DeFi Transaction Monitoring Analyst

Compliance · London, Greater London
Department Compliance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About Celsius Network


Celsius addresses the financial needs of today’s consumers worldwide through a democratized reward income and lending platform accessible via a mobile 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 platform where membership provides access to curated financial services that are not available through traditional financial institutions. Crypto holders can earn high-yield compounding interest by transferring coins to their Celsius Wallet and can borrow fiat currency 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. 


Role Purpose


An exciting opportunity has come about for a DeFi Transaction Monitoring Analyst to join Celsius Network Compliance team which has plans to expand within Europe


The Role: Full time and initially Remote


The key responsibility of this Global role will be to support Celsius’ Transaction Monitoring program in reviewing the activity within the DeFi platforms Celsius engage with.


You will also be responsible for supporting the Head of Transaction Monitoring with analytical and reporting activity, and working with a Senior Transaction Monitoring Analyst. 


This is an exciting and varied role helping to design, implement and sustain the rules framework of the transaction monitoring system as part of the AML  framework. You MUST have had experience working for, or with, DeFi. Also, you will preferably have had previous experience of Transaction Monitoring for Corporate and Retail customers, as well as some moderate knowledge of AML legislation.




This is a mid-level role with opportunities to learn and develop from an experienced team.


What will you be doing?


  • Day to day management of the transaction alerts from the DeFi transaction monitoring system, conducting appropriate reviews and making decisions / recommendations as to the risks posed to the business
  • Conduct in-depth 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
  • Seek to build an understanding of the profile of DeFi platforms highlighted through the transaction monitoring alert process
  • 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
  • Support the Risk management framework
  • Internal Reporting – compilation, provision & support of the Global Compliance team
  • Maintain sound professional working relationships with other Compliance teams, business development, and management
  • Produce accurate, timely and relevant MI for Global compliance



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-priotise 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


Desirable

  • Relevant business knowledge and experience of two regions, distribution channels or entities
  • Relevant qualification (ICA/ACAMS)
  • 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


About Celsius


Celsius Network was founded in 2017 with the mission to harness blockchain technology to provide unprecedented financial freedom, economic opportunity, and income equality for the 99%. It’s time to replace our current financial systems with a new model that only ever acts in the best interest of the community. Our goal is to act as a catalyst for financial disruption on a global scale by offering services that will bring the next 100 million people into cryptocurrency. Through our mobile wallet, Celsius members can deposit cryptocurrency to earn up to 10% annually on their coins, or use their crypto as collateral to get a loan at rates as low as 4.95%. #unbankyourself


What’s in it for you?


You’ll be welcomed into a high-performing team and as part of the deal, we offer a competitive package, an annual training allowance, a company culture of change and continuous improvement, a challenging and rewarding work environment with a genuine opportunity to develop.


Celsius is currently operating fully remotely while navigating COVID-19 guidelines, however, Celsius has offices in Hoboken, New York City, London and Tel Aviv and employs remote employees based in cities all around the world. This position is open to all qualified applicants in London as we build our presence globally. Please send CVs and cover letters to ukjobs@celsius.network.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Department
    Compliance
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced