Legally verify users internationally with a few lines of JS
VP - Legal & Compliance$40k – $100k
Mati is a Silicon Valley startup, with top notch investors and engineers. We are a team of 35 people, growing. We have offices in San Francisco, Mexico city and Saint Petersburg. Mati has built products to instantly verify users’ identities online. We have a suite of products we sell to companies with the need of knowing their users’ identities. Guess what, that’s a massive market.
Mati has a strong background in computer vision, with a lot of talented Artificial Intelligence engineers. If A.I. is something you are also interested in, you can be sure that you would anyway learn a lot about it.
Learn more: getmati.com
Mati is hiring its first VP for its Legal & Compliance Department! This position is extremely strategic, exciting and has a high impact. You will split responsibilities with our current Chief Legal Officer and manage everything legal and compliance related at Mati, globally.
Group Level legal planning for Mati, including working with the CEO and investors during financing rounds, reporting to investors;
Travel to multiple locations to set up subsidiary entities, obtain local government permits and authorizations as well as strategic local partnerships;
Along with a few key people at Mati, you will maintain a relationship with our existing investors and answer legal related questions;
Oversee multiple areas of the business, from labor to tax, going through data privacy management, security, compliance, transfer pricing, IP and others;
Oversee all aspects of compliance for our product across multiple jurisdictions;
Participate in strategic planning for our expansion in LatAM and the world;
Execute and manage a global corporate structure;
Management of team members or outside providers, locally and internationally to achieve the above.
4+ years experience in Corporate, M&A, Bankruptcy and Litigation, or Tax at major law firm, and/or 4+ years experience in a legal department in a company in any of the following industries: i) fintech, ii) payments, iii) insurance, iv) tech development (SaaS, IaaS, Reg-Tech);
Experience in managing multinational sets of regulations across different industries is necessary, Candidate’s past experience should include management of medium sized teams (8-12 people);
JB or equivalent degree from top university, MBA or LLM preferred but not required;
Candidate must be able to quickly research and understand the underlying legal infrastructure of identity in different regions, its norms and standards as well as its application to our specific client use cases, Candidate will work with Product teams during product roll out;
Candidate must be looking for a big challenge, and be a driven, multidisciplinary, independent individual who can execute independently as well as collaborate well with others;
English (above 85%), Spanish (fluent preferred, Advanced minimum) and Portuguese (preferred but not necessary);
Bonus: Strong interest in financial services, analysis of the companies in the space and their respective business models.
Mati at a glance
Mati focuses on Security, Computer Vision, Online Identity, and Fin Tech. Their company has offices in San Francisco, Saint Petersburg, and Mexico City. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.