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Sr. Manager, HCC Policy & Program Management at Stash

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Want to help everyday Americans invest and build wealth? Financial inequality is increasing, and too many people are getting left behind. At Stash, we are passionate about democratizing wealth creation through education, advice, and products that help customers achieve greater financial freedom.

We are seeking a Senior Manager, Holding Company Compliance Policy and Program Management with a strong working knowledge of federal and state investment management and retail broker dealer laws and regulations,  to develop a Stash-wide compliance program and collaborating across functional teams within Compliance, as well as Legal, Risk, Operations, Product, Engineering, and key business partners. 

The successful candidate will have a broad based knowledge of financial services regulations and industry standards, a willingness to dive deep into a subject and build a tailored, streamlined approach to complex issues across Stash.

Stash’s Compliance team is composed of a diverse array of individuals. The team approaches its work with curiosity and enthusiasm, and encourages teammates to participate in the broader Stash community. The team seeks to exceed expectations and expects the same excellence of each teammate.

When it comes to regulatory and ethical standards at Stash, exceeding the standard is the standard. 

The Compliance team’s recruitment and selection process is built upon the belief that a candidate’s alignment with the team’s ethos is more important than a candidate’s skills and experience.  The team values open-mindedness, conscientiousness, and equanimity.  Candidates are evaluated on character first, aptitude second, and skills third.  Your objective during the recruitment process should be to gain insight into the team’s ethos, as well as to clarify for interviewers why you want to support our mission, why you would be well suited for such a calling, and how your track record of experience evidences alignment with the team ethos and the company mission.

Holding Company Compliance is responsible for developing an enterprise-wide view of compliance risks and developing enterprise-wide approaches to issuance of policies, ethics programs, and other matters.  Additionally, the team provides training, advice and reports on the effectiveness of Stash's compliance programs.

What you’ll do: 

  • Actively participate in the development of an enterprise-wide compliance program
  • Identify and test compliance topics on an end-to-end enterprise wide basis to identify synergies, gaps and recommend streamlined approaches (horizontal compliance testing) 
  • Assess and recommend tailored approaches to enterprise compliance topics, including policies, procedures and training
  • Lead the build-out of enterprise wide programs and conduct periodic assessments of effectiveness
  • Prepare written reports for the Sr. Director of Holding Company Compliance detailing identified issues and action plans resulting from horizontal and vertical testing
  • Participate in due diligence and monitoring of new, modified, or expanded products and services and regulations
  • Partner with Legal, Risk, and units within Compliance to manage the information flow of compliance advice, support, and requirements gathering with respect to Product, Operations, and Engineering 

Who we’re looking for:

  • 7+ years of experience in Investment Management or Broker-Dealer compliance or risk management in the financial services industry
  • Experience with compliance testing/audits and compliance risk management
  • Experience in implementing process improvements
  • Highly-developed interpersonal skills and an aptitude for building strong relationships with stakeholders across various seniority levels and specialties through the use of engaging, courteous, and persuasive communication styles.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and an aptitude for thinking clearly about complex issues under conditions of ambiguity, uncertainty, and high pressure.
  • Exemplary attention to detail, exceptional analytical skills, and strong judgment skills.
  • Experience prioritizing, planning, and executing on compliance requirements for large projects
  • Experience developing and implementing new policies, strategies, and work processes across multiple operational units and business affiliates
  • Ability to exercise strong judgment and decision-making in a collaborative consensus-driven environment

Gold Stars:

  • Experience managing compliance risks arising from a platform-as-a-service FinTech
  • Experience managing compliance risks arising from diverse regulatory environments
  • Experience implementing policy frameworks and/or compliance risk frameworks
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager and other relevant professional certifications

At Stash it is our mission to help everyday Americans invest and build wealth. That includes people of all races,  genders, and abilities, so it is important to us to acknowledge and address the issues of inequality in financial services head on. 

Diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products. Our success is directly related to our employees and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.

