Compliance – Regulatory Compliance Specialist – Associate / VP

About us:

Founded in 2013, GSR is a leading market-making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading 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 30 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, and Citadel, among others, has developed one of the world’s 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
 About the role:

Our U
Legal and Compliance team is seeking an experienced compliance officer to lead GSR’s crypto money transmission licensing program and regulatory reporting function
In this role you will be responsible for maintaining our licensing platform and coordinating with the external supervision and examination of GSR’ program
This person will also lead the fulfillment of regulatory reporting obligations at the state and federal levels, including creating new processes for NMLS and swap data reporting as required and assist in core compliance matters
 You should have experience managing a money transmission licensing program, familiarity with derivatives, enjoy problem solving, and be self-motivated with enthusiasm to be very hands on
This role requires strong communication skills and the ability to train others, monitor regulatory developments and comfort providing regular updates to senior management
You will be based in the NY metropolitan area with the ability to travel as required


    • You will  be a disciplined self-starter with a high degree of motivation, analytical rigour and attention to detail, with a passion for communication and critical thinking
    • 4+ years working in compliance or a relevant function in the financial services, crypto or payments industry 
    • 2+ years experience using the NMLS licensing platform for the application of and maintenance of state licensing
    • Experience in submitting applications or renewals at both federal and state level
    • Solid understanding of federal and state laws and regulations, especially in relation to cryptocurrency or payments products Understanding of the Crypto ecosystem is a plus

$125,000 – $200,000 a yearThis is the identified salary range based on benchmarking data sourced from within the industry
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 include 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
 Comprehensive Corporate and Social Responsibility programs including matching charity fundraising and volunteer days
   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
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