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MasterCard Vice President, Risk & Regulatory Affairs in Beijing, China

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Job Title

Vice President, Risk & Regulatory Affairs

Major Accountabilities:

 Strategizes and implements policies and procedures to minimize risk exposure and drive the credit management infrastructure and proper controls

 Supports leadership, leveraging subject matter expertise regarding accounting principles, financial statements, generally accepted industry audit standards and internal control concepts

 Drives and implements cross-functional initiatives to deliver on risk goals, policies and procedures

 Manages and oversees preparations for Audit Committee meetings, prepares documents highlighting net exposure across regions and high-risk customers

 Manages and creates risk strategies (e.g. SOX 404 compliance) in order to optimize risk-related policies and regulations for multiple regions

 Liaises with business partners to develop, manage and document best practices for risk processes; may assist in regional treasury operations and solutions

 Oversees multiple internal and external project-based teams to implement risk plans and reviews

 Manages one or more teams, conducts goal setting and performance appraisal processes, coaches and develops employees as an organizational resource

 Develops and executes regulatory strategy for a business area that is aligned new business long-term business goals with that of the regulatory asks

 Liaises and develops relationships with regulatory policymakers to advocate on issues impacting the new business

 Plays a lead role in addressing critical, high risk and/or enterprise-wide business issues with regulators, often serving as a bridge for new business leaders and teams

 Provides thought leadership and subject matter expertise on regulatory issues for a specific area and often called upon to represent the new business at external industry events, contributing to expert panels and sharing white papers and best practices, etc., to enhance the organization's brands and efficiency

 Ideally has some understanding of the risk and regulatory requirements of PBOC’s Bankcard switching requirements and other relevant regulatory guidelines

Education (preferred):

 Degree in Public Policy, Legal Studies and/or other related field preferred

 Experience in payments industry a huge plus

Knowledge/Experience (preferred):

 Managed a complex, global credit exposure management infrastructure and/or assessed credit risks

 Experience collaborating cross-functionally to identify and implement best practice risk processes

 Successfully managed and ensured compliance throughout a complex global organization

 Demonstrated successful oversight of the management and resolution of high-risk issues to ensure completeness

 Proven track record in anticipating and effectively translating changes in regulatory landscape into business and technology strategies

 Experience initiating and managing investigations of enterprise wide and/or strategic high-risk business compliance issues


 Strong presentation, facilitation, and communication skills (both verbal and written)

 Ability to analyse complex issues and provide direction towards their resolution

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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Requisition ID: R-96679