Risk & Compliance Specialist

Location: Remote

Job Posted
Feb 03, 2024
Company: LeafLink

Company & Role Overview


About LeafLink

The Role

What You'll Be Doing

  • In partnership with key stakeholders, develop, implement, and maintain risk and compliance policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with regulatory requirements and appropriate communication and training on established compliance processes.
  • Coordinate day-to-day risk and compliance activities, including supporting audits and the implementation of new products and services, which will require collaboration with various teams to gather and analyze data to identify possible areas of risk and implement appropriate controls and measures to mitigate these risks.
  • Monitor licensing and tax compliance to ensure LeafLink customers adhere to cannabis regulatory requirements. This includes conducting regular reviews to ensure that proper licensing has been obtained and maintained throughout the customer's life cycle, staying current on relevant changes to cannabis licensing and tax requirements, and providing guidance and support to internal stakeholders to ensure their continued compliance with established procedures.
  • Research and respond to licensing and tax compliance inquiries about LeafLink's prospective and existing customers to assist business areas across the company in navigating complex state regulatory requirements, providing them with clear guidelines on different state and local laws regarding cannabis sales, distribution, and taxation.
  • Conduct ongoing compliance reviews to ensure policy requirements and implementing procedures are followed across the company and validate the operating effectiveness of established compliance controls.
  • Assign and monitor compliance training assignments and policy acknowledgments to ensure timely completion, and as needed, deliver ad-hoc training in response to a change in regulation or internal practice to address updates accordingly.
  • Seek guidance from outside consultants when needed to ensure the sustainability of LeafLink's risk and compliance management programs and provide adequate guidance and direction to internal stakeholders.

What You'll Bring to the Team

  • 2-5 years of experience in compliance management within the financial services sector, preferably with a focus on digital banking fintech or similar technology-driven environments.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to research and interpret complex regulatory requirements and develop practical compliance solutions.
  • A solid foundation in risk management frameworks, banking financial regulatory requirements, and compliance principles.
  • Ability to quickly grasp and assimilate complex information across multiple business functions and make/influence rapid fact-based decisions, recognizing potential problems and quickly escalating them to the appropriate levels of management.
  • Possess great self-motivation and a high level of initiative. Expected to work autonomously with minimal supervision, prioritize tasks properly, and manage time efficiently.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g, CERP, CRCM) are preferred but not required.

LeafLink Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible PTO - you're going to be working hard so enjoy time off with no cap!
  • A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink's success
  • 5 Days of Volunteer Time Off (VTO) - giving back is important to us and we want our employees to prioritize cultivating a better community
  • Competitive compensation and 401k
  • Comprehensive healthcoverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Commuter Benefits through our Flexible Spending Account

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Career Advancement, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Free Snacks / Drinks, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Summer Fridays, Work From Home / Remote

Working Environment

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About LeafLink

LeafLink is the unified B2B cannabis platform, empowering thousands of licensed cannabis brands and retailers across North America with the tools and technology they need to streamline ordering, payments, and logistics.