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Director of Compliance at Dapi

San Francisco / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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Ahmed AJ
Ahmed AJ

About the role

Dapi is a financial technology infrastructure provider that allows businesses to accept and initiate bank transfers at nearly zero fees. We work to remove intermediaries thereby allowing our customers to deliver alternative payment solutions to their end users. We are building a new financial infrastructure that will enable every company to offer their own embedded financial services. Within one year of our launch, we have managed to attract investments from Y Combinator, Pioneer Fund, and other notable VC funds. Read more about us in TechCrunch and Crunchbase.

Dapi is looking for a self-driven, ambitious individual interested to work in the dynamic fintech industry. The Director of Compliance will be responsible for ensuring that our products comply with regulatory requirements within our multiple target geographies.


*Work with GTM teams to evaluate regulatory requirements and compliance guidelines in the company’s target geographies

*Coordinate the entire client due diligence process for payment products, ensuring all clients are compliant with company policy standards

*Oversee and resolve compliance-related issues such as KYC, KYB, AML

*Interface with Dapi’s financial partners with respect to compliance obligations and provide ad hoc reporting on the status of Dapi’s programs, as required

*Support the compliance function in defining and achieving departmental initiatives, maintaining relevant policies and procedures, developing documentation solutions, and liaising with auditors

*Monitor operational legal agreements and ensure adherence to agreed terms and timelines

*Review company legal commitments and provide executive briefs on a monthly basis


*3-5 years of experience in compliance, ideally in the financial services / payments sector

*Proficiency in the regulation of financial services, digital payments, and processing (e.g. BSA/AML, OFAC, Patriot Act, Nacha Operating Rules, Reg E, EFTA)

*Strong communication and negotiation skills, ideally experience in working with government partners or financial system regulators

*Experience negotiating with financial institutions

*Building partnerships with software vendors

*Experience helping software providers complying with financial regulations and financial institutions requirements

*Good understanding of data privacy and data residency rules and regulations

*Familiarity with best practices with KYC and KYB

*Strong regulatory research skills, proficiency in using database tools for efficient investigations

*Curiosity about financial technology and payments systems

*Experience in a fintech startup environment

*Bachelor's degree/ and or advanced degree in a related discipline

*Desire to work with an international team in a fast-paced environment to develop and launch truly innovative products

*Team player mindset with excellent self-management skills

Why you should join Dapi

Dapi is a financial technology infrastructure universal real time banking API that enables bank payments. We work to disintermediate processing industry and enable cheap electronic payments in the US and beyond.