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 role:
Robinhood is looking for a Senior Risk & Compliance Associate & MLRO to help
build up our Risk & Compliance team based in the United Kingdom (UK). We are
looking for a compliance professional with experience in securities and
brokerage regulatory compliance issues who is excited to work at the
intersection of regulation, technology, and finance. We are looking for a
highly adaptable and collaborative person who can handle ambiguity and rapidly
shifting priorities with flexibility and patience.
We're thrilled to be expanding this year as Robinhood is hiring world-class
talent in the UK. Our team of Hoodies in the UK will enable Robinhood to
continue creating great financial products on our journey towards
democratizing finance for all.
As we transform the future of finance, we invite you to help us define our
place in a global conversation.
Your day-to-day will include:
Building up the Risk & Compliance team for the future (senior role)
Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) responsibilities
Member of entity governance committees, which may include the Operational
Committee, Risk & Compliance Committee, Best Execution Committee and the
Product Approval & Review Committee
Overseeing compliance within the organization and business partners, and
ensuring compliance with laws, regulatory requirements, policies and
Responsibility for the policies and procedures designed to mitigate
financial crimes risk
Responsible for the operational compliance processes, such as decision
making on financial crime alerts resulting from customer and transaction
Reviewing risk disclosures and risk warnings in any communications or
other materials to ensure compliance with local requirements
Monitoring business developments and ensuring that the compliance program
remains fit for purpose and working on the enhancement of this where
Fostering and contributing to a culture of high ethical standards and
integrity and promoting the core values, risk culture and risk appetite
Responsibility for staff education, training and awareness related running
ethical business operations, as well as providing guidance, advice, and
training, awareness and educational programs
Interacting with regulators and relevant authorities on compliance issues
Continuously enhancing quality assurance and oversight of compliance
controls to ensure program efficiency and effectiveness and increase
quality and scalability
Partnering with parent company and affiliate risk and compliance
associates to ensure consistency, alignment and communication of shared
Based out of the United Kingdom
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
6+ years of compliance practice experience specilaizing in financial
services in the UK.
Thorough knowledge of compliance topics like: compliant financial
promotions, complaint handling, business continuity, AML/CTF, market
abuse, fraud, integrity, KYC/CDD, GDPR, outsourcing, governance and risk &
Exceptional attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Open minded, curious, knowledgeable, proactive and not being afraid of
asking for help and offering help
Self-starter with ability to work independently and coordinate across
multiple functional groups
Resourceful and adaptive in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environments
Experience working in an international decentralized and remote first team
A regulatory compliance background with an FCA regulated UK retail broker
MLRO or similar anti-money laundering and terrorist financing experience
Affinity with the ability to understand systems and process flows as we
would need to tap into existing systems, governance and processes that are
Having the ability to take a helicopter view on governance in general and
how all elements would fit and link within a fast growing financial
organization. At the same time, not being shy of getting your hands dirty
and actually doing the work, like writing policies
Demonstrated ability to scale operations and processes in a fast-paced
organization and in a compliant manner.
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
Policy. If you are an an applicant located in the UK or EEA, please visit the
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