Compliance Analyst - Regulatory Compliance

San Francisco, New York, Remote Legal and Compliance

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Blend is looking for someone to join our Legal & Compliance team who’s motivated to solve hard problems—the more complex the better. As a Compliance Analyst, you’ll have a broad range of responsibilities as you provide support, subject matter expertise, and develop effective regulatory compliance controls, monitoring/testing, risk management, program governance, and process improvements. This role is a phenomenal opportunity to be part of a growing team and work on cutting edge issues in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Blend’s Legal & Compliance team helps navigate a growing FinTech company through an evolving and complex financial legal and regulatory environment, while also facilitating the growth of Insurance, Title, and Real Estate subsidiaries. We enable our industry partners to continuously refine, build, and do business on our innovative business-to-business SaaS platform and other groundbreaking technology initiatives.

How You'll Contribute:

  • Build and maintain a first-class compliance program
  • Conduct compliance and risk assessment activities, including 50 state surveys, gap analysis, and remediation efforts
  • Develop controls for business processes to mitigate legal and compliance risk
  • Draft, maintain, and conduct compliance training
  • Draft and maintain a library of compliance policies and procedures
  • Develop and manage a regulatory change management program
  • Work to simplify the legal, regulatory, and risk management requirements and develop strategies to support implementation of those requirements
  • Assist in fulfilling information requests from clients and third-party partners
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with business partners
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant industry, consumer protection, and privacy laws and regulations to ensure an ongoing ability to provide sound compliance advice

Who You Are:

  • Experience researching, interpreting, and applying legal and regulatory requirements in a financial services, real estate, homeowners insurance, title insurance, or other similar context
  • 2+ years of financial services, real estate, homeowners insurance, and/or title insurance experience, preferably in compliance, risk management, and/or audit roles
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills
  • Solid analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable with balancing multiple, competing priorities and changes in scope/direction
  • Willingness and ability to learn new laws, rules, and regulations and interpret and apply them
  • Ability to work independently and adaptively, anticipate and mitigate friction points, and take the initiative to promptly resolve and learn from challenges
  • Travel up to 20%

Bonus Points:

  • Knowledge and application of consumer protection laws and regulations such as RESPA, ECOA, FCRA, UDAP, GLBA, TCPA, CAN-SPAM as well as state-specific laws relating to real estate, homeowners insurance, and/or title insurance
  • Experience building or maintaining a compliance program
  • Experience relating to SaaS centric issues that include privacy and security
  • In-house experience at a cloud technology vendor or FinTech company
  • Relevant experience in the consumer finance/mortgage space

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • Daily meal stipend for non-regularly remote employees during COVID-19 (and lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays provided in offices outside of COVID-19)
  • Weekly mindfulness meditation class
  • Paid Developmental Opportunities (courses, workshops, etc)
  • Weekly remote company all-hands 
  • 4 months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy and companywide mental health days during COVID-19
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19

Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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