Compliance Program Manager, CashApp

  • New York, NY
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Position open to remote: Yes

Company Description

Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app with over 30 million monthly active users. We are bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to the traditional banking system.

Loved by customers and pop culture, we've consistently held the top spot for finance in the App Store for many years, seeing more engagement with millions of followers across social media in a day than most brands see in a year. We are building an ecosystem to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it universally accessible.

We want to hire the best talent regardless of location. Our employment model is distributed, offering the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, Sydney, and Melbourne.

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Job Description

We are looking for a SARS Compliance Program Manager to join Square and support the continued build out of our Cash App Financial Crimes Compliance program. Our mission is to make banking and financial services accessible to the underserved and unbanked by designing and implementing an outstanding compliance program to help grow the Cash App business while protecting the broader financial ecosystem and the Company.

You will:

Support the Financial Crimes operations teams by contributing to the design and effectiveness of our detection, monitoring, and reporting operations program for financial crimes related to money laundering and terrorist financing. You will collaborate with Compliance Leads and other key partners to ensure our program complies with all applicable laws and regulations across jurisdictions. You will demonstrate excellent regulatory, process and systems design, data analytics, and documentation abilities.



  • Evaluate current operational processes and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and industry best practices

  • Identify and evaluate BSA/AML transaction monitoring and suspicious activity reporting requirements for new and existing products or features

  • Build tactical and scalable solutions for operational teams to manage compliance tasks and risks

  • Collaborate with technology teams to roll out enhancements to systems and tools that facilitate operational efficiencies and meet regulatory requirements

  • Make recommendations for and help execute process improvements and procedure updates across the Financial Crimes Operations teams (Transaction Monitoring and SAR)

  • Draft and maintain relevant documentation and content for changes to the program in accordance with regulatory updates, new products, and overall Compliance team policies and procedures

  • Communicate the progress of and oversee the end-to-end implementation of each operational change to leadership and relevant partners

  • Stay informed of regulatory developments, industry trends and Square roadmaps to guide decisions


You have:

  • 2+ years as a project or program manager with direct experience in BSA/AML compliance and operations or 5+ years in relevant financial crimes, transaction monitoring, or SAR roles

  • A strong analytical and metrics driven approach to create substantiated solutions

  • Strong knowledge in BSA/AML regulations, risks and typologies

Even Better:

  • Relevant industry certifications (CAMS, CFE, CFCS, CRCM)

  • Experience with SQL and/or Looker

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.


At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources