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Compliance Specialist

Neo Financial

Neo Financial

Posted on Friday, September 8, 2023

At Neo, we’re disrupting the future of finance. What matters most to us is challenging the status quo and providing a better financial future for all Canadians. We’re working everyday to reinvent the way Canadians spend, save, and grow their money - all together, in one place. We’re creating a seamless digital experience, with the modern day features you’ve come to expect. Our products speak for themselves - the Neo card was voted best cash back card in Canada and the Neo Money account was voted best bank account in Canada.

Backed by world class investors, we’ve raised $299M and are one of a few Canadian tech companies that have reached ‘unicorn’ status - valued over $1B. Check out the full story here.

The Role:

Neo Financial is looking for a full-time Compliance Specialist to join our team in Calgary, AB. Our Risk & Compliance team navigates through a fast-paced environment and knows how to switch gears to adapt to any scenario. We strive to make things better, simpler and stronger. Make your mark by addressing the dynamic and ever changing landscape of compliance, alongside some of Canada’s most successful leaders and tech minds.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop and maintain 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
  • Execute Neo’s compliance monitoring and testing program, including evaluating business processes and procedures to identify risks and make recommendations to address them
  • Perform quality assurance (QA) on specific business processes, including those related to anti-money laundering and lending.

Who we are looking for:

  • You bring 1-2 years of experience in risk or compliance roles preferably with knowledge within financial services
  • You can build relationships as well as establish trust and credibility with your colleagues through excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • You have experience working effectively in a team environment where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are critical to success
  • You possess strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Have advanced Microsoft Office or G-Suite skills
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulation is an asset (i.e. lending and consumer protection, AML/ATF, PIPEDA, OSFI)

What will help you succeed:

  • You love digging into the details, and enjoy understanding the nuances of legislation and compliance requirements
  • 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

    About applying with us:

    At Neo, you’ll be working with industry-leading technology that changes the way we live and redefines Canada’s financial future. It’s a serious deal, and we’re building a high-performance, mission-driven, and fast-paced team that strives to make a difference in every Canadian's life. We value personal growth, autonomy, leadership at all levels, and the ability to learn quickly from mistakes. We’re a team: in it together, always. Join a world-class team building truly disruptive technology, right here in the Canadian prairies.

    Neo Financial is an equal-opportunity employer. We are excited to meet with and hire the top talent out there. Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records and credit check