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Working at ACA

Are you ready to be part of an award-winning, global team of innovative, talented, and committed professionals?

Why join our team?

We are the leading governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in Financial Services. When you join ACA, you'll become part of a team whose unique combination of talent includes the industry's largest team of former regulators, compliance professionals, legal professionals, and GIPS® standards verifiers in the industry, along with practitioners in cybersecurity, ESG, and regulatory technology.

Entrepreneurial Work Environment

We provide innovative and tailored solutions for our clients. We encourage creative and entrepreneurial thinking and offer multiple career paths.

Work-Life Balance

Life happens. We offer competitive PTO and flex-time to help you juggle it all.

Employee Recognition Programs

We appreciate your hard work and want to make sure you know it.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

We want to help you and your family stay happy and healthy.

Opportunity for Growth

We are growing quickly, but we haven’t lost sight of our greatest asset: our employees. At ACA, we encourage you to take ownership of your experience and seek opportunities to grow your career.

Positive Relationship with Coworkers

We are a group of thoughtful, hard-working, intelligent individuals (who also like to have fun).

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Our mission is to be the leading GRC advisor in financial services by integrating the expertise of former regulators and practitioners with analytics, technology, and managed services, empowering clients to reimagine GRC and protect and grow their business.

Shvetank Shah, Chief Executive Officer

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We grow as a TEAM

  • Transforming through innovation
  • Excellence delivered to our clients, consistently
  • Accountable for our actions
  • Motivating our talent
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We foster a culture of growth

  • Focus on continuous learning through inquiry, curiosity, and transparency.
  • Time-limited experiments to continuously challenge the status quo.
  • Continuous feedback grounded in a shared commitment to helping each other grow and get better.
  • Environment that is open to change with leaders willing to take personal responsibility for their shortcomings and missteps.
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We are strengthened by diversity and inclusion

Our diversity makes us more creative, flexible, productive, and competitive.

In March, our [email protected] affinity group led a company-wide celebration for International Women's Day. The ACA team participated in discussions on this year's theme, #ChooseToChallenge. We welcomed Michele Shepard, ACA board member, for a conversation about how we can all choose to challenge bias and build a more diverse and inclusive culture at ACA.

We work to make sure all employees' voices are heard

Our affinity groups are led by our diverse group of employees to ensure that all of our employees’ voices are heard.

ACA ALLiance

Assists in furthering the personal and professional development of all LGBT+ communities and ally employees through community outreach, mentoring, and professional networking opportunities, as well as provide a peer-to-peer safe place forum for discussion, inclusion, and understanding.

Connected Black Professionals

Provides a platform by which Black employees can engage directly with one another on a regular basis and discuss any issues that may be relevant to their professional career at ACA. This group also provides an avenue to collectively share concerns with ACA leadership about ways in which Black employees can be better served at ACA.

Hispanic/Latinx Organization for Leadership & Advancement (HOLA)

Brings insight into the different ethnicities, cuisine, and culture within the Hispanic community, as well as provide a collaborative collective group to help mentor, empower, and assist ACA’s Hispanic/Latinx talent.

(Women Empowerment) [email protected]

Creates a support network and establishes a more collaborative environment by providing training and learning opportunities. This group also generates awareness and identify solutions across ACA on unbiased and biased inequalities between men and women.

Working Parents Group

Provides networking opportunities for parents to lean on each other as they manage working along with family needs.

ACA Gives Back

Raises awareness and promotes the philanthropic work of ACA employees. This group provides resources and opportunities for charitable giving and volunteer work while supporting quarterly initiatives and vetting charities to receive matching funds for donations by ACA.

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Our locations

We are based in New York City and have offices in eight other U.S. cities, as well as in London and Malta.

We're hiring

We're growing quickly and adding new opportunities regularly. Explore our job openings to find a position that’s right for you.

EEO statement

ACA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We conduct our business without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, religion, disability, caregiver, marital or partnership status, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), ancestry, national origin and citizenship, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, sexual and reproductive health decisions, military or veteran status, creed, genetic predisposition, carrier status or any other category protected by federal, state and local law. ACA is firmly committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. Here at ACA, we have created a variety of programs to promote ACA’s culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute to ACA and feel that ACA is exactly where they belong.


ACA Group and Foreside to Join Forces

The merger will bring together two of the industry’s most well-respected GRC solutions providers. ACA and Foreside together will be positioned to transform the future of GRC, creating a world-class platform for the financial services industry.

Michael Borts joins ACA Group as the new Chief Technology Officer

Michael Borts has joined the firm as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead ACA’s technology development, vision, and strategy. In his role, he will oversee all product development for ACA’s award-winning ComplianceAlpha® regulatory technology platform and technology enablement at the firm.

ACA Group Acquires Catelas to Create Industry-first 360 Surveillance Offering

The acquisition of Catelas further enhances the holistic surveillance capabilities of ACA’s RegTech platform. Catelas’ patented technology automates the mapping of how people connect and form groups within a firm, isolates collusion risk, and detects high-risk behaviors.