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Copy of Compliance Lead, Token Listing

Company: Cointelegraph
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are

OKX is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing cryptocurrency exchanges. We help millions of people buy and sell bitcoin, but our work is a whole lot more than that. We're building an inclusive future of finance, one that opens new opportunities to learn financial literacy, store value, and build wealth for everyone. Ready to help the next billion people experience the future of finance with us? Come on board. We have offices in San Francisco, San Jose, and many others located internationally.

About the Team

The Compliance function at OKX is responsible for the overall compliance culture at the company. We're a team of risk-minded problem solvers who advise the business on the company's regulatory obligations and enterprise risk. Our Token Listings team, in particular, is responsible for performing comprehensive due diligence and enhanced due diligence reviews of all tokens being considered for listing.

What You'll be Doing:


  • You will lead a team responsible for conducting compliance reviews of tokens being considered for listing on OKGroup's exchanges around the globe, including but not limited to performing due diligence on the project, project teams, and product use cases, and evaluating related risks.


  • You will also liaise with Legal, other Compliance subject matter experts, Risk, Business Development partners, and the Listing teams throughout the review process.



    The ideal candidate will be a crypto-forward individual with strong knowledge of various networking protocols, complemented with managerial experience leading a compliance team. In this role, you will:



  • Build and lead a team of compliance analysts performing due diligence and enhanced due diligence on tokens and issuer teams.


  • Assist a team in various tasks, such as performing due diligence and enhanced due diligence on tokens.


  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and guidelines for token listing reviews.


  • Conduct ongoing calibration of the methodology and framework to ensure pertinent risks are identified and analyzed as the broader ecosystem evolves and innovates.


  • Proactively identify compliance risks and consult with key partners in Compliance, Legal, Risk, and Listings to ensure all pertinent risks are adequately addressed.


  • Stay apprised of changes in the crypto economy and regulatory environment including blockchain trends, emerging network protocols, prominent industry participants, as well as regulatory rule-making, guidance, and litigation.


  • Present analyses and risk factors to relevant stakeholders and senior leaders to guide platform and product support of digital assets.


  • Identify and cultivate top talent to build and maintain a best-in-class team of researchers and due diligence program.


  • Provide guidance and support to Compliance Analysts where needed.


  • Conduct stakeholder management with other business partners to establish and maintain positive relationships.


  • Identify gaps and/or opportunities for team and program growth.


    What We Look For in You:


  • 5+ years of experience in related compliance/risk function within financial services, FinTech, or cryptocurrency industries.


  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services regulations, compliance, policies, process, and procedures.


  • Strong knowledge of AML/CTF requirements, sanctions, and consumer risks with familiarity applying compliance frameworks to crypto assets and products.


  • Direct experience leading a due diligence team and overseeing process design and execution.


  • Excellent judgment and analysis with the capacity to synthesize complex research to a concise summary and recommendation.


  • Foundational knowledge of the crypto economy with a strong desire to learn more.


  • Proven ability to work within and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


  • Self-motivated, critical thinker, and adept at working independently and in a dispersed team environment covering multiple and varied tasks.


  • Intuitive, highly ethical, and comfortable to question and challenge.


  • Promote and demonstrate as a team player and encourage his/her team to be creative and innovative.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.


    Nice to Haves:


  • Prior experience in a Compliance/Legal/Risk function at a crypto company


  • Prior token review experience


  • CAMS, PMI, or equivalent certification


    Highlights of Perks and Benefits:


  • Market competitive total compensation package


  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance (Company pays 100% for employee/80% for dependents)


  • 401K with company contribution


  • Paid Parental Leave


  • Employee Referral Bonus Program


  • More surprises when you join!


    OKX Statement:

    OKX is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, 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. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. #LI-EWR1

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Keywords: Cointelegraph, San Jose , Copy of Compliance Lead, Token Listing, Other , San Jose, California

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