Senior Director
KYC and Sales Compliance
Posted on 11/30/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Company Stage


Total Funding





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Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Legal & Compliance
  • 13+ years of proven experience in KYC, AML, or Sanctions, including leading programs for Fintech or crypto businesses
  • 7+ years of management experience
  • Compliance experience in either banking, consulting, or cryptocurrency required. Experience in RegTech or Fintech companies is preferred
  • Proven experience with regulatory exams and presenting to examiners
  • Experience working hands-on with cross-functional partners, such as lawyers, engineers, product managers, data analysts, operations analysts to improve compliance processes and systems
  • Deep experience and knowledge of traditional money laundering and terrorist financing typologies
  • Experience and comfort working in an ever changing industry and the flexibility to quickly react to changing demands
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite
  • Owning the end-to-end global KYC strategy, including risk-based analysis and management of our service lines, customer segments, and funds flows
  • Owning the design, implementation, and documentation of policies, standards, and other procedural materials
  • Partnering with Sales and Marketing teams to establish a best-in-class Compliance Advisory and Support function, supporting market expansion and scaling initiatives
  • Leading the team determining how Compliance should be built into customer relationships and products/services
  • Providing embedded functional support to facilitate the completion of due diligence for prospective clients
  • Partnering with product development teams through the provision of timely guidance and support throughout the product lifecycle
  • Developing, monitoring and reporting on a suite of critical metrics for Executive Leadership and Board-level reporting
  • Collaborating closely with the Compliance Operations team to operationalize the KYC and Sales Compliance programs
  • Working closely with various teams to support license applications across multiple regions
  • Presenting to regulators, examiners and auditors performing reviews of the Compliance program
  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance