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Global Payments, Inc. Director, Compliance in Lindon, Utah

Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results. We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions. Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow.

Manages the development, implementation, and enforcement of the compliance program as well as planning, directing, and administering risk management programs related to technology, operations, regulatory, legal, financial and other types of risk. This may include establishing risk tolerance guidelines and policies and ensuring the risk exposure of the organization is within these guidelines.

Working with other functions, develops governance control programs including information security, business resiliency, data governance, data privacy and other various risk areas. Proactively assesses compliance levels with internal policies and external requirements. Oversees internal and external compliance audits including but not limited:

  • Internal: Internal Audit, Security Audits, Vendor Mgt, Business Resiliency, Data Governance, Data Privacy


    Develops processes for effective and efficient reporting and data analysis to minimize risk exposure. Consults on an ongoing basis on related issues with managers and executives. Ensures conformance with applicable laws and regulations and ensures regular training is conducted on compliance issues.

What Part Will You Play?

  • Develops operational compliance policies and programs based on global regulatory guidelines, requirements and best practices for governance, data security, privacy, ethical business practices, and financial services industry standards. Evaluates changes to requirements and best practices to appropriately incorporate into policies and programs. Assesses, monitors and verifies implementation of compliant business processes.

  • Controls, delivers and manages risk activities across the company. Leads the identification, examination and analysis of process designs, overall control effectiveness, risk mitigation. Improves operational assurance and risk practices. Enforces and administers an established and centralized risk management repository related to compliance, conformance and quantified key risks, within risk tolerance guidelines and with defined mitigation measures.

  • Directs delivery and management of complex client assurance assignments to ensure positive outcomes. Acts as main contact for audit teams at a senior level, assesses and challenges scope, controls delivery of preaudit requests, and manages postaudit responses. Maintains the Audit Tracker. Briefs executives and provides input to contract negotiations and supports the Assurance Team on specialist audit matters.

  • Controls and delivers business continuity planning. Drives the annual continuity plan review and desktop scenario exercise to deliver business resilience. Acts as the initial contact point for continuity incidents and coordinates the invocation of the Executive Incident Management. Leads continuity awareness and education initiatives across the business and maintains on-going interaction with the continuity team.

  • Champions statutory compliance and ethical initiatives. Reviews and calibrates compliance test content with the compliance team, drives test completion through the Business Unit Risk Management Coordinator (BURMC) community. Leads daily compliance monitoring activities. Acts as the subject matter expert for anti-bribery, data protection and data retention for internal and external inquiries. Coordinates Data Breach Task Force activities with the compliance team.

  • Develops and provides business unit, executive, and Board of Director risk and compliance reporting that meets regulatory requirements and assists internal risk-based decision making via governance presentations. Directs the enterprise strategic risk assessment and writes the annual risk and compliance report which identifies gaps, emerging threats, financial exposure and client impact, and provides remediation action plans. Presents effective and efficient reporting updates on audit, regulatory, risk exposure, governance matters and IT service continuity priorities and procedures. Monitors significant risks to ensure they are actively managed and reported.

  • Provides business compliance requirements documentation for network initiatives researches issues. Provides compliance guidance and responds to requests for assistance from the business and technology teams pertaining to compliance rules. Provides clarity pertaining to network enforcement policies and procedures. Ensures that company achieves and maintains network compliance certification status by facilitating and managing all aspects of processor level testing and certification components.

  • Designs, develops, implements and continuously improves compliance risk procedures, practices, processes and methodologies to maintain a proactive, risk-based compliance oversight program. Develops action plans for advancing compliance initiative and for resolving outstanding compliance issues. Anticipates how the organization must adapt to changes in the industry to sustain competitive advantage.

  • Not an exhaustive list; other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Relevant Experience or Degree in: related field of study from an accredited university is required; however, relevant experience in lieu of a degree may be considered.

  • Typically a minimum of 10 years

  • Related professional experience including a minimum of 5-6 years experience in a managerial position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

  • Related field of study from an accredited university.

  • Prior Global Payments, payment or technology industry experience is preferred.

    Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

    Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

    Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading pure play payments technology company delivering innovative software and services to our customers globally. Our technologies, services and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of solutions that allow our customers to operate their businesses more efficiently across a variety of channels around the world.

    Headquartered in Georgia with nearly 24,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with worldwide reach spanning over 100 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. For more information, visit www.globalpaymentsinc.com and follow Global Payments on Twitter (@globalpayinc), LinkedIn and Facebook.