AML Operations Specialist


About OKX:

OKX is a world-leading digital asset trading platform, providing advanced financial services to traders globally by using blockchain technology.

OKX provides hundreds of token & futures trading pairs to help traders to optimise their strategy. We are also one of the top digital asset trading platforms by trading volume, serving millions of users in over 100 countries. OKX derivatives remains a top-notch venue globally and has a daily volume of approximately $10 billion and is widely recognised as the golden standard in the industry. We believe the blockchain technology will eliminate barriers to transactions, increase the efficiency of transactions across society, and eventually have a significant impact on the global economy. We strive to make innovative achievements that change the world and never stop to improve on our customer experience.


About the Opportunity:

In this business critical role, you will be taking on a crucial role in ensuring OKX adhere to the internal as well as industry’s standard of AML practice. You will be taking on the role in ensuring accurate detection of suspicious or fraudulent activities as well as taking an active participation in driving AML-oriented improvement projects within the team.


What You’ll Be Doing:

  1. Conduct daily reviews and triaging of alerts utilizing real-time blockchain analytics monitoring, manual reports or internal/external referrals.
  2. Review potential matches against various regulatory watchlists and conduct additional research to ascertain validity of matches; escalate potentially suspicious activity to management.
  3. Conduct regular risk assessments and monitor suspicious transactions to identify potential money laundering activities.
  4. Where appropriate, facilitate Requests for Information (RFIs) with cross-functional staff in the investigation of transaction monitoring cases.
  5. Conduct research using internal and external sources to help determine potentially suspicious activity and disposition of adverse news.
  6. Create, update and maintain files and records related to all supporting information used in mitigating the alerts.
  7. Work closely with other teams, such as Compliance, Legal, and Risk, to ensure that all AML-related activities are aligned with the company’s overall compliance strategy.
  8. Assist with the validation of the transaction monitoring system or any updates required.

What We Look For in You:

  1. 2+ years experience in conducting AML related alert reviews, account activity analysis and due-diligence in a financial services / fin-tech / payments or e-commerce based industry.
  2. Ability to work within shift-work mode arrangements
  3. Strong command in English language both spoken and written.
  4. Completion of tertiary education (Diploma / Higher Diploma / Degree & etc)

Nice to Have:

  1. Prior experience working in a multi-national or matrix environment.
  2. Knowledge with AML/CFT/Sanctions, money transmission regulations, and industry best practices.
  3. Familiarity with commonly used transaction monitoring & reporting tool(s), such as Solidus Labs, Chainalysis, or Notabene.
  4. Relevant industry certifications, e.g. CAMS.
  5. Cryptocurrency experience is a plus.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive remuneration package (Basic Salary + Shift Allowance + Annual Increment).
  • Meal allowance up to RM 500/ month
  • Monthly team building allowances
  • RM 2,500 Training & Wellness benefits per annum
  • Yearly bonus
  • Convenient workplace (5 minutes walk from MRT TRX).
  • Insurance coverage for employees & dependents
  • Excellent prospects for career progression: We provide you with assistance, opportunities for skill development, mentoring, and training programmes to help you succeed.
  • Employee engagement, recognition and appreciation programs.
  • Multinational working environment: Advance your career by interacting with individuals from various backgrounds, cultures, and nationality.
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