Compliance Specialist
Posted on 2/13/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Proven experience as a Compliance Officer or Compliance Manager (5-7 years of experience)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • AML certification required (CAMS ideal)
  • Knowledge of key U.S. State money transmitter regulations, FinCEN reporting requirements; familiarity with global regulatory issues facing blockchain and crypto-asset businesses
  • Ability to develop and maintain detailed reporting
  • Demonstrated capacity to function in a hyper-growth, blockchain startup environment
  • Ability to represent the Company in communications with external parties such as state regulators, auditors, banks, and other regulatory and business partners
  • Preference for those having experience in blockchain, crypto assets, fintech, MSBs, or other similarly regulated organizations
  • Experience in risk management
  • Familiarity with GDPR and privacy compliance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Assist in the development and implementation of an effective compliance program across applicable laws, including anti-money laundering and sanctions, data privacy and other important compliance issues for various business lines, including personal wallets, bridges, and trading venues
  • Coordinate the money transmission licensing process, including create and revise policies/procedures, interact with auditors and regulators, manage regulatory training, and other related projects
  • Create sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them
  • Draft and revise company policies
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses
  • Evaluate business activities (e.g. investments) to assess compliance risk
  • Collaborate with external auditors and HR when needed
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices
  • Address employee concerns or questions on compliance matters
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals
Ava Labs

51-200 employees

Smart contracts platform for dApps
Company Overview
AVA Labs makes it simple to launch finance applications using blockchain technology–with highly scalable and efficient networks, customizable public and private blockchains, the capability to create any digital asset, and more. They are empowering people to build an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance.
  • Competitive Compensation
  • 401(k) (non-matching)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Comprehensive Insurance
  • Short-term/long-term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Additional Perks
  • Happy Hour Fridays
  • Team Activities
  • Remote-friendly Networking
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote Friendly
  • Volunteer Time-Off