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Director Compliance

First Data King Of Prussia, PA

Job Description



Position Description Overview

Position is responsible for support of the Control and Regulatory Compliance environment in support of Independent Sales Organization (ISO) functions as well as Gateway, ISV and Vars, and uCom product support. Position has dotted line to executive management.

Job Responsibilities

  • This position is responsible for ensuring the execution of the Risk and Control and Regulatory Compliance Management framework.
  • Works with the Business Areas to identify the existing risks and controls, facilitates the risk assessment and control gap identification, and oversees the testing of the identified controls.
  • May participate in the execution of the testing process, design of controls and in process optimization sessions collaborating with the business owners to determine the optimal control structure for certain processes.
  • Collaborate and lead the development of a risk and control structure to ultimately achieve a standard Risk and Control Self-Assessment Program.
  • Responsible for the execution of the RCSA process.
  • Responsible for tracking and enabling the remediation of issues ensuring remediation is completed and escalation occurs when appropriate.
  • Analyze and report on established metrics related to the control environment for the areas assigned and identify areas of concern.

Scope of Job

  • Directs one or more functions at the corporate level.
  • Consults with business leaders across the company to identify and manage multiple and control risks, influence control & risk decisions and mitigate risk.
  • Supports global compliance programs addressing complex problems and critical issues.
  • May manage staff within the functional unit or potentially across multiple geographic locations.
  • Mitigates risk exposure to company by identifying activity that poses potential for significant reputations and/or regulatory injury.
  • May work on highly complex issues and high profile clients with a high breadth of responsibility when dealing with business programs and processes

First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company's 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit FirstData.com.


Job Requirements

  • This position is responsible for overseeing a broad functional unit within the Compliance department.
  • This may include business development functions and/or support of new products and solutions. Develops, implements and enforces policies, procedures, and programs to minimize risk.
  • Fosters a common vision and provides clear direction and common priorities for their area of responsibility within Compliance and outside the department.
  • Challenges others to drive for results and will focus attention to, and guide others in, meeting compliance priorities.
  • Provides training on a multitude of payment acceptance topics and interprets highly technical information into business requirements and accountable for the delivery of information that has a direct effect on financial plans/goals.
  • In addition, this position may develop, maintain, and manage critical business communications outlining complex regulatory changes, pricing, and/or fees.


  • Industry Knowledge needed

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted March 14, 2019
Date Closes April 17, 2019
Requisition 2512930
Located In King of prussia, PA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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