AML/Fraud Investigator @OKCoin


San Francisco, CA, USA

Full time

Dec 9

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Imagine a world where everyone is a trader. OKCoin is on a mission to make crypto investing and trading more accessible to anyone around the world. We are building the next generation of tools to help onboard the investors and traders who have been on the fence about crypto.

OKCoin is a globally licensed exchange with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Korea. We are a collective of global citizens with a common passion to help decentralize finance and level the economic playing field for everyone around the world.

A unique and highly-impactful role at one of the fastest-growing global cryptocurrency exchanges based in SF-SOMA (with stunning views of the Bay Bridge). The AML/Fraud Investigator is responsible to investigate cases that have been identified through our monitoring systems for potential money laundering, terrorist financing, Bank Secrecy Act violations and other fraud related issues such as wire, ACH or card fraud. This individual must have crypto and blockchain investigation experience. 

 Job Functions

In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Complete comprehensive investigation using various tools such as Elliptic, and be accountable and responsible for all information researched and contained in each case file 
  • Support the build out of our investigative function, document and maintain investigation policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with internal standards and all applicable laws and regulations
  • Prepare investigation and risk assessment reports, weekly investigation and monitoring metrics and progress reports to the Enterprise Risk Manager
  • Work with data and fraud teams to understand and design analytical methodologies and potential investigation scenarios for ongoing risk mitigation
  • Support the regional AML officers as needed in regard to case expertise and as needed for other AML/Fraud related topics
  • Required to maintain knowledge of AML/Fraud related regulations and attend a minimum of five hours of training per year

On the first day, we’ll expect you to have:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 - 4 years of relevant AML and fraud investigation experience working for a crypto currency exchange, or exposure to blockchain investigation
  • 1 - 2 years of experience with Elliptic, and providing feedback and recommendations on rules enhancement 
  • Proven analytical, research, and documentation skills
  • Results driven with the ability to influence others to deliver high quality work in a fast-paced innovative environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written and at all organizational levels. 

Note: The ideal candidate is based in the Bay Area.

OKCoin Statement:

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 for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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