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AML Compliance Specialist



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023
About Rippling
Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage all of their HR & IT—payroll, benefits, computers, apps, and more—in one unified workforce platform.
By connecting every business system to one source of truth for employee data, businesses can automate all of the manual work they normally need to do to make employee changes. Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can just click a button and set up a new employees’ payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps—like Slack, Zoom, and Office 365—all within 90 seconds.

Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world's top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Bedrock, and Greenoaks—and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500)

About the role

We are looking for an AML Compliance Specialist to join our small, but mighty Legal and Compliance team. This role will serve as an AML expert and engage in the daily operations for AML and sanctions compliance.

The primary focus of the role will be to provide research and analysis that enables Rippling to detect and assess the financial crime risks that are posed to the company.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent analytical, critical thinking, and writing skills. They should be able to thrive in a fast-paced, high production environment while managing sensitive information and maintaining strong ethical standards.

What you will do

  • Perform in-depth investigative research utilizing internal and external data.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to produce written reports that assess financial crime risks such as money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions, tax evasion, bribery and corruption, fraud, etc.
  • File Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) or equivalent with national authorities, when necessary.
  • Review potential matches triggered by various screening tools.
  • Stay abreast of industry standards and developments related to BSA/AML and sanctions.
  • Create and maintain clear documentation related to operational processes.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at various levels of seniority.
  • Assist with compliance projects as the need arises.

What you will need

  • Minimum 4+ years of compliance experience focusing on AML and sanctions.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong project management, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to execute tasks at high speed.
  • Sense of humor.
  • BA/BS degree.
  • Professional certification such as CFCS, CFE, or CAMs.

Additional information

This role will receive a competitive salary + benefits + equity. The salary for US-based employees will be aligned with one of the ranges below based on location; see which tier applies to your location here.

  • Tier 1: $100,000 - $132,000/year

  • Tier 2: $90,000 - $119,000/year

  • Tier 3: $85,000 - $113,000/year

A variety of factors are considered when determining someone’s compensation–including a candidate’s professional background, experience, and location. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed above.

Rippling highly values having employees working in-office to foster a collaborative work environment and company culture. For office-based employees (employees who live within a 40 mile radius of a Rippling office), Rippling considers working in the office, at least three days a week under current policy, to be an essential function of the employee's role.