PCI Compliance Program Manager, Treasury Operations - Division of Financial Affairs

Washington D.C.
Apr 18, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
Finance, Management
Full Time
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PCI Compliance Program Manager, Treasury Operations - Division of Financial Affairs

The Compliance Program Manager administers the University's Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance Program, coordinating efforts with departments across the University to ensure the University is operating in a PCI compliant manner and working with merchant banks and vendors in order to ensure that credit card processing products are PCI compliant and match the needs to University departments.  Reporting to the Director of Treasury Operations, the Compliance Program Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:

PCI Management Program

  • Oversees and manages Campus-Based Service Center PCI program: manages communication with all stakeholders including service centers, coordinators, and merchants; maintains appropriate communications with internal and external stakeholders, including GU's acquiring bank; and maintains and monitors an annual calendar of PCI Compliance activities and deliverables.
  • Provides regular program updates and reports to Management.

Merchant Payment Processing Management

  • Monitors scope of GU's merchant payment processing environment: evaluates new requests, including requests for new merchants and new lines of business; analyzes and monitors impact of new activity on scope of payment processing environment; and reviews, approves and employs new technologies to minimize scope of payment processing environment.
  • Manages and maintains all merchant payment processing-related documentation: merchant reporting environment and access; merchant equipment and account information, and list of accepted solutions for payment processing

Third Party Payment Processing Management

  • Evaluates and approve all third-party contracts involved in payment processing for the University, be it a University merchant or third- party merchant. 
  • Coordinates internal resources to review, vet, and document third-party payment solutions, including gateways, processors and front-end systems and participate in contracts process from system selection through contract negotiation and renewal - and as necessary vetting of new technologies and engaging in mechanisms that allow us to manage and/or reduce our scope: ensures all suppliers and third-party service providers who accept credit cards at the University are PCI compliant and operate in a manner consistent with University policies; oversees and documents annual review of all existing suppliers and third-party service providers to ensure continued compliance; employs different tiers of oversight; and develops and maintains a list of approved third party service providers for credit card payment mechanisms.

PCI Compliance Program

  • Oversees and manages the program, including executive of deliverable: Project Plan and updates; Gap Assessments, if needed; Annual Self-Assessment Questionnaire/Attestation of Compliance; Service Center audits; and Management reporting.
  • Manages engagements with outside expertise and coordinates internal resources for successful execution of all PCI deliverables.
  • Stays abreast of changes in current applicable contractual obligations and regulations, such as Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, and recommends updates to policies and program.
  • Maintains repository of program-level documentation of the process and procedures surrounding payment acceptance.
  • Performs PCI risk management, including conducting annual risk assessment, reports and escalates risks, unauthorized and/or non-compliant merchant accounts, third-parties or other activity to the PCI Working Group; documents risk exception requests for management consideration; documents risk acceptance process; and maintains appropriate repository of documentation of risk exception and acceptance management.
  • Recommends, tracks, and documents remediation activities across the University.
  • Manages PCI Training environment and ensures all credit card processors are appropriately trained.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Treasury Management
  • Organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once  

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with PCI compliance
  • Project management experience

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