Compliance - Regulatory Compliance Specialist - Associate / VP
Founded in 2013, GSR is a fast-growing programmatic trading company in the exciting world of cryptocurrencies. We are one of the first established players in a nascent space, and have developed a leading market position.
We specialize in providing liquidity, risk management strategies and structured products to sophisticated global investors in the digital assets industry. Our leadership team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, Citadel, IBM and Oracle, among others, has created one of the world’s fastest, most robust, and transparent digital asset trading systems.
GSR works with cryptocurrency projects, traders, investors, miners, and more than 30 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. As a founding member of The Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM), GSR is also a leader in establishing and maintaining industry standards and protocols to support the healthy development and evolution of the global digital assets industry.
About us:Founded in 2013, GSR is a leading market-making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading with more than 250 employees in 5 countries. We provide billions of dollars of liquidity to cryptocurrency protocols and exchanges on a daily basis. We build long-term relationships with cryptocurrency communities and traditional investors by offering exceptional service, expertise and trading capabilities tailored to their specific needs.GSR works with token issuers, traders, investors, miners, and more than 30 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. In volatile markets we are a trusted partner to crypto native builders and to those exploring the industry for the first time. Our team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, and Citadel, among others, has developed one of the world’s most robust trading platforms designed to navigate issues unique to the digital asset markets. We have continuously improved our technology throughout our history, allowing for our clients to scale and execute their strategies with the highest level of efficiency.Working at GSR is an opportunity to be deeply embedded in every major sector of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. About the role:Our U.S. Legal and Compliance team is seeking an experienced compliance officer to lead GSR’s crypto money transmission licensing program and regulatory reporting function. In this role you will be responsible for maintaining our licensing platform and coordinating with the external supervision and examination of GSR’ program. This person will also lead the fulfillment of regulatory reporting obligations at the state and federal levels, including creating new processes for NMLS and swap data reporting as required and assist in core compliance matters. You should have experience managing a money transmission licensing program, familiarity with derivatives, enjoy problem solving, and be self-motivated with enthusiasm to be very hands on. This role requires strong communication skills and the ability to train others, monitor regulatory developments and comfort providing regular updates to senior management.You will be based in the NY metropolitan area with the ability to travel as required.
- You will be a disciplined self-starter with a high degree of motivation, analytical rigour and attention to detail, with a passion for communication and critical thinking.
- 4+ years working in compliance or a relevant function in the financial services, crypto or payments industry
- 2+ years experience using the NMLS licensing platform for the application of and maintenance of state licensing
- Experience in submitting applications or renewals at both federal and state level
- Solid understanding of federal and state laws and regulations, especially in relation to cryptocurrency or payments products Understanding of the Crypto ecosystem is a plus
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