Head of Emerging Markets, Compliance

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Team/ Role Paragraph: We are seeking an experienced compliance leader to head Coinbase Compliance’s support for market expansion efforts
This includes leading a team which provides strategic guidance to business and product leaders, scopes and plans for new market expansion, and evaluates new product launches across compliance disciplines
This role reports directly to the Chief Compliance Officer

What you’ll be doing (ie
job duties): 

  • Lead compliance scoping for new market expansion initiatives and oversee team of Compliance professionals doing the same
  • Provide strategic guidance to product and business leadership regarding compliance requirements and market suitability
  • Support tactical scoping for new market compliance requirements, and partner with other Compliance teams to operationalize
  • Manage local CCOs / MLROs in Coinbase expansion markets
  • Serve in CCO and / or MLRO positions as permitted by regulation and where required and / or appropriate 
  • Represent Coinbase and Coinbase Compliance function internally and externally, including to regulators and bank partners
  • Partner with Compliance leadership and Global CCO to set vision and strategy for Emerging Markets Compliance
  • Establish robust and mature processes for Emerging Markets Compliance work

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

  • 10+ years experience in compliance at financial services, with particular focus on cryptocurrency and fintech
  • Proven ability to advise product and business teams on compliance initiatives,  as well as offer pragmatic and business-forward solutions
  • Experienced people manager
  • Ability to work across time zones and familiarity with compliance landscape outside of U
    and UK / EU
  • Team player, willing to tackle tasks large or small 
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Basic understanding of the regulatory landscape in the crypto industry
  • Ability to pass “fitness and probity” checks for CCO and / or MLRO position in country of residence 

Nice to haves:

  • Prior experience securing international regulatory licenses for cryptocurrency or fintech firms

Job #: P20030

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