Senior Compliance Specialist

  • Blockchain
  • 1700 Westlake Ave N Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
  • Feb 11, 2021
Permanent

Job Description

Blockchain.com is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Offering the largest production blockchain platform in the world, we share the passion to code, create, and ultimately build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

We are looking for a Senior Compliance Specialist to join a young, fast growing team at the heart of the digital asset / Blockchain technology ecosystem. Preferred candidates should have 5-7 years experience in a compliance or risk management related role at a mid /senior level in traditional financial services, or at a FinTech or other relevant industry.

Experience developing key compliance functions at another crypto asset services business, or fast-growing challenger bank / payments tech who can lead, design and implement a broad based compliance program is important.

The person will play a key role in helping the business build and scale a globally sustainable, long-term compliance focused culture. They will have a rigorous, thorough and pragmatic approach to compliance, and be excited to use that skill set to help Blockchain.com shape financial services for the future.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Working closely with the Head of Compliance and different business functions to introduce monitoring and assurance plans
  • Working closely with the legal team on matters related to regulatory filings across different jurisdictions
  • Working with the financial crime team on refreshing risk assessments for Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Sanctions
  • Assisting the DPO with assurance and compliance programs related to Global Privacy Laws
  • Conduct training and quality assurance on internal compliance operations and key vendors
  • Engagement with regulators and key banking partners
  • Working with our General Counsel and Legal teams on regulatory compliance
  • Generally assisting the Head of Compliance in scaling oversight and introducing key control functions


WHAT YOU WILL NEED
  • 6+ years experience in a senior position at a Compliance function at a financial institution or FinTech
  • Knowledge of 5MLD, and BSA Money Laundering Regulations
  • Knowledge of Data privacy or other financial regulations desirable
  • Familiarity with the FCA UK Handbook
  • Analytical, Organised, Good people skills
  • Demonstrable interest in Fintech along with at least basic knowledge and understanding of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies


COMPENSATION & PERKS:
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • Unlimited books policy; order the technical resources you need or simply pick something up from our company library.
  • Apple equipment.
  • Full-time salary based on experience and meaningful equity in an industry-leading company.


APPLICATION:
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  • LinkedIn profile.
  • Link to Github, StackOverflow, personal website and/or blog (if applicable).


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  • Blockchain Access UK Ltd.
  • Blockchain (GB) Limited
  • Blockchain (US), Inc.
  • Blockchain (LT), UAB

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