BBVA is a global financial group with more than 135,000 employees and 67 million customers across 35 countries. BBVA is on a mission to be the world's #1 digital bank. BBVA is building the foremost digital banking franchise worldwide.
BBVA’s New Digital Businesses (NDB) is a global business unit that is disrupting the banking and financial services industry by investing in, partnering with, incubating, and acquiring fintech start-ups. With offices in Madrid, San Francisco, Hong Kong and London, NDB is a key piece of BBVA’s global innovation initiative. Through NDB, BBVA has acquired Simple (US), Holvi (Finland), and Openpay (Mexico). It owns a substantial stake in Atom (UK). It invests in fintechs like Prosper, Personal Capital, and Coinbase through its venture capital arm, Propel Venture Partners. And it is incubating a number of cutting-edge fintech start-ups including a bank-as-a-service platform that will allow developers to access the bank’s core processes via open APIs.
BBVA is looking for a Control Lead that will join our Venture Creation team in their San Francisco office to support the growth of our portfolio of early stage technology companies and ensure that their strategy, business, and operations align with their compliance, regulatory, risk management, and legal obligations.
What you’ll do:
As a key member of the team, the Control Lead will influence the evolution of these companies from the ideation stage, and will be accountable for delivery of First Line of Defense responsibilities during incubation and early market launch. Accordingly, the Control Lead will liaise with global/ New Digital Business (NDB) and country control functions, ensuring the strong two-way flow of information necessary for effective oversight and governance.
What you’ll bring: