FIU Manager at Coinme
FIU Manager Reports to Chief Compliance Officer At Coinme, our goal is to improve the financial lives for everyone by providing easy and ubiquitous access to consumer financial services built on blockchain technology. We believe that decentralization in finance through digital assets can transform the world by giving the power (and earnings) back to individuals. In order to accomplish this, Coinme is building out the world’s largest physical cash onramp to cryptocurrencies, a mobile-first digital bank-like experience, as well as provide Decentralized Finance (DeFi) services on a digital wallet. We envision a world where people will store, trade, and pay with their money on Coinme. This is a rare opportunity for a growth-minded individual to join a fast-growing exciting mission that will significantly impact the financial services industry and transform the lives of billions of people around the world. To support this mission, we are looking for a FIU Manager.
JOB SUMMARY Coinme is seeking a highly talented, self-motivated, and analytical individual to manage, develop and support the Global Financial Crime & Customer Protection program. This position will be primarily responsible for conducting complex investigations into incidents of fraud, money laundering, and other high risk typologies involving the illicit use of cryptocurrency, analyzing large data sets, identifying financial crime patterns, identifying trends and emerging threats, and typologies; and proactively working with internal and external partners, including law enforcement. Additionally, the role will include understanding holistic risk and identify global risk patterns, and reporting financial intelligence information to detect, deter, and mitigate financial crimes. This role also requires a self-starter with the ability to think critically and strategically when handling investigations, seeing beyond the initial facts presented and reviewing information thoroughly and in a highly organized manner to drive the investigation to conclusion. PRIMARY
RESPONSIBILITIES ● Comply with established policies, programs, procedures and laws to conduct and/or oversee effective case management, including in-depth investigations of all transactional activity. ● Ensure SARs (and all other reporting obligations) are appropriately filed within the required time frame, with the necessary detail to enable them to be effective and legally compliant. ● Analyze, research and timely reply to internal and external escalations of possibly suspicious activity including but not limited to complaints, subpoena requests, 314b inquiries, etc. ● Tracking reporting trends, typologies, etc. for risk assessments, AI effectiveness and/or other analytical trending. ● Providing next step recommendations to management and escalate issues as appropriate. ● Oversee relevant audit and exam issues, remediation efforts and discuss recommendations with Senior Management as well as prepare management responses in accordance with laws and regulations as well as industry best practices, and track remediation efforts to completion. ● Prepare presentations to Senior Management as required about various Compliance Department topics. ● Keeps up to date with AML/BSA EDD, record-keeping requirements as well as blockchain based typologies of suspicious activity. ● Responsible for providing reports, activity updates and confidential administrative support to Senior Management. ● Supervise investigative staff resources, policies, procedures, etc. ● Act as an information source to operations/customer service and provide guidance as needed ● Perform other duties as assigned or requested by Senior Management
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERTISE ● Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience. ● 4+ years of experience in the investigation of suspicious activity, fraud prevention, blockchain analysis, etc. within the virtual currency space or equivalent industry. ● Strong data analytic skills, blockchain analysis and/or Excel experience at a high level required. ● Ability to problem solve and implement solutions quickly. ● Excellent project management, communication, organizational, operational, and interpersonal skills. ● Previous experience of working with Virtual Currency, Blockchain, MSBs or other highly regulated financial services industry required. ● Experience managing, supervising and/or developing a successful FIU, anti-fraud, consumer protection program or equivalent experience. ● Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic financial services environment; ● Ability to maintain composure under pressure and make sound decisions. ● Display a high level of professional judgment, commitment, integrity, and teamwork. ● Strong collaboration skills and ability to positively influence teams through a climate of change. ● Results oriented with the ability to identify the long-term effects of decisions/solutions on customers and the business. ● Proficient in the use of a personal computer and its applications, including Windows and Windows based applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.). ● Ability to operate independently, manage multiple competing priorities with difficult deadlines, and exhibit a sense of urgency when necessary.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS ● Competitive salary ● Company sponsored comprehensive health benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and more. (Some plans are 100% company paid) ● Company-matched 401(k) plan ● 160 hours of PTO & 10 Paid holidays LOCATION This opportunity is for a full-time position located at our headquarters in Seattle, WA. Working remotely part of the time is an option for the right individual. Open to remote west coast applicants for the right individual. *This role will be remote while Covid restrictions are in place. TRAVEL Must be able to travel upon request. Coinme is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Full-time; Local or Remote