Compliance KYC Onboarding Associate

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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
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    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

The Compliance KYC Onboarding Associate will be responsible for performing enhanced due diligence for new and existing high risk customer accounts while ensuring that Coinbase remains the most trusted exchange
In this role you will be participating in client calls acting as a point of escalation for compliance related questions from the client and support teams
This role falls within the Financial Crimes Compliance Services, on Coinbase’s Trust & Risk team

What you’ll be doing (ie
job duties):

  • Performing enhanced due diligence for escalations for existing high risk customer accounts including entities and individuals
  • Performing enhanced due diligence for high risk entity applicants
  • Actively participating in client calls and acting as a point of escalation for compliance related questions from the client and support teams
  • Assisting in the ongoing remediation of existing accounts to ensure continued compliance with Know Your Customer  requirements
  • Assisting with small and large scale compliance projects as required

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

  • Working knowledge of AML laws, regulations, and guidelines (, BSA, 5MLD, etc…)
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in compliance  within the financial services or fintech industries
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with G Suite applications, Excel, Word
  • Flexible and adaptable to the evolving needs of a high-growth and fast paced organization
  • Organized with a high level of attention to detail
  • Motivated by Coinbase’s mission and values

Nice to haves:

  • Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Certification
  • Knowledge of SQL and Looker experience is a plus
  • Specific experience with cryptocurrency products as a user and/or experience working in the digital currency industry

ID: P22003

Notice for Colorado applicants as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20)
Target annual salary for this role performed in Colorado, is $96,475 + target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k))

Please note that for employees based in the US, Philippines, Canada or Singapore, if your role requires you to be present in a Coinbase office or if you choose to be physically present in a Coinbase office or sponsored location, you will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 (as defined by applicable law)
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