Director, ERM Third Party Audits & Due Diligence

Lending Club (NYSE: LC) opened in 2007 with one simple mission: create a more efficient, transparent and customer-friendly alternative to the traditional banking system that offers creditworthy borrowers lower interest rates and investors better returns. Today, we’re the world’s largest online credit marketplace, and we’re radically changing the way lending operates. We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received, including being named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, a CNBC Disruptor 50, and one of The World’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance by Fast Company. We’re conveniently located in downtown San Francisco, California.

Director, ERM Third Party Audits & Due Diligence

About the Role:

The Lending Club ERM Director of Third Party Audits and Due Diligence is a bright, resourceful, quick learner who can manage and prioritize an evolving workload in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. This person will play a key role in helping Lending Club build investor confidence by coordinating investor and third-party examinations, as well as by developing a scalable process that provides ongoing assurance to outside parties and potential investors. This role will also assist with other Risk Management and Compliance initiatives as needed. This role will report to the Senior Risk Management Director.

Job Description:

  • Act as main contact and company liaison for investor and third party examinations
  • Provide guidance and help rationalize the scope of third-party reviews with our Investor Group counterparts. Coordinate documentation requests with multiple business partners and manage walkthrough meetings.
  • Anticipate and manage obstacles and formulate effective solutions
  • Manage remediation plans to address examination findings and communicate exam results to management
  • Collect and analyze exam results to identify areas of risk or opportunities for improvement
  • Develop and implement continuous monitoring programs to build efficiencies into the process
  • Gain proficiency in Investor Reporting, using the Investor Portal and other internal programs
  • Build, develop and maintain strong business relationships with business and technology partners
  • Other duties as assigned that will include Risk Management or Compliance initiatives

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of Fin Tech or Financial Services industry experience
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication, exceptional interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to streamline complex processes
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines with excellent follow-up skills
  • Comfortable with a “hands-on” approach and balancing multiple, competing priorities and changes in scope/direction, all with a high sense of urgency
  • Ability to identify opportunities to improve or automate processes
  • Comfortable collaborating with business stakeholders, identifying and addressing business needs through building solid relationships
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change very quickly with minimal supervision
  • Project management experience, a plus
  • 3 to 4 years auditing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, a plus
  • CPA, CISA or CIA, a plus


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