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BSA Officer



New York, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023

About MoonPay 🌖💸

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.

Locations Supported

Currently, we are seeking candidates in Boston, New York City, and Miami..

This role will be hybrid, and will require you to spend some portion of your time in our office in one of these locations.

About the Opportunity ✍️

Join our MoonPay Compliance Team as our BSA/AML Officer! In this role, you'll be a vital part of our Compliance leadership team, 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).

As a key stakeholder in Moonpay’s US AML Compliance program, your key responsibilities include managing the day to day operation of the US AML program and ensuring that all processes and decisions align with regulatory requirements and expectations.

Our ideal candidate is a self-driven, player-coach, who lives and breathes AML and sanctions compliance. If you're a strategic problem solver who thrives in a dynamic environment, we want you on our team

What you will do…

  • File Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) based upon escalations from investigative teams

  • Provide oversight and decisioning of high risk customers and KYC escalations

  • Be the face of the US AML program to regulators and during regulatory examinations

  • Ensure completion of the periodic BSA/AML/OFAC risk assessment

  • Coordinate and ensure completion of annual AML Independent Assessment

  • Ensure timely completion of any identified issues related to the US AML program

  • Draft and keep up to date all policies and processes related to the US AML and sanctions program

  • Provide annual AML Training to the Board of Directors

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

About You

  • 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. 7+ years of relevant experience in the financial sector, particularly in FinTech and/or crypto;;

  • 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.

Most importantly, though, you will embody the core principles that everyone here at the MoonPay lives by. Our “BLOCK Values” are at the heart of everything we do - and they are…

B - Be Humble

L - Lead with Empathy

O - Own It

C - Communicate with Clarity

K - Kaizen

Bonus Qualifications

  • CGSS/ACAMS/ ACFCS or ICA accreditation.

  • Experience with blockchain analytics software.

  • Crypto compliance certifications.

Research has shown that women are less likely than men to apply for this role if they do not have experience in 100% of these areas. Please know that this list is indicative, and that we would still love to hear from you even if you feel that you are only a 75% match. Skills can be learnt, diversity cannot.


Equity package 📈
Unlimited holidays 🏝
Paid parental leave 👶 🍼

Annual training budget 💻
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.