Licensing and Regulatory Reporting Manager

Legal · Atlanta, Georgia
Department Legal
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Celsius Network


Celsius addresses the financial needs of today’s consumers worldwide through a democratized interest income and lending platform accessible via mobile and desktop app. With a mission to put unparalleled economic freedom in the hands of the people, and a core belief that financial services should only do what is in the best interests of the community, Celsius is a modern earning and lending platform where membership provides access to curated financial services that are not available through traditional financial institutions. Crypto holders can earn yield on the digital assets in their account with Celsius, and can borrow fiat or stable coins against their crypto collateral at the lowest interest rates in the space.  

 

The Celsius team is committed to doing good and doing well. We believe in the power of disruption and the importance of decentralization to create a new system that acts in the best interest of everyone. Each member of our team brings something unique and innovative to the table, but the common thread that links us together is our passion for blockchain, equality, and leading the next financial revolution that changes the equation to bring power back to the people.


We are looking for a proactive Licensing Manager to provide strong support for the licensing and examination program. The ideal candidate should have experience in licensing for money transmission and lending licenses, both in and outside the NMLS. The Licensing Manager is reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for overseeing the state lending and money transmission licensing efforts. 


  • Lead the license acquisition process in the US and subsequently review applications for completeness and accuracy.
  • Manage money transmitter and lending licenses through NMLS.
  • Responsible for leading regulatory examinations and audits of Celsius's licenses.
  • Monitor expiration of licenses and deadlines for other regulatory requirements such as quarterly and annual reports.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to develop process improvements to ensure that new and existing loan and money transmission products comply with policies and applicable multi-state laws and regulations.
  • Handle queries and questions on the Compliance Program from the business and support functions.
  • Continually identify opportunities for efficiencies while escalating any control deficiencies.


Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in compliance within the financial services or cryptocurrency industries.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience with state licensing and working in the NMLS system.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of compliance experience in consumer lending and money transmission. 
  • Project management experience with excellent organization skills. 
  • Basic understanding of AML/CTF and Sanctions programs and the applicable legislation in the USA.
  • Self-motivated, critical thinker, and adept at working independently and in a dispersed team environment covering multiple and varied tasks.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills


This person can be located in Atlanta or elsewhere in the EST.



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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Department
    Legal
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level