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Compliance Analyst



IT, Legal
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Compliance Analyst

About us

Caliza is building the infrastructure to power stable finance for everyone. Currency volatility and lack of access to financial products make saving and building wealth challenging in emerging markets. Our software allows companies around the world to open digital dollar accounts, enabling their customers to access the digital dollar economy.
Our mission is backed by top-tier VCs including Better Tomorrow Ventures, Abstract Ventures, Valor Capital, Quona Capital, QED Investors, and the Raba Partnership as well as the founders of Rappi, Flutterwave, Chipper Cash, Compound, and many more.
We are a global team with a global product and a global mission. Our team brings experience from Visa, Nubank, Mercado Livre, Upstart, Silicon Valley Bank, Intuit, and more.

About the Role

We’re looking for our first Compliance Analyst. You will report to the Head of Legal and work closely with our team to identify, analyze, and resolve compliance alerts associated with customer onboarding and transactions flagged for review in our priority markets. You will help maintain and update existing compliance models, and report results to senior management, partners, and clients. As Caliza’s operational compliance expert, you will be an essential member of our team enabling customer onboarding and ensuring customer safety.

Your impact at Caliza

You will:
Review documentation for new customer accounts, evaluate high-risk accounts, and analyze new customer processes and policies.
Monitor queues, observe customer transactions to identify fraudulent activity such as account take over, friendly fraud, theft, and other risks.
Identify fraudulent transactions and stop them from further processing.
Interact with partners and clients to validate information, resolve transactions, and to confirm or cancel authorizations.
Determine existing anti-money laundering trends by analyzing accounts and transaction patterns.
Identify system improvements to prevent fraudulent activities.
Maintain analysis models to improve efficiency and effectiveness of company systems.

About you

Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years experience in the financial services industry.
Experience working in a compliance function with knowledge of BSA/KYC, AML, transaction monitoring and fraud rules.
Comfort working cross-functionally on multiple tasks to deliver on key organizational objectives.
Excellent communicator who can effectively deliver a message to internal and external stakeholders, including everyone from start ups, to major financial institutions, to local regulatory agencies.
Able to thrive at a startup, i.e., in a fast-paced environment with high levels of ambiguity, including experience bringing initiatives “from 0 to 1”.
Team player that’s ready to wear many hats!
Spanish or Portuguese language proficiency is a plus.

What we offer

Competitive cash and equity compensation at a well-funded early-stage startup
In-person team offsites
Virtual happy hours
We care about your goals — growth opportunities at the company and flexible budget for professional development
We love to learn — unlimited book budget
Work-from-home stipend to optimize your setup
Sound good to you? To apply, send an email with "{Your Name}: Compliance Analyst - {Person Who Referred You} Referral" in the subject line and your resume to hello@caliza.co. We can't wait to hear from you!