Current Openings

Licensing Senior Compliance Professional

Company:          Chartwell is one of North America’s preeminent providers of federal and state regulatory compliance consulting to money services, payments, and financial technology businesses entering or expanding into regulated areas of North America. The company also services banks and institutional investors. Chartwell’s employees are home‐based and spread throughout the U.S.

Place of Work:  Work will be conducted from home.

Target Start:      Immediate.

Certifications:   Paralegal, CAMS, CRCM, CCCS, CCBCO, CFE, PMP and related are preferred, but not required.

Base Salary:       Dependent on experience.

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency;
  • At least 8-10 years of related experience;
  • Experience with State Money Services Business licensing/government regulated activity, financial technology, or payments businesses;
  • Ability to hit the ground running with a high degree of familiarity with NMLS;
  • Personal and professional integrity;
  • Customer-facing work experience/work well with people at all levels;
  • High self-initiative and strong group leadership abilities/team player;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Quick, efficient, highly organized and able to get up to speed rapidly;
  • At ease multi-tasking under deadlines and working outside comfort zone;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office products;
  • Excited about working in a small but established company with an entrepreneurial spirit

Main Duties:

  • Subject matter expert on state regulatory, exam and licensing pertaining to money transmitter licenses (consumer lending licensing, gaming licensing desired too).
  • Managing state money transmission license acquisition including preparation of licensing applications and work required thereunder by the parties involved;
  • Research of licensing requirements;
  • Serving as a subject matter expert to client base and Chartwell team on state regulatory, exam and licensing matters;
  • Resolve outstanding issues identified in the application process;
  • Providing non-legal outreach to state regulators,
  • Guidance and confirmations on state regulatory requirements;
  • Providing state license maintenance, exam support, and services related to keeping in good standing with states;
  • Managing specialized state projects such as transfers of control and regulatory remediation;
  • Ad Hoc contributions to other areas in the Company. e.g., identifying future hires, updating and building testing workpapers, contributing to Chartwell’s internal Compass publication, etc.

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job

To apply for this position, email careers@chartwellcompliance.com.

Licensing Senior Compliance Professional (License Maintenance)

Company:          Chartwell is one of North America’s preeminent providers of federal and state regulatory compliance consulting to money services, payments, and financial technology businesses entering or expanding into regulated areas of North America. The company also services banks and institutional investors. Chartwell’s employees are home‐based and spread throughout the U.S.

Place of Work:  Work will be conducted from home.

Target Start:      Immediate.

Base Salary:       Highly competitive dependent on experience.

Certifications:   Paralegal, CAMS, CRCM, CCCS, CCBCO, CFE, PMP and related are preferred, but not required.

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency;
  • At least 8-10 years of related experience;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office products;
  • Experience as a paralegal with the acquisition and / or maintenance of Money Transmitter Licenses for MSBs, fintechs, payment companies is the ideal candidate;
  • Knowledge of Money Transmitter Licensing maintenance and administration;
  • Ability to hit the ground running with a high degree of familiarity with NMLS;
  • Customer-facing work experience and to work well with people at all levels of a client’s business;
  • High self-initiative, proactive and strong team player;
  • Personal and professional integrity;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good project management skills with superior attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Quick, efficient, highly organized and able to get up to speed rapidly;
  • At ease multi-tasking under deadlines, calm under pressure, flexible and working outside comfort zone;
  • Sets and works to high standards and goals;
  • Open to others’ ideas and feedback and a thirst to learn;
  • Excited about working in a small but established company with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Main Duties:

  • Subject matter expert on state regulatory, exam and licensing pertaining to money transmitter licenses (consumer lending and gaming licensing desired too);
  • Maintenance and Administration of state money transmitter licenses including monthly, quarterly reporting including MSB Call Reports, annual renewals;
  • Serving as a subject matter expert to client base and Chartwell team on state regulatory, exam and licensing matters;
  • Resolve outstanding issues identified with client’s money transmitter licenses;
  • Providing state license maintenance, exam support, and services related to keeping in good standing with states;
  • Managing specialized state projects such as transfers of control, material change notifications and regulatory remediation;
  • Research of licensing requirements;
  • Providing non-legal outreach to state regulators;
  • Guidance and confirmations on state regulatory requirements;
  • Ad Hoc contributions to other areas in the Company. e.g., identifying future hires, updating and building testing workpapers, contributing to Chartwell’s internal Compass publication, etc.

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job

To apply for this position, email careers@chartwellcompliance.com.

Fintech Senior Compliance Professional (Gaming Focus)

Company:          Chartwell is one of North America’s preeminent providers of federal and state regulatory compliance consulting to money services, payments, and financial technology businesses entering or expanding into regulated areas of North America. The company also services banks and institutional investors. Chartwell’s employees are home‐based and spread throughout the U.S.

Place of Work:  Work will be conducted from home and include 40% -70% travel (fluctuating / time of year dependent).

Target Start:      Immediate.

Base Salary:       Highly competitive dependent on experience.

Certifications:   CAMS, CRCM, CCCS, CCBCO, CFE and related are preferred, but not required.

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency;
  • At least 7 years of AML compliance related experience;
  • Experience with financial technology (“FINTECH”), third‐party payment processors, and money services businesses;
  • Experience with U.S. based gaming companies i.e. Sportsbook, Daily Fantasy, iGaming, Games of Skill;
  • Prior consulting experience or experience in internal compliance reviews or audits;
  • High self‐initiative and strong group leadership abilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Quick, efficient, highly organized, and able to get up to speed rapidly;
  • At ease multi‐tasking under deadlines and working outside comfort zone;
  • Excited about working in a small but established company with an entrepreneurial spirit; and

Plusses, but not required: experience with virtual currency, NY 504, deposit, non‐U.S. AML and regulatory compliance, lending, and mortgage regulations applicable to banks, AML Banking, fraud prevention, consumer compliance, state MSB licensing, and financial safety and soundness.

Main Duties:

  • Develop Gaming Compliance programs (gaming specific policies and procedures) for Sportsbook, Daily Fantasy, iGaming, Games of Skill;
  • Assist in implementation of Gaming Compliance programs for Sportsbook, Daily Fantasy, iGaming, Games of Skill;
  • Conduct independent reviews, on and off site, and diagnostic assessments of BSA/AML/OFAC compliance, issue written reports and workpapers, and communicate results with customers;
  • Identify potential compliance risks and recommend resolutions and/or escalate to appropriate individuals to determine if further investigation is necessary; Develop test scripts corresponding to scope of the testing engagement and business expectations;
  • Collaborate with business lines to develop remediation plans to resolve control weaknesses identified through testing;
  • Track and validate the implementation of remedial actions submitted by the remedial actions owners to verify that issues were remediated; follow up as necessary;
  • Monitor regulatory activities and industry developments to identify trends and emerging issues that may impact the clients and may require changes to the compliance testing program;
  • Build, enhance or localize compliance programs including BSA/AML/OFAC risk assessments, KYC, policies, procedures, internal controls, and transaction monitoring and watchlist systems;
  • Provide compliance training;
  • Perform AML model validation;
  • Assist clients with day-to-day compliance requirements;
  • Serve as subject matter expert to customers;
  • Assist with cultivating new business with existing and new clients, participating in proposal development, and networking;
  • Ad Hoc contributions to other areas in the Company. e.g., identifying future hires, updating and building testing workpapers, contributing to Chartwell’s internal Compass publication, etc.

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job

To apply for this position, email careers@chartwellcompliance.com.