Sr. Analyst, Regulatory Relations

Legal Dallas, Texas


Job Family: Legal & Corporate Affairs

Responsible for assisting the Regulatory Relations Manager regarding state licensing. The Regulatory Relations Sr. Analyst works closely with business operations and accounting personnel to prepare and submit licensing submissions. The Regulatory Relations Sr. Analyst will work both independently and in conjunction with other members of the Regulatory Relations team.

Job Function: Corporate Governance

The Regulatory Relations Sr. Analyst will work with the Regulatory Relations Manager and team to manage existing licenses, new applications, and related reporting to the states.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting the Regulatory Relations Manager in maintaining state licenses and obtaining new licenses where necessary based on business operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare accurate and complete data/information requests, and coordinate with the business to obtain information in a timely manner.

  • Prepare complete and accurate applications, renewals and related reports and submit to state via mail or electronic portals.

  • Track licenses and submissions to ensure all deadlines are met.

  • Assist with ongoing procedural and control process enhancements.

Other Functions:

Acts as a subject matter expert (SME). Other duties as assigned.


Education – Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Experience – 3-5 years’ of experience in state licensing and/or state regulatory matters.

Skills & Abilities – Understanding of state licensing; ability to quickly learn the Company and lines of business; ability to work effectively and provide accurate information under tight timelines; proficiency with NMLS, Excel and SharePoint.

Strong oral and written communication skills and proven ability to build and cultivate relationships across the Company.


  • Collaboration - Relationship Management: Proficient.  Knows who to reach out to inside and outside of one’s team to get work done.  Takes action to enhance working relationships needed to achieve seamless work flow

  • Collaboration - Teamwork: ProficientCreates a good working environment in the team; works towards shared goals contributing ideas and accepting change.  Provides assistance and coaches less experienced team members.

  • Execution - Accountability: Proficient.  Follows through to meet commitments to others. Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands.

  • Execution - Initiative: Proficient.  Displays initiative, flexibility and focus to get things done.  Actively contributes ideas, suggestions, and constructive comments in meeting and discussions.

  • Influence - Two-way Communication: Proficient.  Communicates in a timely and straightforward manner.  Probes for additional information, clarifies assumptions and confirms agreed-upon actions.  Keeps everyone involved informed about progress and issues.

  • Problem Solving - Problem Identification: Proficient.  Identifies the component parts of a complex situation or problem and the relationship among variables that are not obvious.

  • Risk Management - Risk and Compliance Adherence: Proficient.  Communicates the importance and benefits of risk management to counterparts.  Displays natural skepticism and curiosity to question the status quo and uncover issues.   Adheres to a good root cause analysis process.

Working Conditions:

  • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.

Employer’s Rights:

  • This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We encourage everyone to apply.

To be considered eligible for internal posting, Santander employees must meet all of the following eligibility requirements: