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Full-Time

Head of Compliance

UK

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Gemini

Gemini

501-1,000 employees

Cryptocurrency trading and storage platform

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Expert

Remote in UK

Category
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Required Skills
Management
Requirements
  • Prior compliance experience in an executive capacity for a UK regulated entity with a minimum of 12+ years compliance experience in technology platforms such as e-commerce, payment services, wider financial services, credit cards or global transaction services and exchanges
  • Proven experience gained within a relevant, regulated financial services organization and a strong understanding of relevant products and services, including current knowledge of their regulatory requirements
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and relationship building abilities
  • A tech-savvy, curious and innovative professional and team player with the proven ability to develop and run an effective compliance program in an energetic, pragmatic, flexible and professional manner
  • A proven track record of successfully advising, influencing and representing an international company with complex regulatory and legal matters; legal background is a plus
  • Ability to proactively analyze relevant business drivers and strategies with senior management and colleagues to put in place appropriate processes and controls
Responsibilities
  • Oversee Gemini’s UK compliance programme
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of the regulatory requirements and ensure any developments and changes are incorporated into procedures and practices as appropriate
  • Liaise with the FCA, maintaining an effective and open relationship with the regulator and managing all regulatory inquiries and reviews, including reporting and notification matters, in collaboration with Gemini’s UK leadership
  • Track new or revised regulations and implement internal procedures and processes to ensure compliance for the commercial activities of Gemini
  • Provide regulatory training to relevant staff on regulatory and legislative requirements and the maintenance of training records
  • Review, assess and enhance compliance policies and procedures and the compliance monitoring programme to reflect regulatory developments and best practices
  • Timely and proactively escalate issues resulting from compliance monitoring, resolution tracking and management/board reporting
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate records and details to prepare effective management and board reports
  • Proactively cooperate with other functions and key stakeholders to ensure that company objectives are achieved, even when these lie outside usual areas of responsibility
  • Review technical publications, articles, and abstracts to stay abreast of technical developments in the industry and monitor evolving developments to continually update and improve regulatory processes and frameworks in the region

Gemini Trust Company, LLC provides a platform for trading and storing cryptocurrencies, emphasizing security and compliance with features such as hardware security keys, two-factor authentication, and approved addresses for asset protection.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$403.3M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

-20%

Benefits

Flexible vacation policy

Retirement plan matching

Generous parental leave

Comprehensive health plans

Competitive compensation

Training and development

Health and wellness perks

Community events