Senior Compliance Officer, Issuing

Compliance New York, San Francisco

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster. 

Senior Issuing Card Scheme Compliance Officer

Our fast-paced Compliance team is looking for an experienced Senior Issuing Card Compliance Officer for our San Francisco Office with experience with Card Networks and the card issuance industry to support our fast expanding Issuing business. The successful candidate must have strong analytical skills and be able to work as a business partner to connect with a wide range of teams, including risk, legal, finance and sales, and provide pragmatic advice and guidance to build sustainable growth.

What you’ll do

  • Proactively identify card issuance compliance obligations based on Card Scheme Rules;
  • Scope Card Scheme compliance requirements for new card issuance programs in the US market
  • Translate identified scheme issuer obligations into relevant Policies and Procedures to be communicated and implemented in US and across the global business;
  • Represent scheme compliance on a variety of work streams and products to establish strategies that align with global objectives and ensure controlled and compliant growth;
  • Strengthen knowledge and education management across the global business;
  • Participate in Product risk assessments and advise other compliance verticals. 
  • Handle escalations from internal and external stakeholders
  • Consider opportunities and risks from a variety of angles to achieve compliant card issuance solutions that align with commercial and strategic objectives.
  • Advise internal stakeholders and liaise with external stakeholders as well as relevant auditors.

Who you are

  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in card issuance industry and ideally second line compliance functions;
  • Your knowledge of the card issuance industry will be well established; with relevant experience dealing with Card Networks and related issuer obligations
  • You bring knowledge of local US  card issuance and have exposure to global business. 
  • You are an analytical thinker who can both draft, and monitor on the implementation of, relevant Policies and Procedures and translate requirements into operational processes;
  • You have solid interpersonal skills, specifically you will be able to liaise and connect with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and customers from varying disciplines and cultures;
  • You feel comfortable addressing senior management. You are able to influence across all levels of the organization. 
  • You have good sense of business and technical acumen;
  • Your strong sense of initiative and self-motivation will add value to a fast-growing business.

The annual base salary range for this role is $135,000-$185,000; to learn more about our compensation philosophy, please click here.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

This role is based out of our San Francisco office. We are an office-first company and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles

Adyen is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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