Kraken is hiring a
Web3 Compliance Analyst

Compensation: $83k - $153k *

Location: United States

Building the Future of Crypto 

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken ProKraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The team

Our global Compliance team is redefining how compliance should be done - we challenge the norms and practices of the incumbent industry participants to identify ways to make Compliance at Kraken a competitive advantage. Our teams navigate the regulatory uncertainty and changing policy positions of global regulators and governments to help chart a path that ensures Kraken is successful in a truly dynamic industry.

Compliance Analysts are learning the skills at both the company and the department way to perform the work. For this role, the work requires judgment on simple tasks. The specific business area is the primary scope and, when prompted, Compliance Analysts also participate in projects and special requests.

The opportunity

  • Review investigation reports and accurately upload the data to the government website. 

  • Manage various inboxes and case/alert queues and provide timely responses to all stakeholders

  • Communicate effectively when participating within cross-functional projects when requested

Skills you should HODL 

  • Foundational knowledge of AML programs 

  • Knowledge of basic AML Know-Your-Customer requirements

  • Attention to detail and ability to review investigation reports and accurately upload the data to the regulator’s website.

  • Ability to act independently in analyzing a customer’s risk and effectively research compliance regulations

  • Ability to be analytical/problem solving, and possess clear written and verbal communication skills 

  • The ability to balance competing priorities on a daily basis and organize time wisely

  • Proficient in Microsoft/Google Suite products (Excel, Google docs, sheets)

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Ability to contribute to ownership of work product and deliver results

  • Adaptability to global business and team needs

  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing regulatory environment

Nice-to-Haves

  • 1+ years experience in a compliance role at a financial institution or equivalent

  • Proficiency in various internal systems desired. Examples include:

    • RDC

    • Zendesk

    • Chainalysis

    • Admin

    • CF Admin

    • Metabase

    • OTC Metabase

  • Foreign language skills (Spanish, Italian, French, etc.)

Location Tagging: #US #LI-Remote

Building a better world of money

We’re Kraken. We empower everyone — from first-time traders to experienced pros — with new ways to transact and connect with crypto, so they can achieve true financial freedom and inclusion. We believe that crypto is a vehicle for change — a tool with the power to upend the unfair financial system in favor of something better, more inclusive, and made for the 21st-century. To reach our goals, we need a remarkable crew — a diverse and inclusive team of “Krakenites”, all working towards a shared mission: to accelerate the global adoption of crypto. If you’re excited to help us build a better world of money, we hope you’ll join us.

Before applying, find out more about our values, internal culture, and mission here.

Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 

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Compensation: $83k - $153k *

Location: United States


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