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Member of Compliance, Transaction Monitoring

Anchorage Digital

Anchorage Digital

Legal
United States
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
At Anchorage Digital, we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.
Anchorage Digital is a crypto platform that enables institutions to participate in digital assets through custody, staking, trading, governance, settlement, and the industry's leading security infrastructure. Home to Anchorage Digital Bank N.A., the only federally chartered crypto bank in the U.S., Anchorage Digital also serves institutions through Anchorage Digital Singapore, Porto by Anchorage Digital.
The company is funded by leading institutions including Andreessen Horowitz, GIC, Goldman Sachs, KKR, and Visa, with its Series D valuation over $3 billion. Founded in 2017 in San Francisco, California, Anchorage Digital has offices in New York, New York; Porto, Portugal; Singapore; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Learn more at anchorage.com, on X @Anchorage, and on LinkedIn.
As a Member of Compliance, Transaction Monitoring, you’ll be provided the opportunity to work in various blockchain analytics and behavioral transaction monitoring systems (e.g., TRM Labs, Jira TMS, etc.), being on the front lines of implementing and developing the most advanced and regulated transaction monitoring program in the digital asset industry. You are recognized as an expert within the transaction monitoring systems and can apply that expertise to have significant influence within and outside of the team. You are responsible for the management of transaction monitoring alerts, as well as working closely with direct leadership in providing feedback on workflow or system enhancements and implementations. Additional duties require clear speaking within meetings, as well as presenting oneself as a mentor for other team members in order to obtain consistency in work output and knowledge across team functions. The role is a critical element of the Bank’s defense against money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud
We have created the Factors of Growth & Impact to help Villagers better measure impact and articulate coaching, feedback, and the rich and rewarding learning that happens while exploring, developing, and mastering the capabilities and contributions within and outside of the Member of Compliance, Transaction Monitoring role:

Technical Skills:

  • Apply your extensive knowledge and experience with the tools used by the transaction monitoring team, and be able to speak to them at a high level with senior management.
  • Demonstrate experience in identifying gaps in team workflows and procedures, raising awareness to leadership with suggestions on how to properly address the gaps and ensure proper procedures are followed, updated, and training conducted within and outside of the team, as appropriate.

Complexity and Impact of Work:

  • Provide feedback to direct leadership on methods or systems used by the team, or outside of the team, having the ability to navigate roadblocks and obstacles that may come up, and escalating when blocked.
  • Manage transaction monitoring alerts and disposition workflows.
  • Work independently with good time management skills, managing multiple tasks assigned with little to no direction, only requiring work to be reviewed at critical points.
  • Be a mentor for new-hires in onboarding, system setup, and training of processes.
  • Assist the team in tuning exercises, as well as implementation of monitoring rules to prevent and detect money laundering, fraud or other financial crime responding to emerging trends.
  • Be a prolific contributor of high quality who makes impactful contributions to the team, and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Participate in the hiring process by submitting referrals or conducting interviews.
  • Consistently demonstrate on-time delivery and high quality work product. When a deadline or commitment is at risk, escalate to manager to help manage priorities, if appropriate, and alert affected stakeholders so "no surprises."

Organizational Knowledge:

  • Be aware of the strategy of Anchorage Digital to guarantee its successful implementation and be considered when defining the planning and goals of the team.
  • Apply your deep understanding of the team's objectives and work with leadership to ensure regulatory compliance is being met.
  • Ensure that knowledge is shared amongst the transaction monitoring team and do not position yourself or others as a single point of failure.

Communication and Influence:

  • Promote a positive working environment for inside and outside of the team with proper listening, speaking and empathy with colleagues, as well being a role model of our culture pillars.
  • Work closely with the team in order to solve problems and assist or guide other members in processes or workflows within their area of specialization or domain, helping others understand the strategic goals of Anchorage Digital and how their work relates to these.
  • Use expert judgment, insight, recommendations, conclusion, and ideas on how to improve the team (e.g., workflows, inventory, etc.)
  • Consistently express clear, thoughtful, analytical and solutions-oriented communication, whether in high-impact slides/decks, written communications in slack or email, or verbal communications.

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

  • Experience in BSA/AML transactional review for institutional clients
  • Knowledge in BSA/AML and/or Sanctions regulations
  • Expertise in using blockchain analytics tools to disposition transaction monitoring alerts, preferably at a Bank or regulated Exchange
  • A passion for building out programs in their early stages, including creation and maintenance of policies, procedures, and new tools
  • A proven track record of being able to work independently
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Highly curious and a fast learner

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

  • You have expertise in data analytics and/or spreadsheet pivots/formulas for data analysis
  • Blockchain Analytics Certifications (TRM, Chainalysis, etc.)
  • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system. :)

Compensation at Anchorage Digital:

  • Compensation at Anchorage Digital is market-driven and data-informed. All full-time employees receive a market-leading salary, meaningful equity, and a generous perks and benefits package.
  • Compensation Range: $91,570 - $117,000.00 - 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 and perks to our employees. 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 globally.
  • You can learn more about our culture and perks and benefits here.
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 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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