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Compliance Officer



Software Engineering, Legal
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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

Compliance Officer to ensures that the company operations and business goals functions in a legal and ethical manner. They are responsible for developing compliance and AML/TF programs, reviewing company policies, advising management on possible risks and also review employees.

Reports To

Compliance Director

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's degree in law, finance, business management, or a related field.
  • 3 – 5 years' proven experience in a compliance officer role.
  • Good knowledge of legal requirements and controls.
  • Experience in risk management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly-analytical with strong attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Integrity and professional ethics
  • Professional Compliance certification
  • Fluent in English and Spanish

What You Will Do

  • Developing, implementing and managing an organization's compliance program to ensure the organization operates in accordance with the federal laws
  • Prepare policies for identification and knowledge of the Client (KYC)
  • Verify that the company complies with the information and documentation requirements of the authorities.
  • Verify that the company complies with the orders of securing or unblocking of accounts or resources related to any AML/TF matters.
  • Define the criteria, measures and procedures to be adopted in order to comply with the regulations
  • Develop and review company policies.
  • Coordinating with regulators audits and requirements
  • Planning, implementing and overseeing risk-related programs
  • Regularly audits to identify possible weaknesses or risks.
  • Creating and coordinating proper reporting channels for compliance issues
  • Developing company compliance communications
  • Coordinating and scheduling required compliance training for employees
  • Implement and manage an effective compliance program
  • Create and manage effective action plans in response to audit discoveries
  • Resolve employee concerns about compliance.
  • Determine compliance metrics and tracking them
  • Sign off on new products to ensure it is compliance
  • Remain up to date on laws related to the organization and update policies accordingly
  • Perform compliance audits to determine whether establish protocols are being followed and where they can be improved
  • Maintain up to date written documentation and policies related to the organization's business activities
  • Resolve compliance staff members questions
  • Analysis of digital assets transfers from a compliance and AML/CTF perspective
  • Monitoring activities of customers transactions
  • Coordinate the follow-up activities of Operations and the investigations to be carried out at the institutional level.
  • Verify that the corresponding alerts have been analyzed and the respective investigations have been analyzed and documented, which shall be recorded in files or records.
  • Participating reviews of key clients and support for key projects
  • Inform the Committee regarding acts or omissions made by the directors, officers, employees
  • Inform the Committee of the execution of Transactions whose characteristics may generate a high risk
  • Support in the creation and sending of the AML reports

Research in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion suggests that individuals may hesitate to apply for jobs if they do not meet all the listed criteria. At Bitso, we value diversity and your unique strengths could be just what we're looking for. If this role excites you but you don't match every point in the description, we still want to hear from you.


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.
  • Volunteering days.
  • 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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