Member of Compliance, Trading Compliance

United States
Compliance & Risk /
Full-Time - Remote /
At Anchorage Digital, we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.

Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions. With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service. We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn.

We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in New York City, Sioux Falls, Porto, Lisbon, and Singapore. For our colleagues not located near our beautiful offices, we encourage and sponsor quarterly in-person collaboration days to work together and further deepen our Village.

As a Member of the Anchor Labs Compliance, Brokerage and Trading team, you will be a subject matter expert and strong contributor in developing a Compliance framework and supervisory system for entities offering trading and brokerage services domestically and internationally and supporting compliance for non-regulated entities at Anchor Labs. You will work closely with various business units - Platform & Brokerage, Settlements, Operations, Client Experience, Legal, Product, to ensure Anchorage Digital’s products and services are compliant with applicable regulations. 

We have created the Factors of Growth & Impact to help Villagers better measure impact and articulate coaching, feedback, and the rich and rewarding learning that happens while exploring, developing, and mastering the capabilities and contributions within and outside of the Financial Systems and Data Analytics Lead role:

Technical Skills:

    • Knowledge of broker dealer operations, common terminology, ability to understand trading strategies.
    • Experience with transaction monitoring and blockchain analytics (TRM Labs, Chainalysis) and trade surveillance (Solidus, Actimize).

Complexity and Impact of Work:

    • Ability to to determine a sustainable, streamlined, risk-based approach to implementing compliance procedures to fulfill a regulatory requirement or a regulatory risk.
    • Tackle problems of diverse scope that require building from zero and outreach to other departments, Bank, and thorough research.

Organizational Knowledge:

    • Understand the Anchorage Digital entity structure, regulatory, and servicing capabilities out of each entity and jurisdiction we operate in.
    • Deliver quality work product in a fast-paced, product oriented and dynamic environment.

Communication and Influence:

    • Collaborate with team members to achieve department goals.
    • Escalate issues to the Anchor Labs compliance officer for decision making or intervention.

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

    • 5+ years of AML/CFT and/or compliance experience in the crypto industry.
    • Knowledge in cryptocurrency regulatory framework and licensing process (US and abroad).
    • Passion for building compliance programs for early stage products, creating V1 procedures and documenting policies.
    • Expertise using blockchain analytics tools, understanding KYC/AML/sanctions alerts investigation and disposition.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, understanding risk-based due diligence and compliance.

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

    • High level of curiosity.
    • Balance of working independently, yet still be team oriented.
    • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system. :)

Compensation at Anchorage Digitial:

    • Compensation at Anchorage Digital is market-driven and data-informed. All full-time employees receive a market-leading salary, meaningful equity, and a generous perks and benefits package.
    • Benefits: Anchorage Digital is proud to provide market-leading benefits and perks to our employees. We are only 1% of companies who offer 100% health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents. This means no monthly out-of-pocket premiums for you or your family. We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees globally.
    • You can learn more about our culture and perks and benefits here.
About Anchorage Digital: Who we are

The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in  the evolving digital asset ecosystem. As a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy. 

Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported, and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. Anchorage Digital considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with other legal requirements. “Anchorage Digital” refers to services that are offered either through Anchorage Digital Bank National Association, an OCC-chartered national trust bank, or Anchorage Lending CA, LLC a finance lender licensed by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, License No. 60DBO-11976, or Anchorage Digital Singapore Pte Ltd, a Singapore private limited company, all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Anchor Labs, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

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