AML Officer

WOO Network

WOO Network

Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Sunday, April 14, 2024

WOO operates a centralised exchange WOO X and a decentralised platform WOOFi, democratising access to top-tier liquidity and exceptional trading execution while keeping costs competitive. Our native token, $WOO offers token holders a unique position to participate, engage, and maximise the benefits of both the DeFi and CeFi ecosystem. Our team of highly-selected 170 employees is located in 12 cities worldwide 🚀

Our vision is to inspire confidence, higher performance, and joy in every user. We have a mission to provide the best liquidity on the best terms. We compete not just on price execution but also on integrity, user experience, innovative tools, and global opportunities.

About the opportunity:

We are looking for an AML Officer who can join us along this mission and vision. You’ll become an integral part of the Legal and Compliance team, which prioritises the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance to ensure a secure and trustworthy platform for our users. With extensive knowledge and experience in the crypto industry, our team is committed to maintaining the integrity of our exchange while safeguarding against illicit activities. Interested? Keep on reading!

What you’ll be working on:

  • Developing, implementing, and continuously improving AML policies, procedures, and controls following regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Conducting comprehensive risk assessments to identify and mitigate potential money laundering, terrorist financing, and other illicit activities on the platform.
  • Monitoring and analysing transactions, customer activity, and internal alerts to detect suspicious patterns or behaviours indicative of financial crime.
  • Investigating and escalating potential AML risks, conducting thorough due diligence and collaborating with relevant stakeholders to ensure appropriate action is taken.
  • Staying abreast of regulatory developments, industry trends, and emerging risks in the cryptocurrency and fintech sectors, providing expert guidance and recommendations to senior management.
  • Leading AML training and awareness initiatives for employees, promoting a culture of compliance and vigilance throughout the organisation.
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for regulatory inquiries, examinations, and audits related to AML matters, coordinating responses and ensuring timely and accurate reporting.

Why work with us:

Join us in realising our vision in advancing decentralisation, and leading innovation in CeFi and DeFi. Enjoy work flexibility, a supportive team, and an environment that nurtures your ideas. Plus, expect a performance-based annual bonus for all contributors at WOO 💪

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Law, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CAMS) preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in AML compliance within the financial services or fintech industry, with specific experience in cryptocurrency or digital asset exchanges highly desirable.
  • In-depth knowledge of AML laws, regulations, and guidance applicable to cryptocurrency businesses.
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing effective AML programs, policies, and controls, with a strong understanding of transaction monitoring, KYC/AML due diligence, and suspicious activity reporting requirements.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex financial transactions and identify potential AML risks or anomalies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and communicate complex AML concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including the ability to influence and inspire others, drive consensus, and foster a culture of compliance and integrity.
  • Excellent English.

Getting the job

We're actively seeking talented individuals to join our team outside of our typical hiring schedule. This proactive approach allows us to connect with exceptional candidates like you even before specific positions become available.

On average, successful candidates go through five rounds of interviews and tests. Our hiring process begins by meeting with our People Team, who help facilitate the process of placing you in your new role. You can expect to share your experience and ideas in online video interviews with our hiring team, made up of management and potential new colleagues.

Submitting your resume now ensures that you're first in line when new opportunities arise. By doing so, you'll have a head start in the selection process and get a chance to showcase your skills and experience.

Get started on your application here!