Compliance Analyst - Audit & Exam Management

  • 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

Block's Global Policy & Governance (GPG) team, provides comprehensive management of compliance risk assessments, customer risk programmes, issue management, regulatory examinations, and audits for Block and its businesses across all markets. The Exam and Audit Management (EXAM) team is part of GPG and is responsible for the annual Exam and AML Audit plan, in addition to the daily coordination and management of third-party and regulatory audits focused on Block’s AML Compliance Management Programmes.

As a Compliance Governance Programme Specialist within the EXAM team, you will work with external parties, such as auditors/consultants and other internal legal and exam teams to coordinate data processes and support these third parties in the conduct of their audit processes.  You will also coordinate the development of management responses and finalisation of audit reports, ensuring that issues identified through the exam and audit process are captured as part of Block’s Issues Management Programme.

This employee must be based in the United Kingdom. 

You Will:

  • Coordinate compliance-related engagements daily (i.e. incoming requests and outgoing responses for Compliance-related audits, examination and independent assessment activities)
  • Work with partners to maintain content required to be presented to auditors and examiners
  • Monitor and report on Audit and Exam statuses, pipeline and plans
  • Provide partners with timely notifications of upcoming activities, and timely notifications and follow ups on activities
  • Present updates on audit/exam progress to management and contribute to governance reporting processes
  • Critically analyse findings, coordinate management action plans and support in the finalisation of reports
  • Maintain accurate status and provide updates to promote transparency of open issues, including tracking and aging
  • Be available to support other teams within GPG to undertake work on a prioritised basis.


  • 4+ years of work experience in a project management-based role
  • 4+ years of experience in compliance risk management in a regulated financial services environment
  • Knowledge of applied risk management/auditing concepts
  • Experience in at least one of the following subject-matter areas: BSA, AML or sanctions, consumer lending, consumer protection, or payments
  • An emphasis of clear written skills, organization and attention to detail
  • Experience collaborating with team members of all levels and geographical locations, and cross-functional partners across various lines of business
  • The tenacity to deliver results proactively, resourcefully, and methodically, in addition to having the ability to solve problems and help to develop and deliver solutions

Additional Information

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, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any 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.

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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