At River, we are committed to building financial solutions that power a transparent and efficient global economic system made possible by Bitcoin. To that end, we have built leading Bitcoin brokerage, custody, mining, and lighting products to keep our clients ahead of the curve. We aim to bring premier Bitcoin banking solutions that offer a full array of financial services to our clients. 

We are searching for a diligent problem-solver with the ability to make sound judgments based on available data and regulations to join our dynamic Legal department. You will be responsible for ensuring our compliance business operations and procedures comply with legal regulations and internal policies. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, with in-depth knowledge of the latest industry procedures and regulations.

What you will be doing

  • Support the Director of AML Compliance in developing the company’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program.
  • Support the implementation of the firm’s compliance policies and training program; track and conduct periodic KSA (knowledge, skills and abilities) testing.
  • Conduct compliance research, contribute to development of procedures, and advise stakeholders in CS, RM, and FinOps.
  • Support investigations and recommend requirements for automation for process improvement.
  • Produce Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), investigative reports, and sanctions screening.
  • Support the development of a quality assurance and internal audit program.
  • Ensure the firm is meeting regulatory deadlines and requirements. 
  • Support the production of documents for regulatory examinations, subpoenas, and partner audits. 

What we look for in you

  • Experience in performing compliance responsibilities for a money transmitter, bank, or virtual currency business.
  • Bachelor’s degree in legal studies, business administration, or relevant field.
  • Strong knowledge of financial services industry processes and regulations
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • An analytical mindset with excellent organizational skills
  • A minimum of two years of experience as a compliance analyst
  • Nice to have: Experience working in the cryptocurrency industry or fintech generally
  • Nice to have: CAMs certification
  • Nice to have: CFE certification

Salary and benefits 

  • Salary range is $90,000 - $110,000 dependent on experience 
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • Fully remote option policy, with offices in San Francisco, Columbus OH, and NYC
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k

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