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Kraken
Compliance Officer Crypto Facilities
at Kraken
10 months ago | 1169 views | Be the first one to apply

Compliance Officer Crypto Facilities

Full-time
United Kingdom
Per year
$100,000 To $165,000

About the company

Kraken, the trusted and secure digital asset exchange, is on a mission to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. Our 2,350+ Krakenites are a world-class team ranging from the crypto-curious to industry experts, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology. As a fully remote company, we already have Krakenites in 70+ countries (speaking 50+ languages). We're one of the most diverse organizations on the planet and this remains key to our values. We continue to lead the industry with new product advancements like Kraken NFT, on- and off-chain staking and instant bitcoin transfers via the Lightning Network.

Job Summary

Responsibilities

📍Be responsible for the ongoing compliance of the firm with all applicable regulatory requirements for operating a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF). 📍Be responsible for compliance matters associated with our activities under the Financial Conduct Authority’s (“FCA”) Client Assets Sourcebook (“CASS”) and, in turn, for the establishment and adequate functioning of appropriate policies, procedures 📍Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of operational risks (including technology security risk, operational resilience and business continuity), conduct risks and prudential risks in order to build an effective risk monitoring programme 📍Critical role in supporting the ongoing product development / delivery activity to ensure regulatory compliance is addressed at an early stage. 📍Monitor internal and external business, regulatory and technology environments to identify new or emerging risks and verify remediation of issues as applicable. 📍Be responsible for the submission and oversight of all regulatory reports/ad hoc filings, transaction reporting, STORs, etc 📍Develop and oversee the Compliance Monitoring Programme 📍Develop and maintain a relationship with the relevant local regulatory authority on behalf of Crypto Facilities 📍Work closely with the CEO of Crypto Facilities and regional leadership to ensure close alignment and operational compliance efficiencies for regional group entities are implemented. 📍Provide internal training as required.

Qualifications

📍J.D., L.L.M., M.B.A. or other advanced degree is preferred but not required 📍8+ years in a previous regulatory or compliance position at an FCA regulated financial institution (SMF 16) 📍Experience within trading venue compliance at an FCA regulated firm 📍Derivative Product experience across MiFID II 📍Comprehensive knowledge of the UK regulatory environment, developments, and licensing requirements - particularly MiFID and CASS 📍Familiarity with anti-money laundering and know-your-customer best practices in UK & EU markets 📍Skilled in collaborating with stakeholders at all levels across technical and non-technical groups 📍Ability to lead in a fast growing company environment with focused and hardworking individuals 📍Strong preference for prior regulated crypto services experience

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