Chief Compliance Officer

EDX Markets

About the job

EDX Markets is seeking a full-time Chief Compliance Officer (โ€œCCOโ€) to lead its Compliance Department, responsible for overseeing providing compliance coverage to the digital assets exchange. The position will report to the General Counsel for EDX Markets.
EDX Markets is a digital assets exchange created in collaboration between US retail wealth managers and market makers for secure and compliant trading of digital assets, which is bringing best practices from existing markets to crypto (e.g., segregation of duties to reduce conflicts of interest between a market maker and an exchange) while mitigating the conflicts of interest in current digital asset markets.
Lead the continued buildout and ongoing operation of the exchangeโ€™s compliance program, including:
โ€ข Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the compliance program of the exchange platform.
โ€ข Subject matter expert for digital assets compliance, control requirements for all trading activities in
various digital assets, clearing and custody. This includes knowledge on cross-border regulatory regimes in
digital assets globally.
โ€ข Managing relationships with state regulators, including with the NYDFS and FinCEN and ensuring strong
compliance controls and governance frameworks.
โ€ข Identify areas of compliance risk, and ensure issues are properly escalated and address with appropriate
actions as required.
โ€ข Experience in wallet monitoring and know your transaction (โ€œKYTโ€) analysis.
โ€ข Liaise with senior staff and business stakeholders across the organization and the exchangeโ€™s strategic
โ€ข Enhance and develop controls, policies and procedures addressing:
o Risk management controls
o Disclosures and regulatory filings
o Counterparty onboarding
o Oversight of the surveillance program for the digital assets exchange.
โ€ข Respond to regulatory inquiries and manage regulatory examinations.
โ€ข Conduct training to relevant internal staff, with a particular focus on Anti-Money Laundering and general
โ€ข At least 1 yearsโ€™ experience in digital assets compliance and appropriate control frameworks e.g., travel rule, token approval policies. In depth understanding of capital markets regulations generally.
โ€ข Must be willing to become ACAMS certified (if not already).
โ€ข Evidence of relevant training in digital assets/cryptocurrencies.
โ€ข At least 3 yearsโ€™ experience in managing an AML program at a bank or other financial services institution.
โ€ข Strong technical and analytical skills.
โ€ข Detail and process oriented with superior critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
โ€ข Intellectual curiosity and entrepreneurial mindset.
โ€ข Highly organized and capable of managing a diverse workload with competing priorities.
โ€ข Demonstrated ability to manage projects and multiple tasks to completion.
โ€ข Adaptive, flexible style โ€“ able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

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