Compliance Counsel

This position is based in San Francisco, CA

About Azlo

Azlo is a new fintech company that helps business owners, entrepreneurs, and freelancers pay, get paid, and manage their money. Backed by BBVA, we’re on a mission to transform small business banking. We’re looking for a Compliance Counsel to support our Product team and other stakeholders to create product features and services that excite our customers while being consistent with applicable legal and compliance requirements.

What You'll Do

  • Work with our Product Team and other stakeholders, including our partner bank and product partners, to develop product features and services from customer UX to employee UI to platform architecture that are creative while consistent with relevant requirements
  • Serve as subject matter expert on legal and compliance requirements for new and emerging products
  • Communicate our legal perspective and compliance practices and priorities to our partners
  • Advise on relevant regulatory and compliance requirements in partner and vendor contracts
  • Monitor, analyze, and inform the company of legal and regulatory developments, enforcement activity, and industry trends
  • Develop and maintain a repository of regulatory and compliance materials, including laws and regulations, regulatory guidance, industry guidance, and internal  summaries and guidelines
  • Assist with developing and delivering internal compliance training


  • 5+ years of law firm, in‐house, and/or regulatory agency experience in a role that involved product counseling and small business or consumer financial services regulatory analysis
  • Experience advising on small business or consumer banking issues with demonstrated knowledge of legal requirements related to AML/BSA, OFAC, UDAP, ECOA, and FCRA, as well as data security and privacy issues
  • Adept at writing and editing in a variety of styles to produce quality materials for legal, compliance, and business contexts
  • Strength in both written and verbal communications within all levels of an organization
  • An entrepreneurial attitude and the ability to work in a fast-paced, flexible environment on multiple concurrent projects where team members are based in multiple locations
  • Occasional travel

What We Bring

  • High impact role in an early stage fintech company
  • A killer team with decades of experience in finance, tech, and startups
  • A mission to empower multicultural business owners, and a mandate to do away with the old models of banking
  • Backing from a leading global bank with resources to support our growth

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

Azlo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Azlo considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religious creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other bases such as medical condition, marital status or any other factor that is irrelevant to the performance of our teammates.