Director, Compliance

Austin, Remote

Self Financial

Whether you are new to credit or rebuilding credit history, Self makes credit accessible. Reports to all three credit bureaus. No hard credit check to start!

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Self Financial is a venture-backed, high-growth FinTech company with a mission to increase economic inclusion and financial resilience by empowering people to build credit and build savings.

We're looking for people who share our passion and are driven to tackle challenges, find solutions and make the financial space better for the communities we serve.

Our team is passionate about challenging the status quo of the credit industry by providing people accessible tools to take control of their credit. Executing on our mission requires deep collaboration across our teams to ensure our products reach the people who can benefit from them the most, particularly the 100 million+ Americans who have no or low credit.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Director, Compliance leads and manages ongoing compliance monitoring of various organizational controls related to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy. 


What you will do:


  • Establish and direct information security and broader compliance programs in support of  as it relates to certifications frameworks such as SOC 2 Type 2, FedRAMP and ISO 27001. 
  • Establish and lead internal audit department to perform periodic compliance audits. 
  • Audit planning, risk assessments, development of risks and controls matrices, processes and controls design assessments, controls operating effectiveness testing
  • Provide guidance to other managers and staff of the Compliance Department regarding control procedures and testing.
  • Identifies compliance risks and in implementing plans to monitor and address risks. 
  • Monitors the preparation and management of the internal compliance team. 
  • Coordinating internal compliance review and monitoring activities, including periodic reviews of departments.
  • Ensure creation and maintenance of internal control documentation.


What we want you to have:

  • 8+ years experience in compliance, business operations or organizational controls in fast growth companies. 
  • Risk Management and audit experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of SOC and PCI (v4.0)
  • Proficiency in collecting and analyzing compliance business processes, work flows, and control relationships.
  • Experience building and managing internal compliance teams. 


Nice to have:

  • Extensive knowledge of NIST 800-53, ISO 27001

Benefits and Perks:

We have the compensation and benefits you expect. But there's one thing that Self Financial can offer that many companies cannot: we can positively change the world, while making a profit. We are a team of Builders, empowering our customers to build their dreams. We have a Do the Right Thing ethos in all that we do, and we hope you value that approach, too. 

Our perks include:

  • Company Equity in the form of RSUs
  • Quarterly performance-based bonuses
  • Generous employer-paid health, vision and dental insurance coverage
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Educational assistance
  • Free gym membership
  • Casual dress code
  • Team building events and activities
  • Remote work arrangements/ flexible work schedule
  • Paid parental leave 

Self Financial requires all employees hired to successfully pass a background check.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: Audits Compliance FedRAMP FinTech ISO 27001 Monitoring NIST Privacy Risk assessment Risk management SOC SOC 2

Perks/benefits: Equity Fitness / gym Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Parental leave Salary bonus Startup environment Team events

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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