Compliance Associate | Kraken | Remote (UK)

Compliance Associate | Kraken | Remote (UK)

Remote UK
Application ends: July 4, 2024
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Job Description

Building the Future of Crypto 

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading securitycrypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken ProKraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

Proof of Work The Team: The Compliance Associate PWL, will sit within the UK Compliance Team and be responsible for ensuring the performance of operational financial crime and compliance controls and processes within the firm. The Opportunity:

  • Assist with the Compliance Monitoring Plan, conducting testing and reporting results to the relevant committees on the results.
  • Reviewing marketing and sales literature, performance presentations, and other advertising or educational materials for compliance with applicable UK laws and regulations including the financial promotions regime.  
  • Assisting with the handling of complaints in accordance with relevant requirements, if needed. 
  • Assistance with record keeping and admin requirements.
  • Monitor internal and external business, regulatory and technology environments to identify new or emerging compliance risks and verify remediation of issues as applicable
  • Supporting the UK team in responding to compliance related inquiries and due diligence requests from current or prospective banking partners.
  • Assisting senior management within the UK Compliance team with ad hoc and project work. 
  • Monitor internal and external business, regulatory and technology environments to identify new or emerging compliance risks and verify remediation of issues as applicable
  • Coordinate and liaise with Kraken Global Compliance to ensure alignment between global, regional and local compliance policies, procedures, and operations, if needed.

Skills you should HODL:

  • Compliance experience in a previous  position at a regulated MiFiD investment firm or crypto exchange.
  • Awareness of crypto regime developments 
  • Experience in compliance monitoring and testing.
  • Knowledge of the financial promotions regime and COBS4.
  • Practical knowledge of compliance risk management techniques
  • Proactive, organised and  comfortable with navigating ambiguity
  • Clear communication and able to translate compliance requirements to other departments.
  • Comfortable with using data to inform decision making
  • Execution mindset #LI-Remote #LI-TN1

Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don’t fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you’re passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.