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Compliance Program Manager, Bank Partner and Audit Management - Affirm

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Job Title
Compliance Program Manager, Bank Partner and Audit Management
Job Location
Remote US
Job Description

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm proudly includes Returnly. 

Affirm is currently hiring for a Compliance Program Manager. This role will lead our Compliance Bank Partnership and Audit Management function and will work closely with both the Compliance and Capital Markets teams. This role will be charged with bridging internal processes and practices with external bank partner requirements. The Compliance Program Manager will be responsible for formalizing processes between internal teams and bank partners to create efficiencies around the increasing amount of compliance activities required by the bank partnership business model. 

This person must have a solid knowledge of consumer compliance laws, regulations and best practices and will be required to recognize how they relate to Affirm's business model. They should also be able to articulate key Compliance risks at Affirm and the controls Affirm employs to mitigate those risks. This person will act as a primary contact on the Compliance team for bank partners. They will also independently fulfill external testing and monitoring requests, coordinate directly with key collaborators to fulfill various external obligations, and manage internal and external audit processes end-to end from a Compliance perspective. This is a highly visible role that will require this person to engage with various partners internally and externally. 

This person will report to the Compliance Director,  Monitoring, Testing & Audit Manager.

What you'll do

  • Serve as the main point of contact for Compliance for bank partner requests. Engage the appropriate Compliance personnel as needed, and provide ongoing support for key initiatives.
  • Own bank partner testing and monitoring initiatives.
  • Lead end-to-end external audit activities and coordinate with bank partners to satisfy audit obligations. Manage internal audit requests and engagements.
  • Develop a framework for Compliance engagement with Capital Markets to ensure proper level of engagement, communication and approvals are maintained timely.
  • Implement ongoing process improvements to create maximum efficiency in a multi-bank partner loan origination model.
  • Lead various ongoing meetings with bank partners and Compliance stakeholders. 

What we look for

  • 5-7 years of experience in Compliance, Enterprise Risk or Audit function 
  • Experience in managing or supporting audit activities 
  • Experience with managing internal and external stakeholders relationships 
  • Experience in communicating complex information in a digestible format
  • Ability to handle ambiguity in a fast paced environment 
  • High level of attention to detail
  • SQL experience - a plus, but not required

Location - Remote U.S.

Grade - USA29

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

All full-time jobs at Affirm (excluding interns and apprentices) are tied to a transparent grade-based pay range taking location into account. 

[Colorado Candidates] In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the grade for this position in Colorado is listed above. You can find the Colorado base pay range and benefits here.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2021 DEI Report.

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Affirm Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

Affirm Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Affirm Founded Year


Affirm Funding Rounds

  • Series G

    $500,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $200,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $275,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $45,000,000 USD