Compliance Lead at Transfix

| Greater NYC Area
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Transfix, named one of Forbes' "Next Billion-Dollar Startups" in 2018, is the leading freight marketplace that's transforming the $700 billion trucking industry, connecting shippers to a national network of reliable carriers. Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, and Target rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing tools, guaranteed capacity, data-driven insights, and reliable service, Transfix is changing the world of transportation one load at a time. Join us, and leave a positive impact on the environment as we help reduce the carbon footprint caused by the 65 billion wasted miles on the road.
Based in New York City, Transfix is backed by top VC firms including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canvas Ventures, and Lerer Hippeau. The company has raised more than $78.5 million in funding.
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. We are building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We're hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers.
The Compliance Lead will focus on ensuring and driving team accountability and engagement. The Lead will oversee all projects assigned to direct reports, and report progress to the Manager. The Lead is expected to work closely with their Manager, the Carrier Management Team, in-house Insurance Specialist and Operation’s Team members across various departments.
If you’re excited about transforming an industry, being part of an innovative culture, and making a positive impact on the environment, send us your resume.

What you'll do:

  • Revising procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify potential risks
  • Developing and overseeing policies to prevent or address violations of legal guidelines and internal policies
  • Draft, modify and implement policies / process changes in order to ensure compliance with changing regulations is achieved
  • Collaborate with department leads and Compliance Manager to monitor enforcement of standard operating procedures
  • Ensures accountability by holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Monitor the work of direct reports & internal stakeholders when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide feedback
  • Drives engagement by creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.
  • Be supportive and adaptable in an ever-evolving environment, multitasking, learning new systems and processes
  • Displays courage by stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said
  • Host regular team meetings to communicate business goals, updates, process changes and any other pertinent information that will elevate the service of the Compliance team
  • The Compliance Team Lead will be responsible for reporting progress to the Compliance Manager and escalating any known issues
  • This role will oversee and coordinate activities across the team and for direct reports to keep pace. In addition, this position will be assigned performance reviews to complete each quarter in a timely basis.

About you:

  • You have a high attention to detail and are incredibly meticulous
  • You’re able to multi-task quickly and efficiently
  • You’re willing to learn and grow
  • Be flexible and able to adapt
  • You possess strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • You display strong internal and external communication skills including verbal, written, presentation, and active listening
  • You have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience); preferably experience in the transportation industry


  • Experience in transportation logistics, insurance or FMCSA rules and regulations

To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


Transfix borders the famous Times Square neighborhood and is close to all the main subway lines (we're currently hiring remote employees as well!)

An Insider's view of Transfix

What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.


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What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team workouts
Transfix's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and fitness classes weekly.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Transfix sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Transfixers enjoy free lunch on Fridays from restaurants around NYC.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan offers a maximum reimbursement of $5000.
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!

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