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Compliance Associate (NY)

| Greater NYC Area
About Paxos
Paxos' mission is to modernize finance by mobilizing assets at the speed of the internet. Paxos is building a future where all assets--from money to gold to securities--will be digitized and move instantaneously, 24/7. Settlement risk will cease to exist, so trillions of dollars of trapped capital can go to work in a global, frictionless economy. (Check out our Twitter feed for the latest news and information.)
Our Products include: 
  • Paxos Standard (PAX) is a digital dollar and the world’s first regulated crypto asset. This stablecoin is backed 1:1 by dollars and offers a liquid, digital alternative to cash that is available 24/7 for instantaneous transaction settlement around the world. Launched in September 2018, it’s the most traded USD-backed stablecoin.
  • itBit is a crypto-asset exchange. We also offer related trading services including escrow, custody and OTC trading.
  • Post-Trade: Based in London, our Post-Trade team works on a broad suite of products to simplify post-trade confirmations for precious metals, other commodities and FX markets. The team launched Paxos Confirmation Service in late 2018 and has already confirmed well over 100,000 trades with aggregate notional values in the hundreds of billions of dollars.
We are looking for a Compliance Associate to join our rapidly growing FinTech company. The Compliance Associate will be a results-oriented compliance professional who can drive compliance initiatives with regards to our regulatory obligations and be able to thrive in a high growth tech startup environment.
Who You Are: 
  • You have 2-4 years of compliance experience under your belt
  • You have a fundamental understanding of local anti-money laundering and sanctions regulations.
  • You have experience with multiple Compliance functions, including transaction monitoring, client onboarding, KYC, SARs, etc
  • You have strong writing capabilities where deliverables are to be reviewed by regulators, auditors and law enforcement.
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced and tech-oriented environment within a global team setting.
  • You embody our culture and values
  • Experience with Excel and data analytic tools is highly preferable.
What you’ll do:
  • You will execute all objectives of the entire Compliance program, including transaction monitoring and investigations, client onboarding and customer due diligence, SARs, sanctions screening, vendor management, training, etc.
  • You will effectively coordinate with business and operational teams through the client onboarding approval process to provide an optimal customer experience while maintaining our regulatory obligations with regards to customer identification.
  • You will actively partner with global functional teams to execute shared compliance-specific projects and responsibilities. 
Paxos is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, color, race, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.
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Paxos is located right by Grand Central, a convenient location for all commuters with plenty of food and entertainment options.