Head of Compliance (Cryptocurrency Exchange)

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Practice Area: Compliance - Financial Services

A leading cryptocurrency exchange is looking for a Head of Compliance to support their business growth globally. This is a newly created headcount and will become a fundamental senior position within their organisation to develop and drive the stategy, framework and execution of a Compliance Program globally. 

Job responsibilities

  • Lead and drive the development of internal cryptocurrency compliance policies, protocols and procedures for the company's operations in China, Europe and the US
  • Focal point of contact with international government and regulatory bodies
  • Review/ provide oversight of regulations and render decisions on how to implement changes
  • Review institutional and individual accounts onboarding
  • Manage vendors providing transaction monitoring and sanctions screening
Requirements
  • Expertise in Corporate Compliance, including global laws and regulations, industry standards and guidelines, fraud and AML
  • Experience in the fields of cryptocurrency/ fintech/ payments/ money movement/ FX
  • Experience in engaging with regulatory bodies spanning many countries globally
  • Billingual in English and Chinese preferred