Associate Manager

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At Coinbase, our mission is to, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people
We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto
Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team
First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves
Second, we expect all employees to commit to our to our work
Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture
We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy
    You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there
  • You’re never tired of learning
    You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3
  • You appreciate direct communication
    You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener – because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other
    You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow
  • You can pivot on the fly
    Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too
    What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you
    You’re not looking for a boring job
  • You have a “can do” attitude
    Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines
    Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission
  • You want to be part of a winning team
    We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone

Team/ Role Paragraph:  

This role is for the KYC EDD Associate Manager as part of the Consumer operations function in the Compliance team, reporting to the Senior Manager Compliance operations
In this role, you will be responsible for designing and executing various onboarding initiatives for the rapidly growing Retail businesses
Onboarding Retail customers with adherence to Coinbase’s AML program, BSA/AML, KYC, and EDD policies, procedures and standards appropriate for each jurisdiction in which Coinbase operates
You will serve as the subject matter expert and escalation point within the KYC EDD team and the broader AML team and manage client onboarding and remediations
To be successful in this role, you will need to have a proven track record of creating processes and procedures for an onboarding KYC program, have an enthusiastic and positive attitude, have a strong knowledge of KYC best practices, and a proven ability of taking innovative approaches to solving complex regulatory challenges
As a natural leader with a passion for compliance and operations, you’ll collaborate with other leaders, internal stakeholders, and outsourced vendor partners to ensure that our operations are scaling in a thoughtful, effective way
If you’re ready to take on a challenge that will make a difference in the world, we want you on our team
Apply now and be a part of something truly transformative

What you’ll be doing (ie
job duties):

  • Oversee enhanced due diligence reviews for retail high risk applicants and clients
  • Recruit, train, and manage Onboarding EDD analysts and ensure adherence to AML policies and procedures
  • You are responsible for the development of standard work and will utilize your Compliance background and team of Compliance professionals to collect feedback and drive upstream improvements to user guides, procedures, and policy
  • Lead the team to achieve KRAs & KPIs
    Support team via regular feedback to improve productivity with quality
  • Collaborate with partner teams including Program, Analytics, WFM, Quality, and Learning & Development to ensure you can deliver on your goals
  • Manage/Lead/assist both small and large scale compliance projects
  • Work closely with AML and KYC team members to define scope, engage stakeholders, and drive execution of key initiatives
  • Assist with preparing regulatory reporting and correspondence across multiple jurisdictions
  • Utilize focused, customer facing team to collect thoughtful feedback by directly gathering “Voice of the Agent and/or Customer” sentiment and feedback

What we look for in you (ie
job requirements):

  • 6+ years of prior experience in managing, and implementing an onboarding KYC program for a financial institution, preferably with digital assets and/or fintech experience;
  • Detailed knowledge of global anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, and sanctions risks and regulations (, BSA, 4MLD, FinCEN CDD Rule, OFAC Sanctions, USA PATRIOT Act, etc
  • Strong leadership, relationship management skills, and project management experience;
  • Exceptional analytical skills;
  • Strong communication skills and presence: ability to interface with internal and external teams;
  • Work in a cross-functional and matrixed environment
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and strategic thinking skills

Nice to haves:

  • Knowledge of the cryptocurrency industry
  • Professional certifications ( CRCM, CAMS, CIA, CISA, and CICA)
  • Deep understanding of Google apps, JIRA, Salesforce Service Cloud

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

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