Global Compliance Manager, AML/Sanctions


Strike's mission is to build a more connected financial world.

Strike allows users to send and receive money anywhere, instantly, with no added fees. Strike is built on top of the Bitcoin network โ€“ the largest global, interoperable and open payments standard. Strike believes that open payment networks enable universal participation in the financial system, ushering in a new digital economy with truly borderless money transfers. Strike leverages Bitcoinโ€™s open payment network to offer users the first global peer-to-peer payments app and a novel bitcoin-native payments experience.


Strike is looking for a Global Compliance Manager, AML/Sanctions to join a fast-growing Bitcoin company. As part of Strikeโ€™s Compliance team, you will report to the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and you will be a critical member of Strikeโ€™s compliance leadership team. In the role, youโ€™ll build out and administer a global AML/Sanctions compliance program. You will help scale a global function developing a best-in-class compliance program to support all regional team operations. We are seeking a leader with a variety of experiences in the design, implementation, and execution of end-to-end AML/Sanctions Compliance program management.

The Global Compliance Manager will have a demonstrated history of successfully owning and managing large, complex problems and engaging with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, directly and through influence. The ideal candidate should thrive working in an ambitious startup environment and be excited about Strikeโ€™s mission and potential. We operate in a team-first remote work environment.


  • Serve as subject matter expert on all AML/Sanctions matters
  • Develop and manage the AML/Sanctions program and strategy; including policies, procedures, controls, and all AML/Sanctions operational processes.
  • Develop strategies for conducting Sanctions/PEP screening globally, and ensure all Sanctions/PEP screening alerts are completed within SLAs.
  • Oversee AML transaction monitoring, investigations, and SAR reporting processes
  • For any audits and examinations, help represent the AML/Sanctions program
  • Handle and review escalations on all sanctions alerts; coordinate with Legal on all reporting obligations and ensure timely report filing
  • Serve as the project owner for any projects where AML/Sanctions controls are being implemented or changed
  • Contribute to the enterprise-wide risk assessment


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in AML/Sanctions compliance
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in building and overseeing aspects of AML/Sanctions compliance programs in either banking, consulting, or cryptocurrency.
  • Experience at RegTech or FinTech companies preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of regulatory obligations in the MSB, money transmission, banking, payments, and e-money space.
  • Experience in interacting with financial regulators in the US or globally.
  • Flexibility to quickly react to changing situations


  • Experience partnering with cross-functional team leaders, such as legal, engineers, product managers, and customer service to improve compliance processes and systems.
  • Demonstrated interest in Bitcoin technology and services built on top of it.

US-Based Positions:

  • Salary range: $147-$170k
  • Equity in a high growth startup
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance premium contributions; short & long term disability insurance and basic life insurance
  • Cell phone and internet reimbursement
  • Flexible PTO, sick leave & parental leave
  • Access to a company 401k plan

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