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KYC Compliance Manager

$93,000- $162,750/ year
Posted May 10
Full Time
On Site
San Francisco, California

About Rippling

Rippling gives businesses one place to run HR, IT, and Finance. It brings together all of the workforce systems that are normally scattered across a company, like payroll, expenses, benefits, and computers. For the first time ever, you can manage and automate every part of the employee lifecycle in a single system.
Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can hire a new employee anywhere in the world and set up their payroll, corporate card, computer, benefits, and even third-party apps like Slack and Microsoft 365—all within 90 seconds.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world’s top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Greenoaks, and Bedrock—and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes.
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About the role
We are looking for a KYC Compliance Manager to oversee Rippling’s global KYC strategy and operations. Rippling currently facilitates payments through its own licenses and via partners in over 140 countries and 51 currencies. The role will work with cross functional teams and stakeholders at all levels within the company to lead the long term KYC roadmap as Rippling continues to expand globally. The ideal candidate will be an expert in global KYC requirements and be passionate about the user experience. They will maintain excellent project management, presentation, analytical, and critical thinking skills. They should be able to thrive in a fast paced, high production environment while managing sensitive information and maintaining strong ethical standards. 
What you will do
  • Oversee the design and implementation of a global KYC strategy that meets global and local standards. 
  • Partner with Product and Engineering teams to implement KYC requirements and vendors. 
  • Work with cross functional teams to continue to enhance KYC operations. 
  • Oversee the Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) operations. 
  • Be a point of contact for all KYC related questions. 
  • Monitor the performance and cost of customer onboarding. 
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to produce reports and presentations on the KYC program. 
  • Stay abreast of industry standards and developments related to AML and sanctions. 
  • Create and maintain clear documentation related to program and operational processes.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at various levels of seniority.
  • Assist with compliance projects as the need arises.
What you will need
  • Minimum 3+ years of compliance experience focusing on KYC and sanctions; experience at a global fintech or payment provider preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of KYC regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Prior experience integrating KYC vendors and monitoring ongoing effectiveness. 
  • BA/BS degree.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong project management, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to execute tasks at high speed.
  • Sense of humor.
  • Professional certification such as CFCS, CFE, or CAMs.
Additional Information
Rippling is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics, Rippling is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please email
Rippling highly values having employees working in-office to foster a collaborative work environment and company culture.  For office-based employees (employees who live within a 40 mile radius of a Rippling office), Rippling considers working in the office, at least three days a week under current policy, to be an essential function of the employee's role.
This role will receive a competitive salary + benefits + equity. The salary for US-based employees will be aligned with one of the ranges below based on location; see which tier applies to your location here.
A variety of factors are considered when determining someone’s compensation–including a candidate’s professional background, experience, and location. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed below.

The pay range for this role is:

93,000 - 162,750 USD per year (US Tier 1)