Compliance KYC Analyst

Blockchain.com



About the job

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 Compliance KYC Analyst for EMEA. 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 Analyst supports the Compliance KYC Program for Blockchainโ€™s UK, EMEA and ROW operations, which focuses on financial crime compliance (e.g., KYC, customer identification/verification, simplified/enhanced due diligence, fraud management, alerts and escalation management) and also includes other compliance requirements (e.g., regulatorsโ€™ requests, governance).


Responsibilities:


  • Review and day-to-day management of customer incorporation cases.
  • Carry out KYC verifications and complete enhanced due diligence in accordance with current policies on the matter.
  • Carry out sanctions, politically exposed person assessments and adverse media checks, and act as a point of contact for any escalation raised by the front office KYC.
  • Liaise with the front office KYC team and act as a point of contact for any escalation raised by the front office.
  • Contribute to reporting on key risk and performance indicators and workflow metrics for senior management with a view to improving the customer experience, optimizing processes, and providing transparency to senior management regarding operational and performance effectiveness control.
  • Review policies and processes and propose ways to improve our KYC / AML framework.
  • Assist with gathering information for KYC related โ€œRequest for Informationโ€ (RFI) requests from Blockchainโ€™s banking partners.
  • Maintain relationships with other functions in the company, namely the business, legal, the front office KYC, FinOps, as well as Blockchainโ€™s banking partners.
  • Maintain KYC and other policies and procedures.
  • Respond to regulatory requests and examinations.
  • Manage assigned special projects as needed.
  • Process audit experience


Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant KYC and AML experience.
  • Knowledge of the laws, regulations, and guidance governing customer due diligence and related processes (for example, AML laws and regulations in Argentina and other countries).
  • Experience working with high risk client groups.
  • Experience in sanctions, politically exposed persons (PEP) and adverse media assessments.
  • Experience working to improve onboarding processes built into head office and operations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good organizational and time management skills.


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 โ€œControllerโ€):


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


You may contact our Data Protection Officer by email at [email protected] Your personal data will be processed for the purposes of managing Controllerโ€™s recruitment related activities, which include setting up and conducting interviews and tests for applicants, evaluating and assessing the results thereto, and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment and hiring processes. Such processing is legally permissible under Art. 6(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) as necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller, which are the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of applicants for employment.


Your personal data will be shared with Greenhouse Software, Inc., a cloud services provider located in the United States of America and engaged by Controller to help manage its recruitment and hiring process on Controllerโ€™s behalf. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, your personal data will be transferred to the United States once you submit it through this site. Because the European Union Commission has determined that United States data privacy laws do not ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data collected from EU data subjects, the transfer will be subject to appropriate additional safeguards under the standard contractual clauses.


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