A unique and highly-impactful role at one of the fastest-growing global cryptocurrency exchanges HQ in SF-SOMA (with stunning views of the Bay Bridge). The KYC Team Lead is responsible for a team of Analysts who will be responsible  to review customer KYC cases that have been identified through our onboarding systems for potential money laundering, terrorist financing, Bank Secrecy Act violations and other AML or fraud related. This individual must have prior know-your-customer and sanctions compliance experience.


Job Functions

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Lead the team responsible for performing Know Your Customer / Anti-Money Laundering reviews, refresh legal documentation and key information on Bank's Clients 
  • Complete comprehensive reviews of incoming customer onboarding cases and existing accounts that require manual review. This may include clearing sanctions,PEP and adverse media potential matches, reviewing photo IDs, and performing additional research using various AML and fraud tools
  • Support the build out of our KYC and Sanctions function, document and maintain procedures and processes to ensure compliance with internal standards and all applicable laws and regulations
  • Prepare daily and weekly onboarding metrics and progress reports
  • Coordinate work between our U.S. and Beijing teams
  • Support the regional AML officers in regard to AML and fraud referral cases
  • Required to maintain knowledge of AML/Fraud related regulations and attend a minimum of five hours of training per year
  • Being the contact point for any question arising from clients and any other internal/external interlocutor. Ensuring that these requests are followed up and that information is accurate
  • Ensure that all legal and customer files/data are maintained in accordance with European Regulations and Group policies

On the first day, we'll expect you to have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of KYC experience or previous experience in risk management related activities such as investment compliance or audit will be considered relevant
  • Proven people management/leadership experience 
  • Working for a fintech, crypto or financial institution will be considered an asset
  • Quality assurance experience is a plus
  • Proven analytical, research, and documentation skills
  • Results driven with the ability to influence others to deliver high quality work

OKCoin Statement:

OKCoin is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, colour, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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