We are expanding our world-class exchange and are seeking a qualified legal and compliance professional to support rapid business growth. The Head of Compliance is a critical position who will provide leadership and direction for the development and implementation of regulatory and legal programs for our exchange. This role offers a unique opportunity to develop and drive the strategy, framework and execution of a compliance program in a demanding and ever changing Cryptocurrency landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop internal cryptocurrency compliance policies, protocols and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures systematically across our exchange
  • Build a team to ensure a well informed and compliant employee base
  • Oversee, and partner with, internal and external counsel including developing communication protocols and handling decision making and resolutions end-to-end
  • Act as the point of contact and maintain relationships with regulatory compliance bodies and ensure that regulatory relationships, examinations, reporting and enquiries are handled appropriately and promptly
  • Oversee onboarding process as Compliance lead to ensure a systematic, risk based approach is implemented end to end
  • Navigate and provide oversight of regulations, including rendering opinions and decisions on how to implement policy and operational adjustments to meet changing regulatory and business requirements 
  • Remain up-to-date on industry-related best practices and enforcement activities and act as an advisor to the executive team and other partners to roll out and manage adjustments as required
  • Oversee vendor management processes from a risk & compliance standpoint
  • Manage other assigned responsibilities

Requirements:

  • 8-10+ years of compliance (and/or legal) expertise in the crypto industry
  • Prior experience successfully engaging with government and regulatory bodies 
  • Professional or personal experience working in cryptocurrency including the ability to speak intelligently about how the industry functions
  • Desire and drive to help build a Compliance program capable of supporting the growth and scale of a revolutionary company in the crypto space
  • Proven experience troubleshooting and discovering solutions quickly and effectively with exemplary written and verbal communication skills

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