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Compliance Associate



Latin America
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

Working At Bitso

We are a diverse team that takes pride in understanding the perspectives of others. We fully embrace working remotely and we are eager to act, improve and accelerate progress inside and outside of our organization.

To drive revolutionary changes in society and make crypto useful, we delight our customers with world-class products, deep care, and intentional empathy.

Your Purpose

As Compliance Analyst, you will be performing qualitative and quantitative analysis over transaction monitoring alerts raised and prepare internal investigation case reports based on the analysis conducted. As well as assisting with internal/external audits, regulatory on-sites and conducting high risk and PEP reviews.

You will be working closely with group Compliance Managers and MLROs and aid in the SAR preparation process.

Reports To

Compliance Manager (Gibraltar)

Who You Are

Failure to meet any of the following required qualifications could result in an automatic rejection.

  • At least 2 years of experience in the Compliance, KYC/Onboarding, AML or Risk departments.
  • General knowledge of AML/FT Regulations and Best Practices (local and international).
  • Extremely tech savvy.
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
  • Adaptability to an ever-changing environment and the capability to articulate thorough analysis to stakeholders.
  • Experience working in a business environment where scalability is critical.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

What You Will Do

  • Investigate Users in relation to AML/TF concerns in Crypto (Chainalysis) and Fiat Environments.
  • Keep Registers (Admin, Spreadsheets on Drive, Unit21, Jira, Zendesk) up to date with every case generated.
  • Coordination with different Jurisdictions to fulfill authority requirements.
  • Creation and modifications on Manuals/Process in Compliance.
  • Identify and alert with urgent sense of Sanctions matters or Negative Adverse Media.
  • Clearly communicate requirements and expectations with Users, and have an overall customer centric approach to communication.
  • Collaborate with the Compliance, KYC, Customer Support, Payments teams on an ad hoc basis as required.
  • Leverage feedback for continuous improvement to the investigation process
  • Develop a deep understanding of AML typologies and Users and their operational objectives.
  • Assist with ongoing remediation programs.
  • Perform activities associated with Transaction Monitoring, including monitoring, alert investigation, and case escalation.
  • Verification of customer information and conduct of due diligence reviews, as part of the Money Laundering Prevention policy.
  • Assist in internal and external audits.
  • General knowledge of AML/FT Regulations and Best Practices (local and international).
  • Knowledge of PEPs & High Risk Users and what documentation/information is required for onboarding purposes and periodic reviews.
  • Assist the Compliance team in new and current projects.

Who We Are

With over 7 million users, Bitso is the leading cryptocurrency platform in Latin America. We are developing the cryptocurrency ecosystem in the region and enabling financial inclusion. We believe crypto is the future of finance, and we’re committed to making it useful by providing equal access to safe and intuitive financial products.

We are here to make a lasting impact on our customer’s lives and we do so by embracing our core values:

  • Be Human: we delight our customers through great products, deep care and true empathy. We are humble and we take pride in understanding the views of others to help us see the full picture.
  • Drive Change: we're fearless pioneers committed to unlocking the crypto revolution for humanity. We move fast, take risks and work together to drive lasting impact.
  • Choose Bold Honesty: we seek the truth, especially when it’s uncomfortable, in our teams, products and business reality because that will uncover where we need to focus.
  • Be An Owner: our sense of urgency makes us have a bias towards action, where we prioritize exceptionally and are wise in allocating our time to ensure we always deliver creative and innovative results.

Learn more about our culture and values.

Compensation & Benefits

At Bitso, you are taking the front seat on the edge of crypto innovation, creating the next generation of crypto-powered products.

So for those willing to commit, adapt and pioneer the most important change of the century we offer:

  • Me Time program, including unlimited paid time off.
  • Remote-first work environment.
  • Employee Stock Option program.
  • Zero trading fees through our Bitso app.
  • Extended Family Leave policy: all birthing parents, non-birthing parents and adopting parents are eligible for a 4-months leave.
  • Premium health, dental and life insurances in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.
  • Mental wellness platform.
  • Volunteering days.
  • Subsidized caregiving for children, adults or pets.
  • Monthly stipend for gym memberships, relaxation activities, sports equipment, cooking classes, books, entertainment and more.

Want to leave an undoubtedly legacy with us? Fasten your seatbelt and join this spaceship, where you will find exponential growth and the opportunity to thrive!

  • These are the applicable requisites, although equivalent competencies in any of the above will also be considered.
  • This role is expected to work remotely.
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