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Business Risk and Compliance Specialist (Revenue and Payroll)



Accounting & Finance, Legal
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Who we are is what we do.

Deel and our family of growing companies are made up of global teams dedicated to helping businesses hire anyone, anywhere, easily.

The team comprises over three thousand self-driven individuals spanning over 100 countries, and our unified yet diverse culture keeps us continually learning and innovating the platform and products for customers.

Companies should be able to hire the best talent anywhere in the world, so we are building the best platform to make that a reality. Our market-leading technology, expertise, and global team are crucial to the platform’s success. We deliver the best products and features in our space, enabling millions of jobs worldwide and connecting the global workforce with the best companies and opportunities.

Why should you be part of our success story?

A 30-mile hiring radius should no longer dictate how companies hire because exceptional talent lives everywhere. Deel sees a world without hiring borders and endless talent that pairs perfect candidates with great companies.

We offer global teams all the tools they need to hire, onboard, manage, pay, and scale at full speed. We aim to foster a diverse global economy by building a generational platform that seamlessly connects companies with talent worldwide.

After our successful Series D in 2021, we raised another $50M in 2023, doubling our valuation to $12B. There’s never been a more exciting time to join Deel — the international payroll and compliance market leader.

Deel is seeking a diligent and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Revenue and Payroll Risk Analyst and Mitigation Plan Implementer. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying potential Revenue and Payroll risks, analysing their potential impact, and developing and implementing strategies to mitigate those risks effectively with relevant teams in Deel. Your work will be crucial in safeguarding our operations, financial integrity, and reputation against various threats and uncertainties by developing and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Risk Identification: Utilize various methods such as risk assessments, scenario analysis, and trend analysis to identify potential risks to Deel.

  • Risk Analysis: Assess the likelihood and potential impact of identified risks on the organization's objectives, projects, and initiatives. Analyse both quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate risk severity and prioritize mitigation efforts.

  • Mitigation Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams (like: product team/operational team etc’) to develop efficient and comprehensive mitigation tailored to specific risks. This may involve proposing process improvements by establishing automated controls within systems, define scheduled reports that will highlight unreconciled data.

  • Mitigation Plan Implementation: Lead the implementation of mitigation plans by coordinating with relevant stakeholders, monitoring progress, and ensuring adherence to established timelines.

  • Monitoring and Reporting: Establish monitoring mechanisms to track the effectiveness of implemented mitigation measures. Generate regular reports and updates for senior management, highlighting key risk exposures, mitigation efforts, and emerging trends.

  • Compliance and Regulation: Stay informed about relevant industry regulations, standards, and best practices related to risk management. Ensure that mitigation plans align with regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  • Continuous Maintenance and Improvement: Proactively verify that the risks are mitigated by the relevant controls and identify opportunities to enhance the organization's risk management processes and procedures. Recommend and implement improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of risk mitigation efforts.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, risk management, or a related field.

  • Proven experience of 3-5 years in Revenue and Payroll risk management, preferably within a fintech company/systems-oriented environment.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data, identify trends and characterize appropriate reports for the purpose of performing controls.

  • Proficient with analytical tools/BI tools.

  • Ability to understand complex concepts and provide streamline solutions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across different levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities effectively.

  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in work output.

Work Environment

You will work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, interacting with cross-functional teams to address revenue and payroll-related risks. This role may require occasional travel for meetings, training, or audit purposes.

Total Rewards

Our workforce deserves fair and competitive pay that meets them where they are. With scalable benefits, rewards, and perks, our total rewards programs reflect our commitment to inclusivity and access for all.

Some things you’ll enjoy

  • Provided computer equipment tailored to your role

  • Stock grant opportunities dependent on your role, employment status and location

  • Additional perks and benefits based on your employment status and country

  • The flexibility of remote work, including WeWork access where available

At Deel, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy or maternity or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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