Governance Risk & Compliance Program Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

As a member of the Global Policy & Governance (GPG) team, you will support Block build and enhance its Compliance Risk Management Program, w. GPG provides comprehensive management of compliance risk assessments, customer risk programs, issue management, regulatory examinations, and audits for Block and its businesses across all markets. You will work on developing and enhancing Block’s  Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) program and oversee related GRC systems, processes and tools to support the program.

You Will:

  • Manage Compliance's enterprise GRC program, including development and execution of the GRC strategy including the relevant end to end systems, processes and tools.
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure successful adoption of GRC strategy and tool adoption
  • Work with vendors for Block’s GRC tool implementation, and ongoing support.
  • Train partners in the proper use of Block’s GRC tools.
  • Extract meaningful insights from large amounts of data and present them in a digestible format.
  • Analyze complex GRC topics and provide essential messages to audiences such as boards of directors, executives, and senior managers.
  • Work within a complex and evolving environment, to improve delivery of solutions while affecting cultural change.
  • Support the GPG team in undertaking  and special projects in adjacent areas.


You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience in financial services compliance management with responsibilities for Compliance Risk Management and GRC systems and tools
  • 7+ years of program management, with experience in affecting technology decisions
  • Experience in a hands-on technical role, with basic understanding of software implementation and integration
  • Experience with data analytics and visualization platforms (e.g. Databases, Tableau, Looker, or other querying methods)
  • Knowledge and exposure to a number of compliance subject matter areas, including:  anti-money laundering (AML), sanctions, consumer protection, or payments
  • Contribute to the development of new compliance programs, strategies, or work processes
  • Support the end-to-end implementation of assigned action plans
  • Build relationships and credibility with business leads, external partners, and regulators through collaborative and independent programs
  • Experience managing competing efforts and requirements

Even Better: 

  • Industry certifications (e.g. CAMS, CRCM, CFE)
  • Knowledge in more than one of the subject matter areas listed above
  • Experience with GRC tools (e.g. Protecht, RSA Archer, SAI Global, ZenGRC, Resolver)
  • Experience with crypto assets or other decentralized financial technology

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $152,100 - USD $185,900
Zone B: USD $141,500 - USD $172,900
Zone C: USD $133,800 - USD $163,600
Zone D: USD $121,700 - USD $148,700

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits 
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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