Transaction Monitoring Analyst, AML (DeFi)

Compliance · Atlanta, Georgia
Department Compliance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

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.

What a Junior Transaction Monitoring Analyst, AML (DeFi) does:

  • Day to day management of the transaction alerts from the DeFi transaction monitoring system, conducting appropriate reviews and making decisions and recommendations as to the risks posed to the business
  • Conduct blockchain analysis and investigation of all AML system-generated alerts
  • Create and maintain accurate and concise records of all investigations undertaken including details on the rationale for any decisions made
  • Assist with the development and functionality of applicable in-house administered Transaction Monitoring systems
  • Ownership of individual alert cases using appropriate case management tools and techniques to progress in order to meet timescales for alert investigation process
  • Maintain sound professional working relationships with other Compliance teams, business units, and management
  • Produce reporting for the Senior DeFi Transaction Monitoring Analyst as assigned 

We tend to look for people with:

First and foremost, a positive attitude and a passion for learning along with:

  • Compliance awareness with a good understanding of the compliance challenges facing the business
  • An understanding of the impact of wider compliance issues on the business
  • An ability to work flexibly and re-prioritise work as appropriate 
  • Able to present solutions and influence final decision of line manager
  • Able to challenge and influence business decisions
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Manages and plans own work loads
  • Ability to translate research and analysis well into reasoned recommendations that informs effectively the decision-making process

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 months working for a DeFi platform, or 6 months within a firm providing Liquidity to DeFi platforms


  • Experience with Transaction Monitoring systems, such as Chainalysis
  • Actively makes recommendation and solutions upwards
  • Gives valuable insight by demonstration a deep understanding of the issues highlighted in the analysis and research

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