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KYC & Compliance Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Compliance, Financial Crime

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Jack Merriott

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0309

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a leading digital asset (cryptocurrency) trader, is currently looking for a KYC and Compliance Analyst for its London-based office. Joining the firm's global legal and compliance team, the successful candidate will be playing a crucial role in the firm's customer, exchange and financial institution onboarding process. You will also be instrumental in the ongoing compliance of operations functions and overall business development.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Spearheading the KYC and onboarding process for clients

  • Spearheading the onboarding process for exchanges, any third party providers and financial institutions including banks

  • Monitoring and documenting any identified unusual activity or AML flags

  • Spearheading risk assessments, periodic reviews as well as enhanced due diligence

  • Providing ongoing support to the firm's regional Compliance Officer and the wider Legal and Compliance team

  • Continuous liaising with other departments such as Operations and Finance in order to get the required information for client due diligence and onboarding

  • Researching and identifying regulatory information and developments that might impact the firm's operations

Your Profile

  • 1-3 years of AML/KYC experience in the financial services sector.

  • Educated to a degree level

  • Sound knowledge of UK & European AML legislation and other relevant regulations.

  • Any work experience in and/or knowledge of cryptocurrencies is beneficial for this position

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jack Merriott.
Phone: 020 3778 0309
Reference Code: 11357

About Rutherford

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 search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.