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Job

CCO - Cryptocurrency

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Thomas Byrne

  • Contact email:

    t.byrne@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Great opportunity to join a cryptocurrency client of mine as they look to build out their US compliance Program.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Will oversee the US entity’s compliance program and grow the compliance team.
  • Actively engage with and act as the point of contact for regulators, auditors, and regulatory partners.
  • Work with the legal team to analyze regulations and their applicability to products and develop creative solutions.
  • Develop and implement record-keeping processes.
  • Monitor, advise and implement all relevant regulatory rule changes.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive framework for regulatory compliance
  • Work directly with regulators and their representatives. Forge strong relationships.
  • Direct Anti-money laundering compliance program and ongoing change management.
  • Oversee regulatory examinations & internal and external audits.
  • Establish and maintain regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Provide oversight for the Customer Identification Program, KYC – Due Diligence process, AML Transaction Monitoring, AFC and OFAC Sanctions.
  • Coordinate and conduct compliance training for all employees for core areas.
  • Advise business teams on compliance and risk.
  • Manage, lead, and develop compliance and risk teams.
  • Oversee a variety of topics from a risk and compliance standpoint.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant compliance and regulatory experience
  • Strong leadership abilities with team management skills
  • JD degree preferred, Bachelor’s degree a must
  • Experience with leading state money transmitter exams

For more information get in touch at t.byrne@hamlynwilliams.com or 646 349 4411

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