Deputy Head of FCCS

April 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn't do this without hiring the best people. We're a group of hard- working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they're trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That'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. We're a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You've got positive energy. You're optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
  • You'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. You're both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let's face it, you can't have one without the other. You'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. You're not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn't scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We're stronger together, and you're a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.
  • What you'll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Working with the Compliance Advisory, business, and product teams to execute adequate controls for onboarding and suspicious activity monitoring across customers and geographies
  • Designing scalable AML processes and continuous monitoring controls to mitigate risk associated with complex client structures and evolving AML regulatory risks
  • Communicating any issues cross functionally and driving them to resolution
  • Working closely with Financial Crimes Compliance leadership for cross functional alignment and creating roadmaps for the team's progression
  • Assisting with regulatory inquiries, internal audit, and compliance testing to address key findings across multiple jurisdictions
  • Maintain oversight and governance of outsourced AML operations
  • Partner with technical and operations teams to design and implement methodologies for effective KYC and suspicious activity monitoring controls
  • Be comfortable with operating in ambiguity and adapting to changing priorities
  • Reporting risk trends and mitigating strategies to senior and executive level management
  • Work closely with the leadership team to drive internal planning and strategy across short and long term initiatives
  • Collaborate with technical tooling teams to apply innovative approaches to build cutting edge transaction monitoring and KYC solutions
  • What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • 10+ years of experience in managing, designing, and implementing an AML program for a financial institution, preferably with digital assets and/or fintech experience;
  • Detailed knowledge of anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, and sanctions risks and regulations (e.g., BSA, 4MLD, FinCEN CDD Rule, OFAC Sanctions, USA PATRIOT Act, FINRA AML rules etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of AML program design for different types of legal entities is required
  • Strong leadership, executive presence, relationship management skills, and project management experience;
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience required; graduate/vocational training preferred;
  • Exceptional analytical skills;
  • Strong communication skills and presence: ability to interface with internal and external teams;
  • Work in a cross-functional and matrixed environment; and
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Nice to haves:

  • Prior experience at a FinTech is a plus
  • Knowledge of the cryptocurrency industry
  • ID: P31809

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