Company Description|Job Description
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable & secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, & economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure & reliable payments around the world, & is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, & fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network & scale to reshape the future of commerce.
At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, & be part of an inclusive & diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators & risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, & doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy & digital commerce to millions of unbanked & underserved consumers.
You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.
We are seeking an attorney to provide day-to-day legal advice on anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism financing, economic sanctions & export control matters. This attorney will support the Compliance Department primarily but will also work closely with business partners working on Visa's products & services. The position can be based in Denver, New York, or Washington D.C.
The Regulatory Counsel will be responsible for supporting the Company's AML, Economic Sanctions, & Export Control programs & associated activities in the U.S. & globally.
Responsibilities include: interpreting & advising on Bank Secrecy Act & global AML regulations, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC & global economic sanctions regulations, & export control regulations; advising on appropriate second-line-of-defense activities pertaining to these regulations; create & manage associated regulatory submissions & filings & reporting on regulatory requirements internally & in public filings; monitoring, reporting & influencing the AML. economic sanctions, & export control regulatory environment in the payments sector; evaluating business proposals for AML, economic sanctions, & export control regulatory compliance; supporting government relations outreach to legislators & regulatory agencies, including advising on applicable political law-related requirements.
The Regulatory Counsel will be actively involved in supporting the Company's efforts to reduce regulatory obstacles to the Company's ability to develop & support our core & emerging products & capabilities & maintain our ongoing freedom to operate. The Regulatory Counsel will assist in the development of short & long term strategies to manage these challenges that incorporate a variety of perspectives & priorities across the Company.
This position reports directly to the VP, Global AML & Economic Sanctions.
Required Education: JD (admitted to practice law in the United States)
6 to 8 years' attorney experience, preferably in both top law firm & in-house environments, including at least three years of experience as AML regulatory counsel in trade association, corporate, government or law firm environment
Experience in payments industry, banking or financial services sector, with experience with the emerging & mobile payment technology landscape a plus
Ability to provide practical, strategic & business-oriented legal advice
Ability to effectively represent Visa before a variety of governmental bodies at state & federal levels
Ability to build strong working relationships with internal clients at all levels of management & work within cross-functional teams to develop solutions to complex legal/business issues
Ability to effectively manage multiple time sensitive tasks
Must be detail-oriented & demonstrate strong analytical & problem solving skills
Ability to work independently & collaboratively
- Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours
- This position requires no travel
- This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit & stand at a desk, communicate in person & by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones & computers, reach with hands & arms, & bend or lift up to 25 pounds
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.