Financial Crimes Program Manager



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Westlake, TX, USA · Lake Mary, FL, USA · Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2023

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

We’re seeking curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. Joining now means helping shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future.

About the team:

The preferred location for this position is in or around Robinhood's offices in Chicago, IL, Westlake, TX, Lake Mary, FL and Denver, CO, with in-office work capabilities, as may be required by management, but remote work in limited geographies within the U.S. may be considered. Check with your recruiter for more information.

The Financial Crimes Team at Robinhood works across a number of verticals in an effort to protect our customers and ensure compliance with all relevant Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions rules and regulations. As our team continues to evolve the program, we are passionate about using innovative thinking and technology to build a best-in-class Financial Crimes Program.

The Financial Crimes Program Manager will be responsible for implementing the strategy across all these areas and leading the team through ideation, execution and delivery of the team’s goals. This will include enhancements to our case management system, transaction monitoring systems, and sanctions screening tools among others.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Partner with Engineering, Operations, Compliance, Legal and other cross- functional partners to build a best-in-class Financial Crimes program with a strong control environment.
  • Develop the long term vision for the team and set the roadmap to fulfill that vision with the Head of Financial Crimes and the leadership team.
  • Build and develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant cross-functional partners and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation, including developing Business Requirements Documents (BRDs) with input from Financial Crimes internal stakeholders, including, where applicable, use case testing and test scripts.
  • Coordinate internal and external resources for the detailed execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time and satisfy the requirements
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to the Head of Financial Crimes and the leadership team, as needed, on any material delays or deviations from the agreed upon project plan and schedule
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Lead access across Financial Crimes applications and perform quarterly audits of user access.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree
  • 5+ years experience working in project and program management
  • Knowledge of Actimize, including the SAM, CDD and ActOne Modules
  • Experience working on Financial Crimes and Compliance at a financial institution or related consulting experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, analytical skills, project management ability, and attention to detail
  • Previous experience with sanctions screening tools
  • Ability to optimally lead several priorities and adapt to a changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop strong working relationships

Bonus points:

  • Resourceful, self-starter who will thrive in fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood’s equity plan.

US Zone 1: $145000 - $170000
US Zone 2: $128000 - $150000
US Zone 3: $113000 - $133000

Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. You can view comp zones for our US office locations in the table below. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

Office locations (by comp zone)
US Zone 1: Menlo Park, NYC, Seattle, Washington DC
US Zone 2: Denver, Westlake (Dallas), Chicago
US Zone 3: Lake Mary

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit Robinhood - US Applicant Privacy Policy. If you are an applicant located in the UK or EEA, please visit the Robinhood UK/EEA Applicant Privacy Policy.

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