Position Summary:
We are looking for a Compliance Counsel to join our growing Legal team. This position is remote and based in the USA. This full-time position will be responsible for supporting the management of legal compliance of Velocity Global's operations. This individual will report to our Vice President of Compliance / US EOR Legal.

  • Supporting the management of US legal business compliance
  • Managing Velocity Global's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program
  • Develop company legal strategies to reduce potential areas of compliance risk
  • Review company policies and practices on a regular basis to ensure that all are in compliance and assist in developing legal strategy and advising on compliance relating to key business initiatives
  • Support management of company regulatory compliance, including Economic, Sustainability, and Growth (ESG) and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Provide legal support on merger and acquisition diligence
  • Present company compliance training
  • Productively work from home with minimal supervision
  • Managing Velocity Global's KYC and AML programs along with general Vendor management
  • Support in the development of IPO ready compliance program

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school licensed to practice law in the USA, and in good standing with the relevant bar association(s) in the USA where licensed to practice law
  • 5+ years of legal compliance experience preferred
  • Business proficiency in the English language is required
  • Demonstrate experience with handling multiple cases at the same time, service-orientated quick turnarounds, project management, and providing practical compliant solutions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills; capable of identifying and prioritizing issues and escalating where appropriate
  • High level of personal integrity and professional ethics
  • Experience with Employer of Record (EOR), contingent workforce management, and/or international hiring practices is highly desired
  • Adaptable and flexible – able to juggle between and deliver on a variety of tasks, ready for a challenge