Our client, a leading crypto currency group, is looking to hire an experienced compliance professional to build out and lead their compliance efforts. The parent group includes a number of leading digital asset subsidiaries. The role would work closely with the Founder of the group to establish a market leading compliance team for their new venture. Please note that this role is fully remote and based in the United States.
Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:
Design the compliance framework for the new entity, including policies and procedures in line with best-in-class standards
Act as the point of contact for regulators, external counsel, and other stakeholders to the business
Ensure the firm meets relevant regulatory requirements and legislation
Hire and build a high performing team
Introduce advance software/systems to build an efficient compliance team that can effectively handle a quickly expanding business
Develop a strong training program for all employees
Advise senior management on regulatory developments and requirements that will affect the business
Build a team to ensure a well informed and compliant employee base
Oversee, and partner with, internal and external counsel including developing communication protocols and handling decision making and resolutions end-to-end
Oversee vendor management processes from a risk & compliance standpoint
10+ years of compliance or legal experience
Strong understanding of the digital assets/crypto currency space
Experience working for a crypto currency platform/exchange
For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jackson Baker.
Phone: +44 (0)207 7870 7409
Reference Code: 11374
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully-curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.