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Compliance Specialist, Americas


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Job Overview

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 an outstanding compliance professional to join our fast-growing team as a KYC Specialist for the Americas. In this role, you will work closely across the compliance team and other functions in the company to provide support on compliance and regulatory matters focusing on financial crimes compliance. We are looking for a highly motivated, adaptable and collaborative person who can handle ambiguity and enjoys building. If you have experience in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to be a member of an innovative compliance team in the crypto currency space, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Role:

The KYC Specialist supports the KYC program for Blockchain’s US operations, which includes customer identification/verification, simplified/enhanced due diligence, fraud management, alert and escalation management.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Day-to-day review and management of customer onboarding cases.
  • Conduct KYC checks and complete Enhanced Due Diligence consistent with financial crime compliance policies.
  • Conduct Politically Exposed Persons screening and adverse media checks.
  • Contribute to reporting on key risk and performance indicators and workflow metrics for senior management with a view to improving the client experience, optimizing processes and providing transparency to senior management regarding operating and control effectiveness.
  • Manage resolution of transaction monitoring and screening alerts.
  • Review policies and processes and propose means to improve our KYC/AML framework.
  • Respond to regulatory requests and examinations.
  • Manage suspicious activity and other regulatory reporting.
  • Manage special projects assigned as needed.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in financial crimes compliance at a start-up, fintech, or regulated financial institution.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and guidance governing client due diligence and related processes (e.g., USA PATRIOT Act, FinCEN rules and guidance).
  • Experience working with high risk client groups.
  • Experience working to improve onboarding processes integrated across front office and operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, good organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of sanctions and suspicious activity reports
  • Professional experience with cryptocurrencies is advantageous but not required.
  • Professional certification (e.g., ACAMS, ICA) preferred.
  • We are a remote first company, which means that this role can be located anywhere, as long as it is in the U.S.

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.

Notice

When you apply to a job on this site, the personal data contained in your application will be collected by one or more of the following subsidiaries of Blockchain Luxembourg S.A (each, a “Controller”):

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

Pay Transparency Notice: At Blockchain.com, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. For individuals performing work in the United States, the target annual salary for this position can range from $60,000 to $75,000, and your actual pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location, as well as internal equity and market data.

We also offer benefits that include medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, paid parental leave, flexible paid time off. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses, and full-time employees will receive equity as part of the compensation package.

Note: Blockchain.com benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

Blockchain is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, and apprenticeship. Blockchain makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business need at the time.

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Blockchain.com Overview

Blockchain.com is connecting the world to the future of finance. We are the most trusted and fastest growing crypto company, helping millions across the globe – from single individuals to the largest institutions – have an easy and safe way to buy, sell and store cryptocurrency. Known as the world's most popular crypto wallet, Blockchain.com is on a path to revolutionizing the $14T financial services industry. Blockchain.com is backed by leading investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Google Ventures.

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