Senior Product and Regulatory Counsel

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Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Facebook, 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 Product and Regulatory Counsel 

The U.S. General Counsel’s Organization at Adyen is seeking a Senior Financial Product and Regulatory Specialist to provide new product guidance and advise our domestic and global compliance groups on the U.S. financial regulatory landscape.  

The mission of the U.S. General Counsel’s Organization is to protect Adyen’s vision by supplying legal and compliance expertise and strategic advice. 

What you’ll do:

  • Serve as senior regulatory adviser to internal product, partnership, sales and account management teams
  • Interface with US banking regulators, third party providers, card scheme operators
  • Provide analysis to senior management and contribute to emerging regulatory compliance projects related to new product launches
  • Provide guidance on emerging regulatory issuances and trends
  • Advise internal business lines on on-going regulatory obligations 
  • Collaborate with global compliance teams to promote and ensure compliance with US regulatory obligations
  • Manage remediation plans for any external audits or regulatory exams
  • Conduct research regarding participation in high-risk industry verticals
  • Maintain existing regulatory processes and incorporate relevant regulation changes

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of experience of regulatory banking counsel role with a banking agency, a global institution or at an AMLaw 50 firm
  • Significant banking and payments product experience
  • Working knowledge of the FinTech and/or payment industry and the relevant laws and regulations
  • An analytical thinker who can monitor and advise on relevant regulations required to ensure controlled and sustainable growth
  • A strong sense of initiative, self-motivation, and collaboration that will add value to a fast-growing business
  • Proven ability to interface and develop rapport with cross border and cross functional product teams
  • This role can be based out of either our San Francisco or New York office
  • This is a full-time position with the ability to work a minimum of 40 hours/week
  • Full professional proficiency in English

Given the dynamic nature of the global payments industry and the interconnectivity between the U.S. General Counsel’s Organization and the business, we see it as imperative to attract and develop talented people by:

  • Providing rich work experiences and opportunities for professional development
  • Recognizing and rewarding those who drive and deliver results
  • Respecting and valuing diversity, integrity, and personal accountability

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.

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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


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