Compliance Officer

Job Title: Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD90000-140000
Reference: CT/CO/SU/SG
Contact Name: Clement Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2020 23:21

Job Description

  • Fast paced, energetic and driven team
  • High visibility and autonomy, broad exposure across the business
  • Competitive salary package and strong incentives

Our client, a fast growing company in the Blockchain/Cryptocurrency space, is looking to hire a compliance officer to join their team.  

The ideal candidate is an experienced compliance professional looking to move outside the traditional institutions, keen on the cut and thrust of a growing company.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Plan and execute the strategy and framework of the Compliance program to ensure necessary regulatory requirements are met
  • Work closely with Compliance, Legal, Product, Operations and other cross-functional teams to understand the overall business environment and key contact for all Compliance policies
  • Serve as the main point of contact with other regulators and/or external stakeholders or partners with respect to relevant technology and operational process designs
  • Monitor AML industry developments, and keep updated of new regulations, and ensure processes are in place to keep the the business updated on such developments
  • Proactively analyze trends and patterns in alerts for AML and other parts of Compliance, and effectively design our program
  • Oversee the processing environment to ensure compliance requirements are being met
  • Develop, maintain and review policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with applicable internal, legal and regulatory standards
  • Responsible for coordinating with teams to handle escalations and reporting of suspicious transactions pursuant to regulatory obligations
  • Support the AML Program through production of key metrics and other reporting
  • Oversee internal and external investigations of money laundering and other financial crimes both alone and in collaboration with other internal stakeholders and outside counsel

Key Requirements 

  • Relevant experience within a financial services/technology regulatory compliance role, law enforcement role, or government agency role with deep expertise in financial crimes
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience as stated above
  • Have expert knowledge of regulatory obligations in APAC, including specifically, AML/Counter Terrorist Financing/Sanctions regulatory requirements
  • Have extensive experience in direct interaction experience with relevant regulatory agencies
  • Experience working hands-on with other cross-functional team leaders, such as lawyers, engineers, product managers, data analysts, operations analysts in improving compliance processes and systems
  • Ability to work with global teams in setting appropriate compliance programs
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements, process and systems used in online, mobile and/or blockchain-based environments
  • Possess strong leadership qualities with the ability to manage both small and large teams, and demonstrate a strong work ethic as well as a high degree of integrity
  • Be capable of assessing and developing individual and team skills and providing timely constructive feedback
  • Experience with blockchain, emerging financial technology, and other financial services environments, including payment services
  • Experience in mix of regulatory, and financial services industries
  • Experience in data analysis and metrics

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