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Compliance Director / Mlro - Uk
Posted on 2/21/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 7+ years in a senior compliance and managerial role; international management experience a strong plus
  • Ideally, you are approved by the FCA or have the qualities and qualifications to be approved
  • Bachelor's degree in Law/Compliance or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Professional certification is an added advantage (ACAMS, ICA Diploma etc.)
  • Proven experience and knowledge in Anti-Money Laundering regulations
  • Proven industry experience in the fintech sector, including familiarity with regtech tools
  • Strong knowledge of MLR in the UK, virtual currency regulations, data protection and other relevant regulation
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, global organisation maintaining close contact with relevant teams across multiple locations
  • Reasonable working knowledge of crypto/mobile digital wallet
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to provide useful and efficient counsel
  • Excellent communication, negotiation & management skills
  • Developing and implementing an effective AML compliance program
  • Ensuring ongoing compliance with the provisions of the POCA for finance crime reporting
  • Overseeing compliance with the Binance AML/CTF Policy and any other applicable rules and regulations in fulfilling their duties as the Head of Compliance / MLRO
  • Representing the local office as MLRO and complete SAR filings
  • Maintaining and updating as needed all compliance policies and manuals, including Anti-Money Laundering regulations and issues, and notification to the company of any regulatory changes
  • Monitoring the day-to-day operation of AML/CFT policies and responding promptly to any reasonable request for information made by the regulatory or law enforcement bodies
  • Responsible for all the FA regulatory reporting requirements and operating the reporting within the required standards of the local regulator
  • Ensuring that adequate arrangements are in place for a high-standard AML/CFT awareness and training of employees
  • Serving as the Data Protection Officer for the UK affiliate BML
  • Acting as a central point of contact for all information on compliance-related issues (e.g. breach of regulation, non-respect of procedures, conflicts of interest)
  • Providing compliance advice on new products for the UK market and tracking compliance procedures on new product or service launches
  • Supervising compliance operations of new fiat payment service providers
  • Collaborating with other departments on particular projects and special compliance projects as necessary
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses and create internal controls to monitor adherence. Performing internal compliance policy review, including ongoing assessments
  • Reporting STR/SAR figures to the Group Chief Compliance Officer / MLRO and any other key information aimed at making Binance AML/CFT Framework more robust
  • Managing monitoring and complaints registers and other records necessary to evidence compliance review efforts

1,001-5,000 employees

Largest cryptocurrency exchange
Company Overview
Binance is committed to furthering the freedom of money; its products, services, and internal processes all have freedom baked in them. Binance seeks to empower other organizations through open platforms and infrastructure that support them in building great products.
  • Competitive salary
  • Option to be paid in crypto
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote work for many roles
  • Company sponsored holidays
  • Learning and development programs
  • Free language classes
  • Relocation support
  • International transfers mid-career
Company Values
  • User-Focused - We protect our users by putting our users' needs first and delivering quality service
  • Freedom - We execute responsibly and autonomously. We empower those around us.
  • Collaboration - We communicate openly. We work as a team towards shared goals to build the ecosystem together.
  • Hardcore - We are results driven. We get things done. When we fail, we learn fast, and pick ourselves up.
  • Integrity - We are accountable for our actions. When we make mistakes, we fix them. We always act ethically. We never punch down.