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Compliance Screening Analyst



IT, Legal
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, October 6, 2023

Who we are:

We are MoonPay. Architects of the future, inventors, artists, and authors of innovation.

Our vision? To unlock digital ownership for everyone. We are onboarding the world to web3, where people can own and control their digital identity, data, property, and money.

MoonPay is the world’s leading web3 infrastructure company. We provide end-to-end solutions for payments, enterprise-scale smart contract development, and digital asset management. Many of the world's most iconic brands rely on MoonPay to power their web3 strategies and ideas.

Now boarding the next generation of leaders. Come help us build what's next.

About the position:

Join our MoonPay Compliance Team as a Screening Analyst! In this role, you'll be a vital part of our Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), ensuring MoonPay operates in strict compliance with all legal, regulatory, and Group standards related to Sanctions Compliance and anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

Your key responsibilities include reviewing screening alerts, facilitating informed decisions on reputational and other risks, and aligning with regulatory and compliance stakeholders' expectations.

Our ideal candidate is a self-driven, curious professional experienced in Sanctions, AML/BSA, screening alerts, investigations, and Sanctions reporting. If you're a strategic problem solver who thrives in a dynamic environment, we want you on our team. Currently, our ideal candidate is based in Poland. 🌍

Key responsibilities:

  • Investigate, analyze and resolute sanctions & other screening alerts;

  • Conduct analysis of customer transactional activity (e.g. crypto trading, money movement, etc.) from sanctions perspective;

  • Work with team members to determine whether to close cases, escalate findings and/or file a report with agencies such such as Office of Foreign Assets Control;

  • Observing sanctions regulatory reporting requirements;

  • Conduct research using available systems and proprietary tools to identify relevant information;

  • Keep up-to-date with industry news and developments both in OFAC and BSA/AML, as well as in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space.

Skills & Experience:

  • A passion for harnessing the power of digital currency and blockchain technology and services built on top of it;

  • Expertise of AML and Sanctions regulations, risks and typologies;

  • Approx. 3 years of relevant experience in the financial sector, particularly in FinTech and/or crypto, with a preference for experience in sanctions and/or screening;

  • Proven track record of interpreting large amounts of complex information and extracting facts objectively;

  • Ability and passion to learn and adapt quickly, as the crypto space are constantly evolving;

  • First-rate decision making skills, bias for action and sound judgment;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail;

  • Ability to effectively balance multiple priorities and learn new tools quickly;

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships.

Bonus qualifications:

  • CGSS/ACAMS/ ACFCS or ICA accreditation.

  • Experience with blockchain analytics software.

  • Crypto compliance certifications.


Our interview process usually takes place on Zoom and tends to consist of the following stages:

  • Recruiter interview (~30 minutes)

  • Initial interview (~30-45 minutes)

  • Take home task (role dependent)

  • Virtual onsite (2-3 30 minute interviews)

  • Additional conversation (if applicable)


Equity package 📈
Unlimited holidays 🏝
Paid parental leave 👶 🍼
Home office setup allowance 🪑
Working in a disruptive and fast-growing industry where the possibilities are endless 🚀
Freedom, autonomy and responsibility 💪

Commitment to diversity:

At MoonPay we believe that every voice matters. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination. That’s why we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and are a proud equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including, but not limited to, hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, and leave of absence.

MoonPay is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our job application procedures for qualified individuals with disabilities. Please inform our Talent Team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.