Assistant Compliance Counsel (Officer)

DailyPay IncNew york, New yorkFull TimeOn Site


About Us:

DailyPay is the leader in the on-demand pay industry with an unrivaled technology platform, an unmatched list of blue-chip clients and an extensive list of industry awards. We are rewriting the invisible rules of finance by creating a new financial system. A financial system that is more equitable and inclusive, and benefits everyone. A financial system that enables workers to access their earned pay when they need it. We believe that money should move faster and smoother between employer and employee, between merchant and shopper, between financial institution and customer.

We are a mission-driven company hyper-focused on designing technology that can build a better financial system and future. It's no wonder that we are growing at an extraordinary pace. Now we are looking for people who are as passionate as we are about reimagining how money moves. If you're willing to define new rules, change systems and lives, come join us at DailyPay.

The Role:

DailyPay is seeking a highly motivated and experienced attorney to join DailyPay's new compliance department and provide leadership support in building and implementing a top-class, highly effective compliance program for DailyPay's fast-growing business. The attorney will work closely with [report to] the Chief Compliance Officer to drive all core, fundamental aspects of developing and maintaining a compliance program, including code of conduct creation and promulgation, designing and maintaining companywide policies, controls and standards; playing a key role in the company's enterprise risk management program and compliance risk assessments; overseeing and participating in creation and roll out of compliance communications and training, preparing materials for senior leadership and the Board of Directors, serving as a key resource to senior managers and the business on compliance matters. The Assistant CC will work closely with various DailyPay departments providing counsel and support to a broad cross section of the company, including the credit management team, new product development, sales and marketing, revenue, data analytics, operations, and others. The attorney will also partner with members of the DailyPay legal team in providing timely business law advice and counsel.

If this opportunity excites you, we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the qualifications.

How You Will Make an Impact:

  • Serve as key member of DailyPay's newly formed Compliance team responsible for building, executing and growing the company's compliance program from the ground up.
  • Create systems to document and measure effectiveness of compliance.
  • Provide leadership in promoting culture of ethics and integrity throughout organization and developing program features that embed compliance into all aspects of business.
  • Play a leadership role as a strategic partner ensuring DailyPay's innovative and fast-moving business is conducted - and grows - in compliance with company policies and values and with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Support the Chief Compliance Officer and other management and business leaders with compliance needs and questions.
  • Supervise and assist in investigations, audits and generally identifying gaps with an eye to offering solutions and constantly improving the compliance program.

What You Bring to The Team:

  • 10+ years of experience at a top law firm including hands on compliance experience and/or in-house role in compliance or legal role focusing on compliance.
  • Knowledge of and experience with oversight of compliance programs.
  • Expertise and experience in at least some of the following subject areas: consumer finance, fintech payment processes and digital banking, financial institution and AML regulations, money transmission, credit card and payment processing rules, marketing and advertising law, privacy, cyber/information security, fraud prevention.
  • Superb interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sound legal judgement, commercial awareness and business acumen.
  • Ability to demonstrate highest degree of ethical leadership, professionalism, and integrity.
  • Ability to organize and manage complex projects.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently.
  • Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited, nationally recognized top law school and admission to the New York bar or another state bar.
  • Occasional need to work outside of normal business hours as required to support customers may be required

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity for equity ownership
  • Exceptional health, vision, and dental care
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Fun company outings and events
  • Unlimited books from Amazon
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K with company match

No sponsorship is available for this position.

DailyPay does not accept and will not review unsolicited resumes from search firms.

DailyPay requires all colleagues in in-office positions be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus unless there is a documented and approved medical or religious accommodation. As a condition of employment, prior to your start date, you will be required to complete an attestation of vaccination.

DailyPay is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable culture of belonging, grounded in empathy and respect, which values openness to opinions, awareness of lived experiences, fair treatment and access for all. We strive to build and develop diverse teams to create an organization where innovation thrives, where the full potential of each person is engaged, and their views, beliefs and values are integrated into our ways of working.

We welcome people of all backgrounds to join us on our mission*. If you require reasonable accommodation for any aspect of the recruitment process, please send a request to peopleops@dailypay.com. All requests for accommodation will be addressed as confidentially as practicable.


  • DailyPay is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, political affiliation, marital or partnership status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth (or related medical conditions), sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, genetic disorder, genetic predisposition, carrier status, military status, familial status, or domestic violence victim status and any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws.

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