Senior Compliance Analyst, Americas

at Okcoin

San Jose, Costa Rica
67 d. ago
About the Job

Who We Are
Okcoin is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges. We help millions of people buy and sell bitcoin, and over 30 other crypto assets every day — but our work is a whole lot more than that. We’re building an inclusive future of finance, one that opens new opportunities to learn financial literacy, store value, and build wealth for everyone.
Ready to help the next billion people experience the future of finance with us? Come on board. We have offices in San Jose, San Francisco, Malta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dublin, and Japan.
About the Team
The Compliance function at Okcoin is responsible for the overall compliance culture at the company. We’re a team of risk-minded problem solvers who advise the business on the company’s regulatory obligations and enterprise risk.
Our Americas Compliance team, in particular, is responsible for ensuring our OKCoin entities that operate in the Americas meet local regulatory requirements, including regulatory reporting, program oversight, board reporting, and examination support.
What You'll be Doing:
This role will provide senior level analyst support for the Americas Compliance team, including but not limited to: managing ongoing state regulatory reporting, keeping our money transmitter licenses up-to-date and in good standing, participating in state examinations and internal audits, and assisting in the execution of the team’s annual roadmap. The ideal candidate will be a crypto-forward individual with either basic knowledge of how virtual currency is regulated or a passion to learn.
  • Be part of a team responsible for the region’s Compliance programs. Participate in program discussions with regulators, auditors, and other third parties
  • Be responsible for maintaining OKCoin USA’s existing money transmitter/virtual asset licenses and assisting with new license applications. Work cross functionally to ensure deadlines are met and information is accurate
  • Support the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and guidelines for regulatory reporting, license management, new license applications, and examination navigation
  • Support team priorities by driving and executing on program initiatives of varying levels of scope & complexity
  • Assist with the disposition of operations escalations
  • Proactively identify compliance risks and consult with key partners in Compliance, Legal, Risk and other parts of the company to ensure all pertinent risks are adequately addressed
  • Stay apprised of changes in the crypto economy and regulatory environment; assist with regulatory change management
What We Look For in You:
  • 4+ years of experience in related compliance/risk function within financial services, FinTech or cryptocurrency industries.
  • Ability to manage, on a day-to-day basis, an intricate program of Compliance reporting and license maintenance tasks
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services regulations, compliance, policies, process, and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of AML/CFT requirements, sanctions, and consumer risks with familiarity applying compliance frameworks to crypto assets and products.
  • Foundational knowledge of the crypto economy with a strong desire to learn more
  • Proven ability to work within and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, critical thinker and adept at working independently and in a dispersed team environment covering multiple and varied tasks
  • Intuitive, highly ethical and comfortable to question and challenge.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
Nice to Haves:
  • Experience managing money transmitter licenses, including use of NMLS and state-specific portals
  • Knowledge of state-specific regulatory statutes and requirements
  • Prior experience in a Compliance/Legal/Risk function at a crypto company
  • CAMS, PMI, or equivalent certification
Highlights of Perks and Benefits:
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance (Company pays 100% for employee/80% for dependents)
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program paid in BTC
  • Company Donation Match
  • More surprises when you join!
OKCoin Statement:
OKCoin is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
  • The salary range for this position is $96,000 to $144,000.
  • The salary offered depends on a variety of factors, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. In addition to the salary, a performance bonus and long-term incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, as well as a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Okcoin and OKX internal or external careers site.