Financial Crime Manager (France)

About the company: Crypto.com was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 2 million users on its platform today,

About the company:

Crypto.com was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it’s a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 2 million users on its platform today, Crypto.com provides a powerful alternative to traditional financial services, turning its vision of “cryptocurrency in every wallet” into reality, one customer at a time. Crypto.com is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013and PCI: DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance. Crypto.com is headquartered in Hong Kong with a 250+ strong team. For more information, please visit www.crypto.com.

About the role:

The Financial Crimes Manager will report to the country’s Deputy MLRO and be responsible for supporting Crypto.com’s efforts in preventing its products and services from being used for a wide range of Financial Crimes. The role will furthermore entail acting as the Company’s TRACFIN correspondent and permanent control officer with the French Regulatory Authorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out customer account reviews in order to determine whether a reasonable suspicion of ML/FT exists;
  • Liaise with the Compliance Team to ensure that sufficient EDD has been requested and obtained on customers in according to their risk rating, as well as to properly assess whether the customer is involved in ML/FT;
  • Review and further investigate adverse media, PEP and sanction-related escalations and present results to the Deputy MLRO;
  • Extract and compile customer data required for the submission of external reports with the FIAU and responding to Law Enforcement Requests;
  • Assist the Financial Crimes Team in reviewing cases escalated by the Ongoing Monitoring Teams and file external reports to the FIAU as applicable;
  • Ensure proper and timely handling of internal unusual activity reports;
  • Act as a point of contact with relevant compliance teams and all relevant stakeholders;
  • Assist in the drafting and implementation of internal procedures to facilitate the escalation process;
  • Implement the Company’s AML/CFT policies and procedures;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of local AML/CFT regulations, best practices, internal controls and AML/CFT risk management practices;
  • Act as the Company’s TRACFIN correspondent and permanent control officer with the French Regulatory Authorities;
  • File external reports in French to the French Regulatory Authorities;
  • Ensure that the Company is compliant with it’s AML obligations under French Law. Perform any other duties and responsibilities as required to assist the Company in ensuring AML/CFT Compliance.

Requirements:

  • I.T. proficiency is a must;
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills in French and English;
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience in an AML/CFT role within a financial institution, experience in virtual financial assets (cryptocurrency) will be considered an asset;
  • A thorough understanding of AML/CFT regulations within the financial services/fintech industry in France;
  • Experience with filing external reports with Regulatory Authorities in France;
  • General compliance experience in multiple fields including AML, Sanctions, KYC and Onboarding;
  • Hands on experience in conducting financial crime investigations and writing corresponding narratives;
  • Experience filing external reports through the FIAU Go Aml Portal will be considered an asset;
  • Must be able to perform independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Strong organizational skills – must be multi-tasked oriented and able to balance priorities and deadlines;
  • Proficiency in the analysis of numeric data through excel or similar data tools;
  • Experience with blockchain analytics and monitoring tools will be considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of digital assets and fintech products is preferred;
  • CAMS certification, or willingness to obtain, preferred;
  • Ability to work within a matrixed environment and cross functionally with operations and technology functions.

Reference ID: FCM (France)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work remotely:

  • Yes
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