Overview

We are a leading trading platform that is ambitiously expanding to the four corners of the globe. Our top-rated products have won prestigious industry awards for their cutting-edge technology and seamless client experience. We deliver only the best, so we are always in search of the best people to join our ever-growing talent team. 

We are recruiting for a Chief Compliance Officer based either out of the New York Metro Area or remotely,  on behalf of a leading global cryptocurrency exchange, Currency.com

We are an international firm that operates a cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform that provides customers with access to a global cryptocurrency trading community within its proprietary platform.

The company’s vision is to build a truly global trading ecosystem that reflects the international nature of cryptocurrency.  They are currently in the process of launching US operations and obtaining state licenses. 

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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

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Be a key player at the forefront of the digital assets movement, propelling your career to new heights!

Join a dynamic and rapidly expanding company that values and rewards talent, initiative, and creativity.

Work alongside one of the most brilliant teams in the industry.