Chief Compliance Officer (Money Services/FinTech)

ACG Resources

Job Ref: 12846

Chief Compliance Officer      

           

SUMMARY:

We are looking for an experienced Chief Compliance Officer who is comfortable working with evolving regulatory requirements in a fast-paced setting. This individual will be responsible for the daily operations of firms Anti-Money Laundering, OFAC, Identity Verification Program, and anti-fraud program.  This individual will also apply for, renew and maintain any required licenses at the city, state, federal and country levels. The ideal candidate will be a tech-savvy self-starter, who is ethically minded and has extensive experience in the financial services industry.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own the risk assessment and anti-money laundering program
  • Manage and grow team to monitor transactions for detection and prevention of fraud, money laundering, and illegal activity
  • Analyze data of customer activity, screen for high risk behavior and mitigate risk
  • Review automated software alerts for illegal and suspicious activity
  • File Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and properly document procedural requirements
  • Implement tools as necessary to stop fraud and money laundering
  • Obtain and maintain city, state and federal licenses necessary for business operations
  • Manage relations on behalf of the organization with government regulators, enforcement agencies and industry partners
  • Work closely with internal and external colleagues to regularly review several lines of business and ensure compliance with licensing requirements 
  • Oversee self-testing activities, independent third party and regulatory audits. Correct any identified deficiencies
  • Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures
  • Observe reporting and record keeping requirements
  • Conduct organization-wide compliance training, presentations and exercises

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:

  • 8 – 10+ years combined compliance/audit/risk management/finance experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
  • Process analysis, design and improvement experience
  • Knowledge of banking regulations and financial institution compliance
  • Fluent in cryptocurrency and blockchain industry concepts
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • A positive, team-first attitude
  • Comfortable working in a rapidly-moving, innovative industry with constantly changing regulatory requirements
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