Blockchain Compliance and Monitoring Officer – Bitcoin Payments (Remote)

OpenNode is building the future of money through simple, secure, instant, and low-cost Bitcoin payment infrastructure for businesses, platforms, and people everywhere.

We are now seeking a Compliance and Monitoring Officer to lead our due diligence function and ensure ongoing regulatory compliance.

The role will report to the Head of Compliance. This position is full-time and remote.

Requirements

  • Passion for bitcoin and the future of money
  • Insanely organized, seriously fun to work with
  • 4+ years experience in financial services, with preferably 2 years in crypto
  • Prior experience with bitcoin AML investigations
  • Deep understanding of the industry, including relevant technologies, exchanges, regulators, wallet providers, service providers etc.
  • Fully appreciate the complexity and diversity of global crypto regulations
  • Ability to collaborate and work across the company
  • Capable and willing to add value from micro to macro
  • Thoughtful and articulate.
  • Serious about the responsibility for ensuring OpenNode meets is regulatory obligations

Responsibilities

Strategic/Ongoing

  • Provide advice and guidance on all compliance considerations
  • Define internal risk policies
  • Stay up to date with regulations across operating jurisdictions
  • Ensure appropriate money transfer licenses in place
  • Draft OpenNode user policies
  • Define and implement best in class operational procedures
  • Maintain banking relationships 

Tactical/Time-sensitive

  • Oversee and optimize KYC/KYB processes
  • Deploy and maintain industry-leading transaction monitoring processes
  • Act as liaison for AML investigations
  • Respond to law enforcement requests for information

Bonus points

  • Entrepreneurship or startup experience
  • Technical background
  • Speak multiple languages and/or have spent significant time abroad
  • Well connected in the crypto and/or payments industry
Vertical: blockchain
Job Category: Compliance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: new york

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