Compliance Lead, India

Mumbai, India, India
Full Time
Mid Level

Branch Overview 

Branch delivers world-class financial services to the mobile generation. With offices in the United States, Nigeria, Kenya, and India, Branch is a for-profit socially conscious company that uses the power of data science to reduce the cost of delivering financial services in emerging markets. We believe that everyone, everywhere deserves fair financial access. The rapid spread of smartphones presents an opportunity for the world’s emerging middle class to access banking options and achieve financial flexibility. 

Branch’s mission-driven team is led by founder and former CEO of The company presents a rich opportunity for our team members to drive meaningful growth in rapidly evolving and changing markets. In 2019, Branch announced its Series C and has garnered more than $100M in funding with investments from leading Silicon Valley firms including Andreessen Horowitz, Trinity Capital, Foundation Capital, Visa, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

We value diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive working environment where human beings of all backgrounds can thrive. 

Job Overview

As a Compliance Lead,  you will work closely with various functional teams in India to manage compliance for the India business. You will be the primary SPOC for keeping up with the changing regulatory landscape and ensuring the organization evolves with the same in an effective manner.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain oversight of all regulatory developments in the NBFC/Banking/Payments related businesses to proactively manage the potential regulatory risk
  • Translate applicable requirements to Branch’s context and educate internal stakeholders
  • Setting up internal compliance reviews and assessment
  • Becoming primary POC for RBI, helping coordinate with other regulators, and the industry overall
  • Ensure adherence to regulations and internal policies by closely working with all the stakeholders
  • Helping the organization with industry best practices and develop a point of view on all regulatory matters
  • Ensuring all relevant disclosures


  • Qualification -  Law graduate, (CS is a plus) with 3-8 years of experience
  • Experience working with NBFCs or banks, fintech experience is a plus
  • Willing to work in a start-up environment - must be hands-on, willing to work as an individual contributor, and as part of a team. 
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good communication skills, and ability to create high-quality documentation and processes

Benefits of Joining

  • Mission-driven and fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Competitive salary 
  • A collaborative and flat company culture
  • Private health insurance for you
  • A monthly stipend over and above your CTC to set up and maintain a good internet connection at home
  • Laptop and headset provided by the company for the duration of the contract
  • Weekly team meals and social events (virtual for now!)

Branch International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not and will not discriminate in employment on any basis prohibited by applicable law.


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