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Compliance Analyst, Market Surveillance



IT, Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

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 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 Francisco, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dublin, Austin and San Jose!

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.

About the Opportunity:

The successful candidate will have prior market surveillance experience in the financial services or FinTech industries. You’ll work closely with our other compliance team members to monitor alerts, rule development and adjustment, and specific event triggers to drive sophisticated customer transaction profiling and review.

At your core, you’ll thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, process-driven environment and be able to adapt and adjust plans on-the-fly. You must also have strong prioritization skills and willingness to roll up your sleeves to get the job done. Most importantly, you’ll drive results and significantly grow and improve on our market surveillance capabilities.

What You'll be Doing:

  • Monitor trading activity for insider dealing and/or market abuse via industry leading tools and platforms.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the performance of market surveillance.
  • Strong regulatory knowledge and experience with global market integrity and transparency requirements for financial institutions.
  • Carry out day-to-day surveillance operations including alert reviews and investigations in order to identify and report on insider dealing or market manipulation activities across a range of market abuse typologies.
  • Leverage data sets and analytical skills to enhance research and investigations, ensuring both quantitative and qualitative analysis is incorporated into decision making.
  • Collaborate across Compliance, Product, Engineering, Data to help build and continuously improve systems, tooling, data and reporting.

What We Look For in You:

  • BA/BS in a related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • At least 3+ years of experience in market surveillance, trading, or closely related fields
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on teamwork, initiative, and integrity
  • Comfort with working in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities simultaneously

Nice to Haves:

  • Professional compliance training or accreditation (e.g. ICA or CAMS)

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:

The salary range for this position is $84,000 to $156,000. 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.

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 employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.