Compliance Manager


April 3, 2021

Brooklyn, NY 11201, US

Company Description
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.
Job Description
We are looking for a Compliance Manager to join its Legal Compliance team to support the ongoing improvement and operations of Etsy’s group level global compliance program, and help develop and integrate our the program throughout our subsidiaries and new markets.
Our compliance program covers areas including anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, fraud, sanctions, privacy, information security, acceptable use, payments, employment, third party management, product safety, and antitrust. We are the second line of our decentralized Compliance program, advising and overseeing first line operational compliance functions such as Trust & Safety, Payments, Privacy, Strategic Sourcing, Information Security, Human Resources, and Finance.
This position is ideally located in Brooklyn, NY, though we offer flexible workplace policies that can accommodate work from home candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2-3 times per week (once business travel resumes). This position reports to the Director of Global Compliance Strategy (based in Brooklyn).
About The Role
In this role you will:
  • Help with the development, implementation, and integration of the global compliance program across all subsidiaries.
  • Assist with the execution of subsidiary program operations including: policies and procedures; controls; training; investigations; third party oversight; gap assessments; risk assessments; testing and monitoring; and continuous improvement.
  • Project manage cross-functional compliance initiatives.
  • Assist in advising and developing processes and product solutions that address compliance requirements at Etsy’s subsidiaries.
  • Support the group level compliance program operations and ongoing improvement, as needed.
  • Work closely with other First Line teams including in matrixed partnerships at both the group and subsidiary level.
  • Perform research on emerging regulatory risks/best practices.
  • Of course, this is just a sample of the kinds of work this role will require! You should assume that your role will encompass other tasks, too, and that your job duties and responsibilities may change from time to time at Etsy's discretion, or otherwise applicable with local law.


About You

Ideally you'll bring:
  • 6+ years of compliance related experience either working in-house, consulting and/or forensics experience. Experience working at a Big Four and/or in tech a plus.
  • Possess compliance related certifications (e.g. CFE, CCEP-I).
  • Self-starter and who can put their mark on new and existing initiatives.
  • You never settle for the status quo and strive for continuous improvement.
  • Experience designing, implementing, integrating, and managing compliance programs, preferably for a diverse mix of clients or business models, across a range of geographies.
  • Knowledgeable on compliance areas related to our program.
  • Analytical and data driven. You analyze information, identify risks and develop recommendations.
  • Embrace cross-functional projects and have experience managing them.
  • Stay current on emerging compliance risks and have the ability to action them, as applicable.
  • Bilingual/multilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
  • A trust in and commitment to Etsy’s vision, mission

Additional Information
What's Next
If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you’ve hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don’t want you to be like everyone else — we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you’re all about.
Our Promise
At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.