Financial Crimes Governance Specialist – Remote

Financial Crimes Governance Specialist




Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.


As we continue to build…

We’re seeking curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. Joining now means helping shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future.


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About the team:

The preferred location for this position is in or around Robinhood's offices in Chicago, IL, Denver, CO, Lake Mary, FL, or Westlake, TX with in-office work capabilities, as may be required by management, but remote work in limited geographies within the U.S. may be considered.

The Financial Crimes Team at Robinhood works across a number of verticals in an effort to protect our customers, and ensure compliance with all relevant Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions rules and regulations. As our Team of passionate professionals continues to evolve the program, we are focused on maximising innovative thinking and technology to build a best-in-class Financial Crimes Program.

As a Specialist within the Financial Crimes Governance team, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring a proper framework is in place to support the firm’s AML, CIP and CDD Programs, as well as training, risk assessments, and guidance to business partners. The successful candidate demonstrates deep subject matter knowledge across Financial Crimes, including Anti-Bribery and Corruption.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Support the Manager of Financial Crimes Governance in supervising the Fin Crimes change management process.
  • Assist in periodic risk reporting including Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), Issue Management, and other ad-hoc deliverables, as required.
  • Perform FinCrimes focused risk reviews of enterprise Third-Party Service Providers.
  • Build and maintain risk-based AML, CIP and CDD Programs and work across all business lines to ensure that policies and procedures support the program elements and that any gaps are identified and actioned.
  • Create an Annual Training Program to meet the requirements of the USA PATRIOT Act and targeted training, as necessary, to supplement the annual requirement.
  • Work closely with all appropriate parties on Financial Crimes related regulatory examinations.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, in a related field
  • 3+ years working in AML or an ABC related compliance function
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Ability to effectively manage several priorities

Bonus points:

  • Solid understanding of both AML and broad-based knowledge of Broker-Dealer operations
  • General financial services industry experience as a regulator, within compliance, audit, or risk.

Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. You can view comp zones for our US office locations in the chart below. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.


US Zone 1

Menlo Park, NYC, Seattle, Washington DC

US Zone 2

Denver, Westlake (Dallas), Chicago

US Zone 3

Lake Mary


We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visitRobinhood – US Applicant Privacy Policy.

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