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Chief Compliance Officer

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Company name

TrueAccord

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

7-10 yrs required

Location

USA San Francisco, CA

Posted on

Jul 17,2017

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TrueAccord seeks a Chief Compliance Officer to join our Executive Leadership Team


Why TrueAccord?

Debt collection is broken. Every year, 77 Million Americans have experiences with the collections process, and they deserve a better approach - one that is more relevant, more digital, and less abrasive. That’s why banks, lenders, and industry leaders are coming to TrueAccord for innovative solutions recovering outstanding receivables.

Summary:

The Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) is responsible for advising TrueAccord’s executive team, Board, and management on a variety of business aspects including but not limited to: the interpretation of regulations governing debt collection practices (at the Federal and State level), and the implementation of a compliance strategy to ensure conformity with all laws, regulations, and policies that govern the company. This position reports directly to the CEO.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create a strategy for engaging with law makers and influencing lawmaking efforts on a State and Federal level to promote innovation and consumer protection in debt collection

  • Create and implement a robust, yet innovation-enabling, compliance and legal program including policies, procedures, controls, and audits (internal and external)

  • Prepare for and respond to government investigations, audits and queries as the principal point of contact - with emphasis on CFPB examinations

  • Develop and manage our in-house legal team and compliance capabilities

  • Deeply understand, track changes in, and adapt according to Federal and State level debt collection-relates regulation (FDCPA, TCPA, FCRA and their State-level equivalents) as well as case law pertaining to them

  • Identify, quantify and mitigate risks arising from day to day operations including threats of litigation

  • Provide practical advice and counsel regarding TrueAccord’s obligations as an employer, including, but not limited to, policy review and creation, employment issues, taxes, and licensing

  • Provide practical advice regarding TrueAccord’s contracts with clients and vendors as well as contract negotiations

Requirements:

  • 7-10 years of relevant experience required

  • JD required, registered to practice at least in California

  • Masters in one of the following or related fields: Law and Legal Studies required or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Demonstrated experience managing a legal team, preferably in-house at a technology firm (but not a requirement)

  • Demonstrated experience dealing with regulatory oversight and examinations, experience with the CFPB is a plus

  • Demonstrated experience dealing with lawmakers and policy discussions, experience with Fintech related regulation is a plus

  • Developed relationships with consumer advocates is a plus

  • Must be fully authorized to work in the United States

  • This job will require a comprehensive criminal background check


Competencies:

Best Practices, Code of Ethics & Business Conduct, Compliance Technology, Data/Document Retention, Employee Investigations, Ethics & Compliance Program Management, Extra-Contractual Obligations, Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Information Security, Licensing, Litigation Readiness, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Privacy, Project Management, Training.


To Apply: Email TrueAccord's Chief People Officer, Jeff Alvarez.

Company info

TrueAccord
Email: jalvarez@trueaccord.com

Company Profile

TrueAccord is a category-defining company. We deploy technology, machine learning, and data science to innovate and optimize how debt is collected. Come join our team and disrupt a multi-billion dollar industry that’s been waiting for change.