Compliance officer

Do you want to be part of a new entrepreneurial adventure and help build the next global FinTech, then we might just have the job for you. Taurus is the European leading digital asset infrastruct

Do you want to be part of a new entrepreneurial adventure and help build the next global FinTech, then we might just have the job for you.

Taurus is the European leading digital asset infrastructure provider for banks, corporates and private companies. Using blockchain technology, its platform covers cryptocurrencies, tokenized securities, tokenized assets (such as NFTs), digital currencies, and stable coins.

We are looking for ambitious and driven individuals to support our fast global growth.

Tasks

Compliance (approx. 80%)

  • Handle day-to-day compliance tasks: opening client accounts and performing daily compliance monitoring and investigations
  • Propose, put in place and monitor controls related to compliance risks, in particular, but not limited to AML, cross-border, best execution, suitability, international sanctions, tax
  • Perform detailed AML analysis, blockchain sources of funds analysis, proof-of-control checks; maintain up-to-date client masterfile and AML register
  • Draft and update compliance-related policies and procedures, document controls
  • Train and raise awareness of compliance risks among employees
  • Propose and execute compliance monitoring program (CMP)
  • Contribute to the communication and reporting to regulatory authorities (e.g., FINMA, MROS, auditors)
  • Contribute to providing a bi-annual reporting to the Management Team and the Board
  • Ensure smooth relationship and collaboration with other control functions
  • Actively contribute to regulatory and AML audits, regulatory watch
  • Design and perform compliant controls

Legal support (approx. 20%)

  • Provide legal advice to the Management team
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts and legal documentation
  • Draft and manage policies & procedures about the Legal function
  • Ensure smooth relationship and collaboration with other control functions

Requirements

  • Law or economics degree with specialization in finance
  • Very good knowledge of Swiss legal and regulatory matters. Solid understanding of digital asset regulatory framework in Switzerland and globally
  • 2-4 years of experience in a similar function with regulated financial institution(s), such as a bank or a securities firm
  • Strong interest in digital assets, distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies
  • Very dynamic, energetic
  • Organized, autonomous and solution-oriented
  • Fluent in English and French. German a strong plus

Benefits

  • A unique opportunity to work in the crypto world
  • A great moment to join our growing adventure
  • Fast learning environment, entrepreneurship and team spirit
  • Collaboration with a highly skilled and experienced team, incl. world-renowned cryptography experts
  • Hybrid remote work and flexible working hours
  • Fun team events

As the company evolves in a dynamic and innovative environment, its DNA is based on merit. As such, there will be significant growth opportunities for candidates with an open and deliver mindset. We are an equal opportunity employer.

We will not consider applications via agencies.

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