Compliance KYC Onboarding Associate

Coinbase



About the job

Weโ€™re Coinbase. Weโ€™re the worldโ€™s most trusted way to join the crypto revolution, serving more than 89 million accounts in more than 100 countries.


Our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldnโ€™t do this without hiring the best people. Weโ€™re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web 3.0 for our users across the globe, whether theyโ€™re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? Thatโ€™s us.


There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. Weโ€™re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.


Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:


  • Youโ€™ve got positive energy. Youโ€™re optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
  • Youโ€™re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
  • You appreciate direct communication. Youโ€™re both an active communicator and an eager listener - because letโ€™s face it, you canโ€™t have one without the other. Youโ€™re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. Youโ€™re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a โ€œcan doโ€ attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesnโ€™t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. Weโ€™re stronger together, and youโ€™re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.


The Compliance KYC Onboarding Associate will be responsible for performing enhanced due diligence for new and existing high risk customer accounts while ensuring that Coinbase remains the most trusted exchange. In this role you will be participating in client calls acting as a point of escalation for compliance related questions from the client and support teams. This role falls within the Financial Crimes Compliance Services, on Coinbaseโ€™s Trust & Risk team.


What Youโ€™ll Be Doing (ie. Job Duties)


  • Performing enhanced due diligence for escalations for existing high risk customer accounts including entities and individuals.
  • Performing enhanced due diligence for high risk entity applicants.
  • Actively participating in client calls and acting as a point of escalation for compliance related questions from the client and support teams.
  • Assisting in the ongoing remediation of existing accounts to ensure continued compliance with Know Your Customer requirements.
  • Assisting with small and large scale compliance projects as required.


What We Look For In You (ie. Job Requirements)


  • Working knowledge of AML laws, regulations, and guidelines (e.g., BSA, 5MLD, etc...).
  • A minimum of 4 yearsโ€™ experience in compliance within the financial services or fintech industries.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with G Suite applications, Excel, Word.
  • Flexible and adaptable to the evolving needs of a high-growth and fast paced organization.
  • Organized with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Motivated by Coinbaseโ€™s mission and values.


Nice To Haves


  • Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Certification.
  • Knowledge of SQL and Looker experience is a plus.
  • Specific experience with cryptocurrency products as a user and/or experience working in the digital currency industry.


ID: P22003


Notice for Colorado applicants as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20). Target annual salary for this role performed in Colorado, is $96,475 + target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).


Please note that for employees based in the US, Philippines, Canada or Singapore, if your role requires you to be present in a Coinbase office or if you choose to be physically present in a Coinbase office or sponsored location, you will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 (as defined by applicable law). If you receive an offer, you will receive additional information about the grounds and process for an exemption.


Commitment to Equal Opportunity


Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. For US applicants, you may view Pay Transparency, Employee Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notices by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Coinbase participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.


Coinbase is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to accommodations[at]coinbase.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here).


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