Kraken Digital Asset Exchange is hiring a
Web3 Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer - Ireland

Compensation: $54k - $95k *

Location: Dublin

Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer - Ireland

Dublin /
Regional Operations – European Operations /
Remote Full-time
/ Remote

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Building the Internet of Money 

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 adoption of cryptocurrency so the world 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. 

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As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who have a long track record of building premium products for professionals and institutions as well as newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Cryptowatch, with a focus on world-class customer support and crypto education for all. 

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The team
The Ireland AML/CFT team plays a vital role in ensuring that Financial Crime risk is appropriately managed for the Irish operations with the collaboration of our passionate and dynamic subject matter experts across our global teams.

The team embraces hyper-transparency, fostering an environment of open dialogue, candid discussions staying adaptable in the ever-evolving crypto industry whilst ensuring, at all times, that Financial Crime risk management remains a key driver as we expand and scale our market leading proposition and services globally.

As the Deputy MLRO, you will have responsibility of supporting the MLRO in ensuring that Kraken adheres to all applicable AML/CFT and Compliance requirements under Irish law. 

The ideal candidate should have experience working in a dynamic fast paced financial services environment, with a deep understanding of requirements applicable to Kraken’s activity under the Payment Services Regulations, Electronic Money Regulations, and AML/CTF regulations relevant to crypto asset activities in Ireland & Europe. 

This role is based in Ireland.

The Opportunity

    • Support the MLRO in the day-to-day  internal AML/CFT advisory matters and initiatives relevant to the Irish operations
    • Support Kraken’s Irish Executive Leadership to ensure Irish AML/CFT operational compliance requirements are implemented
    • Provide AML/CFT expertise to internal key stakeholders across Ireland and Group in relation to best-in-class AML/CFT risk management
    • Monitor internal and external business, regulatory and technology environments to identify new or emerging compliance risks and verify remediation of issues as applicable
    • Support with the management of the AML/CFT Framework for Ireland including: the ongoing management of the AML/CFT Business Wide Risk Assessment, the development and implementation of the AML/CFT Compliance Monitoring Programme, the drafting and review of Irish and Group AML/CFT Compliance policies and procedures, the oversight and monitoring of, the submission of any relevant compliance regulatory reports, STRs/SARs, and other filings to be submitted to relevant regulatory authorities, assisting with the reporting of key AML/CFT matters to the Risk Committees and the Board, assisting with the preparation of regular management reports to the Risk Committee, Board and wider Group of key AML/CFT matters as they relate to the Irish operations and the delivery of the AML/CFT Board and Senior Management AML/CFT Training
    • Coordinate and liaise with Kraken Global Compliance to ensure alignment between global, regional and local compliance policies, procedures, and operations
    • Support with the assessment and oversight of the implementation of new regulatory compliance requirements as they arise, assist with regulatory horizon scanning, and advise executive management accordinglySupport regional product development by advising on the compliance impact and requirements associated with localised product launches.Deputise for MLRO in their absence

Skills you should HODL

    • 5+ years of experience in a previous regulatory or compliance position at a fintech or financial services firm, or regulatory institution
    • Demonstrable prior experience of AML legislation in Ireland and Europe
    • Comprehensive knowledge with anti-money laundering legislation, obligations and in particular 4th and 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive
    • Experience developing policies and procedures that ensure hyper-growth innovation is advanced compliantly

Nice to have

    • ​​Advanced professional certifications such as "CAMS"
    • Demonstrable prior experience in relation to the regulation of crypto asset services in Ireland
    • Strong knowledge of the Irish/European crypto asset regulatory environment and any upstream regulations emerging from Europe in this regard including developments, and relevant registration and licensing requirements for crypto and adjacent financial services
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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Location: Dublin

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