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Compliance Program Manager

| Chicago
Bento for Business was founded on the basis that traditional banks are failing small businesses. From limited online and mobile options to narrow product sets, legacy practices and platforms are not meeting the needs of today’s business owners. As such, Bento’s vision is to be the modern business banking platform for SMBs. The company’s first killer app solves the $3.7 trillion employee expense abuse problem -- a card-based digital spend management solution enabling businesses to proactively manage and control employee spending at the point of sale, prior to purchase.
Bento is growing, and we’re seeking to hire an experienced Compliance Program Manager. This position will be focused on enhancing and managing our Compliance program. You’ll stay abreast of current financial regulations, proactively identify pain points and gaps in existing policy frameworks and work across the company to create, plan, and execute innovative solutions. You will drive cross-functional initiatives to continuously enhance our compliance policies and systems, while balancing the need to support a rapidly growing business. You’ll develop efficient compliance processes and work with our Operations, Product, and Engineering teams to implement these across the organization. You will be the go-to person for compliance activities related to BSA/AML, KYC/CIP, and Privacy.

You will

  • Develop, enhance, and maintain policies and procedures and control processes for effective management of Bento’s CIP program
  • Manage compliance relationship with our bank partners and auditors
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of BSA/AML/OFAC compliance to ensure Bento stays in continuous compliance with federal regulations, contractual obligations, and internal policies. 
  • Conduct secondary reviews and handle priority escalations, which will require applying investigative techniques quickly and interfacing with multiple functional areas.
  • Conduct risk assessments and manage compliance monitoring in accordance with best practices.
  • Stay up to date and adapt to regulatory changes or emerging industry best practices; raise awareness of trends, emerging issues, remedial actions or enhancements to the program
  • Monitor the health of our Compliance Operations, including producing metrics and reporting to management and other key stakeholders
  • Work across the organization with marketing, sales, and product in a compliance advisory capacity.
  • Lead regulatory compliance training efforts for all Bento employees.
  • Manage ad-hoc Bento compliance projects as needed

What We're Looking For

  • 5+ years of BSA/AML/OFAC experience with Fintech companies or regulated financial institutions in a compliance, risk management, internal controls or similar role.
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of payments compliance regulation and requirements (AML, OFAC, KYC)
  • Proven ability to oversee multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced and quickly-changing environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; at ease communicating and presenting to Senior-level management (internally and externally)
  • Self-starter with strong attention-to-detail; can easily work independently just as well as collaboratively in a group

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • CAMS or CRCM certification
  • Background in building a compliance program/team and related systems
  • 2+ years experience managing a team
  • Familiarity with commercial credit compliance a big plus

About Bento:
We’re a startup that truly cares about its people. We have a responsibility-based culture with flexible working hours, comprehensive medical & dental benefits, commuter & FSA benefits, equity participation, unlimited vacation and most of all, the opportunity to make a huge impact in a venture with huge potential.
Come join us!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
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Location

Centrally located in the loop--we're convenient to transit, close to the river, and high in the sky.

What are Bento for Business Perks + Benefits

Bento for Business Benefits Overview

We have a responsibility-based culture with flexible working hours, comprehensive medical & dental benefits, commuter & FSA benefits, equity participation, unlimited vacation and most of all, the opportunity to make a huge impact in a venture with huge potential. Our office in the Loop is conveniently located near public transportation. Come join us!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Bento's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually.
Dental Benefits
Bento's dental plan covers 100% of the cost of preventative care, including x-rays.
Vision Benefits
Bento's vision insurance plan provides 100% coverage for annual eye exams, and lenses after a $20 copay. Frames and contact lenses are covered up to $130.
Health Insurance Benefits
Bento's health insurance plan with UHC covers most employees' out-of-pocket costs, depending on several plans to choose from based on personal preference.
Onsite Gym
Bento employees are eligible for free membership in the fitness center located in our building, complete with new fitness equipment, classes and locker room.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Bento offers stock options to all employees.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Bento offers flexible work hours based on approval by your manager.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
All Bento employees can take as many days off as they need, all year, provided they work it out with their manager and give sufficient notice.
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
All Bento employees enjoy paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
T-shirts and jeans are the norm although we do have the occasional 'funny hat' day!
Commuter Benefits
Bento offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
Bento has an annual team outing and a holiday party, as well as monthly fun events for all employees.
Free Daily Meals
As a Bento employee, you get your own Bento Visa card with a daily lunch budget to be spent at any restaurant of your choice.
Stocked Kitchen
We're big on trying all kinds of locally roasted coffee! The kitchen is also always stocked with espresso, tea, LaCroix, fruits, a variety of healthy snacks, and anything else employees request.
Happy Hours
Happy hour every Thursday
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