Chief Compliance Officer, Crypto

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary HKD2000000 - HKD2800000 per annum
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
Discipline Crypto & Blockchain
ContactJeffrey Chan

Job description

Highlight of the role:
  • Stable working environment
  • Generous Bonus Scheme 
  • Permanent job opportunity

About the Company:

  • This organization is one of the world's leading digital assets ecosystems, offering one of the most comprehensive suites of blockchain products and services available.
  • It is also one of the fastest growing companies in the digital assets sector. For those seeking cutting-edge work with opportunities to develop their career alongside industry-leading experts who share a belief in the future of cryptocurrency, this could be an exceptional opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead the Compliance department and the company's overall compliance efforts, working closely with the Chief Legal Officer.
  • Develop and maintain robust compliance policies, procedures, controls, and frameworks to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee execution and adherence to policies and internal controls.
  • Assist with AML registration and/or licensing projects.
  • Create compliance reports and other materials for stakeholders.
  • Develop a roadmap for the Compliance department's continued adequacy.
  • Manage regulatory inquiries and exams.
  • Implement efficiencies and process improvements.
  • Collaborate with legal and other compliance professionals on relevant projects.
  • Administer company-wide compliance training.
  • Oversee compliance risk assessments, audits, and monitoring programs.
  • Stay apprised of regulatory updates and provide guidance.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are consistent with regulations.
  • Oversee regulatory filings.
  • Work cross-functionally to implement an effective compliance program.
  • Oversee internal control effectiveness and mitigate residual risks.
  • Contribute to the surveillance program, including transaction monitoring.
  • Represent the Compliance department before stakeholders and regulators
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in law, business, compliance, or a related field.
  • Minimum 15 years of leading compliance experience in financial services, FinTech, or cryptocurrency.
  • Previous experience as a Chief Compliance Officer (or equivalent) is highly valued.
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate, and develop a team.
  • Track record in licensing and regulatory matters for financial and cryptocurrency organizations.
  • Knowledge of the latest policy and rules from standard-setting bodies.
  • Start-up experience, especially in handling complex compliance matters, is preferred.
  • Experience in sanctions compliance, KYC, and AML controls is necessary.
  • Ability to work independently and make tough decisions.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory obligations for financial services firms.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the virtual assets regulatory environment and licensing requirements.
  • Experience with digital asset products (spot trading, copy trading, margins, derivatives, options).
  • Skilled in collaborating with stakeholders across technical and non-technical groups.
  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin.
  • Preference for the successful candidate to be based in Singapore or Hong Kong.

If you believe that you meet the above mentioned requirements and possess the passion and determination to thrive in this position, we warmly encourage you to submit your application. Please click the 'Apply' button below or send your updated CV to
Still contemplating? Feel free to reach out to Jeffrey Chan at +852 9768 6370 for a confidential discussion about this opportunity. We are always delighted to assist you.