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Job

KYC Officer Crypto

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $90,000-$120,000

  • Contact:

    Bennett Congdon

  • Contact email:

    b.congdon@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A top Fintech client we've partnered with is looking for highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals to join as a KYC Officer to help support the firm's expansion.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Create and complete customer KYC profiles on time (including new customer onboarding, periodic review, event trigger review, and account maintenance);
  • Ensure customer KYC profiles are in compliance with company BSA/AML, KYC, and OFAC policies, procedures, and manuals;
  • Review and adjudicate true match alerts escalated by FCC OFAC during the Bridger Insight daily name screening review;
  • Complete AML name screening during the new customer onboarding and subsequent periodic reviews. AML name screening includes monitoring customers and related parties against negative news, PEP, sanctions lists, and internal black lists;
  • Initiate customer profile extension/exception process;
  • Work with FCC KYC team to perform monthly related party cleanup;
  • Escalate potential customer related BSA/AML risks to the team lead;
  • Any other jobs and tasks assigned by CBD Department Head and Team Lead from time to time.

 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; advanced degree a plus
  • 5+ years of KYC, BSA/AML experience within the crypto space;
  • 2+ years of hands-on crypto experience 
  • Good understanding of AML/OFAC regulations
  • Comprehensive understanding of cryptocurrencies and their prevailing trends in the market.

For more information, please get in touch with Bennett Congdon at B.Congdon@hamlynwilliams.com.

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