Administration

Compliance and Monitoring Officer - Bitcoin Payments (Remote)

Preferable Location: Los Angeles   |   Full Time


OpenNode is building the future of money through simple, secure, instant, and low-cost Bitcoin payment infrastructure for businesses, platforms, and people everywhere.


We are now seeking a Compliance and Monitoring Officer to lead our due diligence function and ensure ongoing regulatory compliance.


The role will report to the Head of Compliance. This position is full-time and remote.


Requirements


  • Passion for bitcoin and the future of money

  • Insanely organized, seriously fun to work with

  • 4+ years experience in financial services, with preferably 2 years in crypto

  • Prior experience with bitcoin AML investigations

  • Deep understanding of the industry, including relevant technologies, exchanges, regulators, wallet providers, service providers etc.

  • Fully appreciate the complexity and diversity of global crypto regulations

  • Ability to collaborate and work across the company

  • Capable and willing to add value from micro to macro

  • Thoughtful and articulate.

  • Serious about the responsibility for ensuring OpenNode meets is regulatory obligations


Responsibilities


Strategic/Ongoing


  • Provide advice and guidance on all compliance considerations

  • Define internal risk policies

  • Stay up to date with regulations across operating jurisdictions

  • Ensure appropriate money transfer licenses in place

  • Draft OpenNode user policies

  • Define and implement best in class operational procedures

  • Maintain banking relationships 


Tactical/Time-sensitive


  • Oversee and optimize KYC/KYB processes

  • Deploy and maintain industry-leading transaction monitoring processes

  • Act as liaison for AML investigations

  • Respond to law enforcement requests for information


Bonus points


  • Entrepreneurship or startup experience

  • Technical background

  • Speak multiple languages and/or have spent significant time abroad

  • Well connected in the crypto and/or payments industry


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