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$150,000 - $175,000 /year



United States

5+ years of Experience

Chief Compliance Officer

Role Description:

The Chief Compliance Officer will be responsible for all BSA/AML Program functioning. You will need to build the compliance team and work closely with the existing European compliance team.


    • You will oversee the US entity’s compliance program and work closely with a global compliance team
    • Actively engage with and act as the point of contact for regulators, auditors, and regulatory partners
    • Work with the legal team to analyze regulations and their applicability to products and develop creative solutions
    • Develop and implement record-keeping processes
    • Monitor, advise, and implement all relevant regulatory rule changes
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive framework for regulatory compliance
    • Work directly with regulators and their representatives. Forge strong relationships
    • Direct Anti-money laundering compliance program and ongoing change management
    • Oversee regulatory examinations & internal and external audits
    • Establish and maintain regulatory reporting requirements
    • Provide oversight for the Customer Identification Program, KYC – Due Diligence process, AML Transaction Monitoring, AFC and OFAC Sanctions
    • Coordinate and conduct compliance training for all employees for core areas.
    • Advise business teams on compliance and risk.
    • Work closely with the Marketing, Product and Tech team making sure the communication and products produced by the company comply with regulatory standards.
    • Manage, lead, and develop compliance and risk teams.
    • Oversee a variety of topics from a risk and compliance standpoint.

Required Skills and Experience:

    • Minimum 5 years of relevant compliance and regulatory experience
    • Strong leadership abilities with team management skills
    • Hand-on approach and autonomy in day-to-day operations
    • Bachelor’s degree.

Would be a plus

    • ACAMS Certification
    • Legal background (J.D. preferred)
    • Experience with leading state money transmitter exams
    • Specialized knowledge in blockchain and the cryptocurrency industry
    • Comfort working in a fast-paced, creative, and rapidly growing tech startup
    • Tech savviness
    • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful with excellent follow-through skills
    • Experience working and communicating with regulators