If you require any reasonable accommodations to make your application process more accessible please reach out to [email protected]

Invest in Yourself: 

  • Equity & Stash Accounts [Invest, Retire, Custodial, Bank]                     
  • Flexible PTO 
  • Learning & Development Fund 
  • Work from Home Stipends
  • Parental Leave [Primary & Secondary]


  • BuiltIn’s Best Places to Work (2019, 2020, 2021) 
  • Forbes Fintech 50 (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
  • Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product - Stock-Back® Card, 2020
  • LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019 & 2020)

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Where we are

We offer employees the choice and flexibility to work where you want from anywhere in the US or UK. We offer stipends to make home offices productive and for those who don't live near our NYC and London offices, to secure space when they want it.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • iOSLanguages
    • AndroidLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PlayFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail

What are Stash Perks + Benefits

Stash Benefits Overview

Work remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or U.K.
Excellent medical, dental & vision insurance
Unlimited* time off
Paid parental leave
Learning & Development stipend
Work from home stipend

Volunteer in local community
Our mission is all about helping people - and that lives beyond our products. Whether holiday gifts for kids, or providing donations through our ERGs, giving back is important to Stashers.
Partners with Nonprofits
We are proud to partner with Comp Sci High, The Greenwood Project, and the National Society of Black Engineers.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Stash is proud to have a DEI Committee with a commitment to promoting an environment that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive for all people.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Stash provides training, deepening the company's understanding of unconscious bias and the effects it has on the workplace. We also hosted anti-racism and inclusive leadership training for all leads.
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
At Stash, Employee Resource Groups like Black Magic, LatinXcellence, and [email protected] are committed to increasing DEI knowledge among Stash employees.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Building a diverse and inclusive culture is central to our mission. Over 50% of hires so far in 2021 identify as women and almost 50% identify as Black, LatinX or Asian.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Dental insurance is free to employees.
Vision Benefits
Vision benefits are free to employees.
Health Insurance Benefits
We offer 4 health plans: PPO, HDHP and EPO. Half of our plans are only a few dollars per pay period.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
In addition to employee groups that run meditation sessions and exercise challenges, we have weekly Wellness virtual training sessions.
Mental Health Benefits
Mental health benefits are through our medical plans EAP and OneMedical. We've hosted Roundtables about stress, finding balance and selecting a therapist.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Stashers decide if they wish to be fully remote, in the office, or in between. We offer stipends to make home offices comfortable and WeWork passes for those outside our NYC and London offices.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Since going remote, we periodically offer free lunches and sweet treats as perks. We still have our quarterly anniversary luncheon and a bi-weekly lunch with the Founders as well.
Happy Hours
When and where we can :)
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Stipend to maintain an ergonomic home working environment + monthly internet reimbursement
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Annual Learning and Development Stipend
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
We host weekly Roundtable and Wellness events, monthly Tech and Tells, bi-annual Hackathons.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Engineering Cross-Team Pair Up Mentorship Program is a great way for a Mentor or a Mentee to work with engineers on projects that are outside of their regular sprint work.
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our People-First approach, offers employees the flexibility to work in a hybrid work environment (full time remote to full time in an office or anything in between from anywhere in the US or UK). For those who choose to be in-office, we just opened gorgeous spaces in SoHo, NYC and the Paddington area, London.

Our teams appreciate a commitment to fun and learning. We host weekly All Hands, Roundtable, Wellness events, monthly Tech and Tells, bi-annual Hackathons and take Halloween very seriously.

Building a diverse and inclusive culture is also central to our mission. Over 50% of our hires this year identify as women and almost 50% of our hires identify as Black, Latin X or Asian.

We are growing in customers, in employees, in revenue and in opportunity. We’re moving in the right direction—and we’re just getting started!

An Insider's view of Stash

What are some social events your company does?

We have an incredibly strong social culture and people programming that ensures learning and fun are built into many moments. Weekly we host an All Hands, learning Roundtables, as well as Wellness events. Monthly there are Tech and Tells, and our bi-annual Hackathons are a part of Stash's success and DNA.

Meg Conaty

VP, Talent Acquisition

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m most excited to see our many projects converge! Stash design teams have been working in concert to improve our visual system and solve long-standing customer problems. Soon customers will notice a visually tighter app with a clearer user experience, all thanks to the thoughtful coordination and hard work of all of our designers & researchers!

Quinn Ryan

Senior Product Designer

How does the company support your career growth?

As a growing company we believe that our people are our first customers. We invest in their growth in a few ways such as Learning & Development stipends, custom, manager and leadership development programs as well as peer development and coaching for all employees.


Sr. Director, Talent & Culture

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Building a diverse and inclusive culture is central to our mission. We believe in the richness that comes from working with people of different backgrounds and perspectives. Over 50% of hires this year identify as women and almost 50% identify as Black, LatinX or Asian. We’re moving in the right direction—and we’re just getting started!

Erick Smith

Talent & Diversity Manager

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I’ve lived in New York since I was born. However, during the pandemic, I made the decision to move to improve my quality of life and enjoy the beach. By allowing employees to be located in a place that best suits them , Stash reinforces that we’re a people-centric organization.

Rebecca St. Aime-Williams


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