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Modern Banking. Rewardful Spending

Compliance Specialist

$46k – $150k • 0.0% – 1.0%
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Be connected to a mission.

At Neo, we strive to remove the friction and anxiety of everyday banking and spending by bringing together thoughtful technology, beautiful design and challenging the status quo. We’re a group of people who believe that you can live life to the fullest, when you’re not worried about your financial well being. We seek to redefine people's relationship with money. We want to modernize everyday banking and rewards in Canada through digital-first user experiences.

This is the ground level - every day, decision and person matters in pursuit of achieving our goal.

What you’ll be doing:
• Develop and maintain extensive knowledge of federal and provincial compliance laws and regulations applicable to Neo’s business
• Conduct and maintain up to date risk assessments, identifying mitigating controls to ensure Neo’s residual risks are in line with it’s enterprise risk tolerance
• Evaluate business processes and procedures to identify compliance risks and make recommendations to address them
• Regularly review and update policies and processes to reflect the latest jurisdictional regulations and emerging compliance best practices
• Facilitate regulatory monitoring, risk assessments, analyze and prepare reports for senior management
• Execute quarterly and annual audits of Neo’s compliance program, identifying gaps and creating remediation plans to address
• Investigate and respond to compliance risk issues, regulatory inquiries, including preparing required documentation and making recommendations to senior management on how to proceed
• Work with product and engineering teams to embed automated controls into products and internal tools to meet compliance requirements
• Work closely with senior management to develop and maintain a cultural focus on compliance

Who we’re looking for:
• You love digging into the details, and enjoy understanding the nuances of provincial and federal legislation
• You are a process oriented person, and strive to always find the most efficient way of doing things
• You are pragmatic, and seek to find solutions that strike the right balance of value, risk and costs while ensuring rules are followed
• You have entrepreneurial DNA - you're excited to build a business from the ground up, are comfortable making decisions in the face of ambiguity, and aren't discouraged by the inevitable challenges that will arise along the way
• You take ownership over your work and outcomes
• You're an effective communicator with strong organizational skills
• You’re passionate about building world-class products with a world-class team

What will help you succeed:
• At least 2+ years of experience in compliance, risk management, or audit roles, preferable with knowledge within financial services
• A strong ability to build relationships as well as establish trust and credibility with your colleagues through excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Experience working effectively in a team environment where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
• Possess strong organizational and prioritizing skills
• Have advanced Microsoft Office or G Suite skills
• Knowledge and/or experience with relevant legislation and regulation is an asset (i.e. FINTRAC (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada), the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada ("FCAC"), the Personasl Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”), the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada ("OSFI"), the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation ("CDIC"); ; and/or the Ontario Securities Commission.

What it’s like to work with us:

At Neo, you have the opportunity to work with industry-leading technology in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. It will be challenging, grueling work, but at the same time much more exciting and fulfilling than a regular 9-5 job. We have a foundation of experienced leaders and operators on our team (SkipTheDishes, Uber, Boston Consulting Group) with a passion for disrupting the status quo. Why not be part of building a major Canadian tech company founded in Calgary while gaining real hands-on experience that matters?

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