelines
  • Support management and operations with problem solving on regulatory matters
  • Serve as a credible business partner to executives and other high level internal contacts in the country
  • Manage key relationships with business leadership in the market as well as advocacy and industry groups, and other external stakeholders
  • Create policies, strategies, and processes to enable business growth while ensuring compliance with legal requirements
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to accomplish shared objectives
  • Serve as focal point for any regulatory relations in the region
  • Support and when possible, anticipate/identify risk scenarios and proposing potential mitigations
  • Assure that all supervisory and investigative proceedings conducted over PayPal in the Region are carried out within highly ethical legal standards and according to the due process of law established in each country code of conduct and code of process
  • Prioritize risk, independently and through partnering, in order to support risk/reward decision making by business leaders
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to devise and execute project plans, leveraging product experience and project/process management experience
  • Partner with the business to understand their needs, and drive solutions specifically around process improvements
  • Use unique methods to identify multiple types of risk (i.e., compliance, technical, marketing, etc.) to help make sound business decisions
  • Effectively manage risk in a limited resources environment
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams professionals strive to deliver exceptional and responsive service by providing compliance risk management expertise in a clear, solution oriented and commercially focused manner
  • Promote risk mitigation in product, technology and policy development, and help our business act within the law, even when the law is unclear
  • Oversight the control environment formally and timely creating Issues when a risk or control deficiency is identified

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven ability to communicate, collaborate and manage relationships with high-level internal and external stakeholders on matters having significant business impact
  • Leadership and judgment to analyze, evaluate, develop and effectuate solutions to complex problems
  • Team player with creativity, resourcefulness, a passion for problem-solving, comfort with ambiguity, and interpersonal acumen
  • Ability to prioritize among many conflicting needs, advocate a course of action, and pursue it consistently, while remaining flexible and responsive to dynamic situations
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and innovatively and proven track record for delivering results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills, and facility for drafting important policy documents
  • Strong ability to source, manage and analyze data to drive risk management strategies and decisions
  • High energy and a desire to work in a results- and team-oriented, rapid growth environment

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 15 years’ work experience in a relevant field, such as Compliance, Risk Management and Internal Audit
  • Fully knowledgeable on the day-to-day activities of the business and the risk management process, including marketing, product, operations, third party management, credit risk, privacy, consumer protection and information protection
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.