Member of Compliance, Transaction Monitoring and Sanctions

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Anchorage Digital


At Anchorage Digital we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto

Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions
With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service
We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn
We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in New York City, Sioux Falls, Porto, Lisbon, and Singapore
For our colleagues not located near our beautiful offices, we encourage and sponsor quarterly in-person collaboration days to work together and further deepen our Village
The Member of Compliance, Transaction Monitoring and Sanctions will play a key role in designing, enhancing,  and implementing controls, policies, procedures and training as it relates to the firm’s overall Transaction Monitoring and Sanctions Compliance  program
The ideal candidate will possess excellent analytical, critical thinking and writing skills and be able to thrive in a high production environment
The candidate  must be able to handle sensitive and high-risk cases and must maintain the highest ethical standards

As a Member of Compliance, Transaction Monitoring and Sanctions, you will:

    • Review and disposition Sanctions-related alerts from Sanctions screening third-party vendor, blockchain analytics, IP address monitoring, or geo-location blocking tools
    • Perform in-depth investigative research on companies and/or individuals who are clients, prospective clients, and/or connected parties by utilizing a range of internal data ( transaction activity, KYC, etc
      ), and external data ( blockchains, internet, media, legal, corporate and other publicly available records and databases)
    • Review and disposition Sanctions-related alerts from customer onboarding or Customer Due Diligence (“CDD”) reviews, including related to adverse media indicating a Sanctions nexus
    • Analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data sets to produce in-depth and high-quality written reports that provide assessments of financial crime ( money laundering, bribery and corruption, fraud, tax evasion, sanctions and terrorist financing)
    • Maintain thorough records  and supporting documentation for all investigations
    • Draft Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) or equivalent with national authorities when necessary
    • Provide training to employees on investigation/transaction monitoring topics
    • Manage Sanctions-related screening lists, including assisting the OFAC/Sanctions Officer with the selection and testing of Sanctions screening lists
    • Refine and build upon our Sanctions and transaction monitoring compliance frameworks, including maintenance and enhancement of relevant policies and procedures
    • Prepare monthly management reporting for transaction monitoring metrics for the MLRO and CEO
    • Actively develop knowledge of criminal methods and AML typologies, applying these characteristics through analysis of transaction data to identify unusual activity
    • Stay abreast of industry standards and developments in the areas of KYC,/AML and OFAC, and apply regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures to case investigations

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

    • Relevant experience in OFAC screening and investigations programs at financial institution
    • Extensive knowledge of MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) regulatory requirements related to investigations and reporting, familiarity with PEP, negative media, and SDN risks
    • Strong compliance instincts and risk mitigation mindset
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and project management expertise
    • Highly organized and adept at managing competing priorities, diverse stakeholder groups, and ambiguity
    • Strong critical thinker and problem solver, with meticulous attention to detail
    • Experience using blockchain analytics tool and sanctions screening tools

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

    • Good understanding of MAS PSN 01, PSN 02, MAS 626 regulations
    • Knowledge of digital assets, payments industry, and familiarity with digital payment token monitoring requirements from MAS
    • Prior tech experience/start-up experience coupled with prior experience in traditional financial services
    • You were emotionally moved by the musical Hamilton! 😉 

Compensation at Anchorage Digital

    • Compensation at Anchorage Digital is market-driven and data informed and all full-time employees receive a market-leading salary, meaningful equity, and a generous perks and benefits package
    • Compensation Range: $114,550
      00 – $126,000
      00/yr – this salary range may be inclusive of multiple regional locations and job grades
      This compensation range will be narrowed during the interview process based on skills, abilities, and experience required
      We partner with third party firms annually to verify equity, cash, benefits, and perks benchmarks
      For sales and business development roles, the range provided is the On Target Earnings (“OTE”) which is inclusive of base salary + sales commissions/bonuses targets for the position
    • Benefits – Anchorage Digital is proud to provide market leading benefits to our employees
      In fact, we are only 1% of companies who offer 100% health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
      This means no monthly out-of-pocket premiums  for you or your family
      We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees in the United States, Portugal, and Singapore
       You can learn more about our culture and perks and benefits

About Anchorage Digital: Who we are

The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in  the evolving digital asset ecosystem
As a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy
 Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported, and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from
We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives
 Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status
Anchorage Digital considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with other legal requirements
“Anchorage Digital” refers to services that are offered either through Anchorage Hold, LLC a Delaware limited liability company and registered Money Services Business, Anchorage Digital Bank National Association, an OCC-chartered national trust bank, or Anchorage Lending CA, LLC a finance lender licensed by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, License No
60DBO-11976, or Anchorage Digital Singapore Pte Ltd, a Singapore private limited company, all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Anchor Labs, Inc
, a Delaware corporation
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