Square relies on licenses from state and federal financial regulators throughout the U.S to issue many of its products.  The core mission of the Regulatory Licensing and Examination Manager, Lending is to uphold Square’s licensing and other regulatory obligations in the lending space, which are critical to the company’s success. Chief among the role’s responsibilities are tracking, interpreting and implementing legal and regulatory requirements, timely filing regulatory reports and regulatory submissions and the congenial, effective management of day-to-day communications with regulators. More broadly, the successful candidate will be a project managing and executing champion, partnering with internal stakeholders in legal, finance, analytics, product and other teams, to ensure that Square is compliant with applicable requirements while, to the extent possible, streamlining regulatory impact and facilitating innovation.

You will:

  • Manage a licensing program that fulfills our legal and regulatory responsibilities, while endeavoring to minimize business and product impact
  • Execute exhaustive regulatory reporting requirements by gathering data from multiple and disparate internal stakeholders, harmonizing data and ensuring that all reports are submitted with care and on time
  • Cultivate and maintain strong, working relationships with state and federal regulators through among other things, exercising respectfulness and social intelligence generally, clear and effective communication and demonstrating sensitivity and timeliness in responding to regulatory requests
  • Coordinate and oversee state and federal regulatory examinations, partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure satisfactory regulatory examination results
  • Track, interpret and operationalize legal and regulatory requirements, partnering with internal and external stakeholders as necessary


You have:

  • A BA/BS degree
  • Intellectual curiosity about and/or familiarity with lending regulations, and financial services industry best practices
  • Passion for creating and implementing efficient operational and logistical efficiencies and strong organizational and process management skills generally
  • Respectfulness, sensitivity, and personal integrity, in all dealings with teammates, internal stakeholders, regulators and other third parties
  • 2+ years experience in legal, compliance, or regulatory affairs, preferably in the lending space
  • Strong communication, critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills, particularly in interpreting and articulating legal and regulatory obligations
  • The stamina to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and the drive to deliver extraordinary results

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