Senior Compliance Analyst for New York

  • Compliance
  • New York, United States

Senior Compliance Analyst for New York

Job description


Xapo combines the convenience of an everyday Bitcoin wallet with the security of a deep cold storage Vault. Our business is growing fast, and we want to make sure we can keep providing the best quality support to our customers. We are looking for an experienced Complaince Analyst based in New York City who can actively contribute to a challenging work environment.


In charge of the execution of transaction monitoring and fraud detection controls in relation to Bitcoin.

Investigating anomalies, alerts, and “red flags” for suspicious activity

Submitting Suspicious Activity Reports to FinCEN

Supervising the conduction of customer due diligence by reviewing applications from new customers, and the activity of, existing partners, on the Xapo platform

Addressing sanctions alerts, and other applicable AML processes.

Ensuring the consistent application of the Xapo’s AML policy and program in the US.

Supporting ongoing development and tuning of AML monitoring systems in collaboration with operations and technical development teams

Assisting with regulatory audits and exams

Some Perks of working with Xapo


Absolute autonomy

Working as part of a global team

Learning from Silicon Valley’s brightest


Education background: Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field

At least 7 years experience within the financial services industry in Money Laundering prevention, financial crime or other relevant positions in US Banks, Financial Services, or Regulatory agencies

Strong understanding of the US Anti Bank Secrecy  Act.

Self-driven, excels with limited supervision, proactive, flexible and can operate in a fast-paced environment

Collaborative individual with a positive attitude, enthusiasm, professionalism and strong work ethic with a high level of integrity.

Experience in at least one of the following areas:

-Governance and oversight of Compliance Program.

-KYC and Customer Identification Program processes.

-AML Transaction Monitoring process and SAR Filing.



Awareness of the money laundering and fraud risks unique to Bitcoin

Preferably, to be based in NY city

Additional skills:

Fluent in English

Speak a second language ideal, preferably Spanish, but not a requirement

Positive attitude, passionate about Bitcoin and digital currency.

Determination and perseverance.

Team players with strong communication skills