Compliance Lead, KYC


Who We Are

OKX is revolutionizing world systems through our cutting-edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal and blockchain ecosystems. We are deeply committed to shaping a fairer, more transparent and accessible society through blockchain technology and to date, we have 50+ million users, 3000+ employees and 180+ countries believing in the same vision as us. We are safe and reliable, backed by our Proof of Reserves. As strong supporters of the Arts and Sports, we are proud partners of @McLarenF1 @ManCity @Tribeca.
The Compliance function at Okcoin is responsible for the overall compliance culture at the company. We’re a team of risk-minded problem solvers who advise the business on the company’s regulatory obligations and enterprise risk. Our KYC Advisory team, in particular, is responsible for the strategic design, implementation, and oversight of the Global KYC Program across all business lines.

What You’ll be Doing:

The individual will be required to integrate subject matter and industry expertise within this functional domain. They will appropriately assess risk, coordinate with the Business (e.g. Product, Engineering, Design, etc), Legal, and other Compliance Advisory teams, demonstrate consideration for OKGroup’s reputation by driving compliance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations.
In this role you will:
  • Lead the strategic design, implementation, and oversight of the Global KYC Program.
  • Provide guidance, clarifications, and answer queries on all global KYC programs and operational matters.
  • Evaluate, enhance, and implement key controls and frameworks.
  • Support the identification and evaluation of process deficiencies, enhance reporting capabilities and provide recommendations for corrective actions while satisfying regulatory and audit commitments.
  • Assist with special projects as needed, with the ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

What We Look For in You:

  • 7+ years of experience in compliance in financial services, FinTech or cryptocurrency industries.
  • Experience building and managing KYC/CDD/EDD programs of retail and/or institutional customers with a global remit.
  • Well versed with global BSA/AML, money transmission, and virtual currencies regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services regulations, compliance, policies, process, and procedures.
  • Excellent research, analytical and due diligence skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to interact and lead discussions.
  • Proven ability to work within and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, critical thinker and adept at working independently and in a dispersed team environment covering multiple and varied tasks.
  • Intuitive, highly ethical and comfortable to question and challenge.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience

Nice to Haves:

  • CAMS, CFCS, PMI, or equivalent certification

Highlights of Perks and Benefits:

  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance (Company pays 100% for employee/80% for dependents)
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program paid in BTC
  • Company Donation Match
  • More surprises when you join!

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • L&D programs and Education subsidy for employees’ growth and development
  • Various team building programs and company events
  • Wellness and meal allowances
  • Comprehensive healthcare schemes for employees and dependents
Okcoin Statement:
The salary range for this position is $152,000 to $229,000. The salary offered depends on a variety of factors, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. In addition to the salary, a performance bonus and long-term incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, as well as a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Okcoin and OKX internal or external careers site.
Okcoin is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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