Regulatory Compliance Specialist



Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

About Nubank

Nubank was founded in 2013 to free people from a bureaucratic, slow and inefficient financial system. Since then, through innovative technology and outstanding customer service, the company has been redefining people's relationships with money across Latin America. With operations in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia, Nubank is today one of the largest digital banking platforms and technology-leading companies in the world.

Today, Nubank is a global company, with offices in São Paulo (Brazil), Mexico City (Mexico), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bogotá (Colombia), Durham (United States), and Berlin (Germany). It was founded in 2013 in Sao Paulo, by Colombian David Vélez, and cofounded by Brazilian Cristina Junqueira and American Edward Wible. For more information, visit

Our Compliance Chapter

The Compliance Team has a very special role in our mission: support the company’s growth by identifying the regulatory risks that NU faces; designing and implementing controls to protect Nu from such risks; and by providing advisory to the Business on regulations and internal policies to create the best product or service that follows with these external and internal regulations and standards.

Responsibilities assigned to you might be related to:

  • Research regulations and project management for its implementation.
    Project management related to new regulations and licensing processes.
  • Lead efforts and align requirements towards new financial licenses.
  • Evaluate from a compliance perspective new products and features to be launched.
  • Keep other teams abreast of requirements by researching regulatory and filing information; writing and communicating guidelines
  • .Provide advisory to other teams about the regulation to establish new processes or controls.
  • Monitor and respond to inquiries received from Regulators, Auto Regulatory bodies or Auditors.
  • Create and update Compliance policies and procedures.Liaise and work closely with various teams to enhance systems and processes related to Compliance.
  • Coordinate or support regulatory reviews or audits.
  • Support in identifying regulatory gaps and tracking its implementation.


  • +7 years' or above experience in regulatory compliance, AML or regulatory areas for Banks, SOFIPO and/or Fintechs.
  • Proven experience in filing and obtention of financial licenses such as Fintech or Bank and project management for that.
  • Experience with CNBV & Banxico regulatory requirements for Financial Institutions.
  • Ability to develop policies and procedures from scratch and implement them.Ability to conduct regulatory advisory and law interpretation by providing consultation to business areas as well as internal clients.
  • Ability to tackle complex problems involving several topics/variables, such as business, regulatory, finance and product.
  • Ability to work and lead through influence multidisciplinary teams (product, software engineering, data science, analysts and customer service).
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently.Great team player, communication (written and verbal) and listening skills.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish.

How We Work

You act like you own the company where you work.
You are enthusiastic about building partnerships with other teams.
You are willing to go the extra mile and get involved in many areas
You challenge the status quo
You thrive in dynamic, fast-paced, results-oriented teams.
You are hungry and enjoy being constantly challenged to learn and do more

Core Benefits

  • Nubank equity
  • Health and life insurance
  • Food card
  • 15 days of paid vacation with 25% vacation bonus
  • Holiday Bonus ("Aguinaldo") of 30 days of pay per year
  • NuCare - Our mental health and wellness assistance program
  • NuLanguage - Our language learning program
  • Extended maternity and paternity leaves