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Compliance Manager, Risk Assessments



San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

Who We Are

Imagine a world where everyone is a trader. Okcoin is on a mission to make crypto investing and trading more accessible to anyone around the world. We are building the next generation of tools to help onboard the investors and traders who have been on the fence about crypto.

Okcoin is a global exchange with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Korea. We are a collective of global citizens with a common passion to help decentralize finance and level the economic playing field for everyone around the world.

It doesn't matter where you come from, here everyone feels valued, respected and has the same opportunities to develop and thrive — we want to bring out the best in you.

About the Team

The Compliance function 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 financial crime risks. This position exists within the central Governance team and will report to the Head of Governance.

What You'll be Doing:

This role will manage the Risk Assessment process, specifically focused on the analysis of the company’s risk of exposure to financial crime. A robust risk assessment (with its constituent components), allows the company to apply appropriate mitigating measures and prioritize the allocation of resources accordingly.

In this role you will:

  • Leading the development and execution of AML/CFT and Financial Crime risk assessments for the entire group of companies;
  • Maintaining a risk and control mapping system to identify and manage Financial Crime risks;
  • Conducting regular reviews and updates of the risk assessment standards, policies and procedures to ensure they remain relevant and effective;
  • Keeping up-to-date with regulatory requirements related to risk assessments and ensuring that the group complies with these requirements;
  • Engage cross-functionally (with groups such as Data, Engineering, Finance, Legal, Product, and Risk) to further a thoughtful strategic and tactical approach to the risk assessment process applicable to all jurisdictions;
  • Maintenance of the Annual Risk Assessment schedule and updates;
  • Providing training and support to colleagues on topics of risk management, as needed;
  • Acting as the primary owner and point of contact for Financial Crime risk assessment matters;
  • Preparing and presenting regular reports on risk assessment items to senior management;
  • Assist with special projects as needed, with the ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

What We Look For in You:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Business, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a regulated financial institution, with a focus on AML/CFT risk management
  • Experienced writing and developing Financial Crime Risk Assessments,
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services regulation, compliance policies, standards, and procedures
  • Strong analytical and research skills, and desire to create documentation and reporting.
  • Proven leadership and project management skills to drive and deliver repeatable end-to-end Risk Assessment processes and controls
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to interact and lead discussions comfortably with senior levels of management and regulators
  • 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

Nice to Haves:

  • Familiarity with BSA/AML, money transmission and consumer protection regulations, and industry best practices
  • Experience and interest in crypto
  • CAMS 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
  • Flexible PTO policy, company paid holidays, and flexible hours
  • UberEats Program
  • 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 range for this position is $130,000 to $195,000

The offered salary 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 OKX internal or external careers site."