Senior Manager, Regulatory Special Projects

Toronto or Remote (Canada)

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost. We're the company behind some of Canada's leading digital financial products, and are growing faster than ever.
Our team is reimagining what it means to manage your money. Smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value great work and great ideas — not ego. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, and want to ship often and make an impact with groundbreaking ideas. 
We’re a remote-first team and output is more important than face time, so where you choose to work is up to you — as long as you have internet access, you can work from anywhere in Canada. Be a part of our Canadian success story and help shape the financial future of millions — join us! Read our Culture Manual and learn more about how we work.
Reporting to Wealthsimple’s Director, Regulatory R&D, you will support Wealthsimple’s expansion into new product areas and growth initiatives while also helping to build a scaling machine.  

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Support the development of Wealthsimple’s regulatory programs by developing tools and automation strategies to make them more efficient
  • Manage regulatory projects and initiatives that cross multiple teams, including engineering, product, ops and client success
  • Collaborate with engineering and product leadership on technical OKRs and roadmaps that interface with regulatory priorities
  • Create, identify and provide insight into metrics that will improve performance and drive decisions
  • Using SQL, build reports and dashboards for ongoing monitoring and regulatory requests
  • Build risk assessment, testing, monitoring, and employee training tools
  • Drive efficiency by identifying and automating processes to help the team scale
  • Lead special project work
  • Support cross-functional teams on the design and execution of products and features that satisfy regulatory requirements
  • Communicate applicable risks, costs, progress, and results to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Use data to influence the direction of product roadmaps and inform business decisions
  • Support due diligence work required to evaluate third party vendors and partnerships for new products and growth initiatives

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Demonstrated success owning projects and developing metrics in high growth organizations and working closely with engineering teams
  • Experience analyzing large data sets and leveraging business intelligence tools to drive analysis to insight; experience with SQL and other programming languages is an asset
  • Comfort with ambiguity; comfortable owning large-scale and ill-defined problems, identifying where effort and investment is warranted, and seeing solutions through to completion
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated expertise collaborating with a wide range of technical experts (e.g., developers, data scientists, etc.)
  • A clear bias for action and the ability to act without being told what to do, takes full ownership over work and seeks help and input when needed
  • Strong communication skills; a great listener, able to speak plainly and truthfully and an excellent written communicator, able to convey complex ideas in a simple and easy-to-understand way for any audience
  • Experience leading and driving change with and without authority
  • The ability to bring structure and organization to any environment; independently plans and organizes proactively, focusing on key priorities and adapting when required
  • Honesty and integrity; doesn't cut corners and does what is right, not what is politically expedient
Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region(s): North America
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