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AML Compliance Officer



Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023

As the AML Compliance Officer for CoinJar, Inc., reporting to the Head of Legal & Compliance and the Board, you will take ownership of applicable programs and policies, including the AML/OFAC Program, and implementing processes to ensure adherence to them. This is a senior role where you are expected to use your specialist knowledge to uplift CoinJar's compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements with minimal supervision.

While acting as a primary point of contact for internal staff, you will resolve escalated compliance issues and take preliminary measures to prevent fraud and protect users, and apply changes to internal systems and products to align with regulatory and legislative changes.

Compliance and Risk

  • Designing, improving and oversight of compliance policies and processes.
  • Monitoring legislative and regulatory developments in the United States and assess implications for CoinJar.
  • Proactively communicate regulatory changes across business units and assist with impact assessment for the business and the AML/OFAC Program.
  • Conduct compliance reporting and recordkeeping, both internally and to external regulatory bodies.
  • Assessment and investigation of incidences and regulatory breaches.
  • Develop and promote key controls to mitigate risks.
  • Risk-based review of existing client accounts.
  • Managing the complaints and breach registers.
  • Managing the implementation of third party compliance requirements.
  • Process compliance escalations from the Support Team.
  • Assist with CoinJar's Money Transmitter Licence applications.
  • AML/CTF Compliance

  • Designing, improving and oversight of CoinJar’s AML/OFAC Program, policies and processes in conjunction with the Legal and FinCrime Operations teams.
  • Coordinate and monitor day-to-day compliance with CoinJar’s AML/OFAC Program.
  • Assess and file suspicious activity reports as required.
  • Oversee and manage the performance of KYC/CDD/ECDD processes, together with the FinCrime Operations team, for new customers and periodic reviews of existing customers.
  • Ensure the Board and senior management are regularly informed about the status of compliance with the AML/OFAC Program.
  • Auditing, or assisting audits of CoinJar's compliance with its AML/OFAC Program on an annual basis, as well as approving and implementing interim changes to reflect current requirements and guidance.
    • 3 - 5 years of experience working in a similar role
    • Good understanding of AML, KYC, BSA, OFAC, and regulatory policies
    • Prior experience acting under the BSA and implementing and AML/OFAC Program within the U.S.
    • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) Certification is preferred
    • College degree
    • We are remote first, and you have flexible working hours.