As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
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About the role
Kraken is one of the world’s largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we’re growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry.
As the Head of AML & Deputy Compliance Officer, you will report to the Head of Compliance, Kraken Ireland, and have responsibility for the regulatory compliance of the firm with all applicable regulatory requirements, including overall responsibility for anti money laundering compliance. You will serve a lead role in a cross-functional team that ensures Kraken remains at all times in good regulatory standing in the region. The ideal candidate should have experience working in a fintech or exchange trading environment, with a deep understanding of requirements applicable to Kraken Ireland’s regulated activities in Ireland and the larger European Union (EU).
An understanding of regulatory frameworks applicable to regulated financial firms in Europe is strongly preferred, such as those governing activities under the E-Money Regulations and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).
This role is based in Ireland.
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don’t fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you’re passionate or knowledgable about crypto!
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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