Compliance Advisory, Associate

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About us:Founded in 2013, GSR is a crypto market maker with more than 250 employees in 5 countries. We provide billions of dollars of liquidity to cryptocurrency protocols and exchanges on a daily basis. We build long-term relationships with cryptocurrency communities and traditional investors by offering exceptional service, expertise and trading capabilities tailored to their specific needs.GSR works with token issuers, traders, investors, miners, and more than 60 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. In volatile markets we are a trusted partner to crypto native builders and to those exploring the industry for the first time. Our team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, Citadel, and Tower Research among others, has developed one of the world’s fastest and most robust trading platforms designed to navigate issues unique to the digital asset markets. We have continuously improved our technology throughout our history, allowing for our clients to scale and execute their strategies with the highest level of efficiency.Working at GSR is an opportunity to be deeply embedded in every major sector of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. GSR is looking for a Compliance Advisory professional in New York to join our global legal & compliance team on a full-time basis

Your responsibilities:

    • Advise business on New Business Activities
    • Provide regulatory/compliance training
    • Assist the business on implementing and documenting various control mechanisms
    • Respond to regulatory inquiries, and coordinate internal and external audits and inspections
    • Perform testing and monitoring of compliance with firm policies for covered business areas
    • Develop and deliver proactive strategies and tactics that support compliance/business objectives

Your profile:

    • Advise business areas on firm policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and industry best practice
    • Identify Crypto regulatory trends and developments that impact business areas and advise staff as to how this may impact their current activities or new activities
    • Candidate must have compliance experience in a trading environment, preferably in an advisory capacity providing legal, regulatory or compliance guidance to sales and trading
    • 3 to 5+ years of compliance advisory experience
    • Similar experience with a regulator or law firm will be considered
    • Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations. Specifically, FINRA, SEC and/or the CFTC.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to make, support and defend difficult and complex regulatory/compliance decisions in a fast-paced and high pressured environment
    • Ability to work effectively in a global environment; leveraging and sharing best practices and insights with colleagues globally

What we offer: A collaborative and transparent company culture founded on Integrity, Innovation and Performance.  Competitive Salary with two discretionary bonus’ payments a year. Benefits such as Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Retirement Planning, 30 days holiday and free lunches when in the office. Hybrid working pattern in all of our offices from London, New York, Singapore, Zug and Malaga.Regular Town Halls and off-sites, team lunches and drinks. A Corporate and Social Responsibility program as well as charity fundraising matching and volunteer days.   Immigration and relocation support where required.GSR is proudly an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon any applicable legally protected characteristics such as race, religion, colour, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or age. We operate a meritocracy, all aspects of people engagement from the decision to hire or promote as well as our performance management process will be based on the business needs and individual merit, competence in the role. Learn more about us at .