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Compliance Analyst

full-time Square Dublin
Job Description

The Compliance team is looking to bring in an experienced individual to set strategic and tactical goals in ensuring the company is fulfilling all regulatory and partnership obligations. In a constantly evolving and dynamic environment, this role requires managing multiple touch points including running day-to-day operations and managing internal/external relationships.


  • Develop policy and operation procedures reflecting business and regulatory requirements

  • Assess and manage a risk-based compliance and transaction monitoring program to detect unusual activity

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the Compliance team, including training and managing staff

  • Analyse and design compliance requirements for new products and services

  • Liaise with all relevant business partners, financial institution partners, card networks and regulatory authorities

  • Maintain up to date knowledge on regulatory changes and landscape

  • Provide guidance and insight on merchant and transaction account analysis

  • Investigate and report suspicious activity in accordance to regulatory requirements

  • Draft and send reports in accordance to partner requirements and company management information reporting



  • 5+ years in a senior compliance role with a financial services firm, preferably in the payment space

  • Strong operational knowledge in executing and running a sound compliance program, preferably with hands-on knowledge of Ireland and UK and relevant regulatory requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and innovative environment, with the ability to deliver outstanding results - previous people management experience a plus

  • Self starter who can perform flawlessly with minimal direction

  • A do-it-all, nothing is too small mentality

Work Environment & Benefits:

  • Accountability and flexibility across a small and fast paced team

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Daily meal allowance

  • Progressive startup office environment

  • Competitive salary with significant career growth opportunities


Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 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)squareup.com. 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.

published: June 7, 2018

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