Trading Compliance, Program Lead

Anchorage Digital makes it simple and secure for institutions to build products and gain exposure to digital assets as the first federally chartered digital asset bank. With secure custody at its core, Anchorage is the premier partner for institutions and corporations. Anchorage offers financial solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at

Anchorage Digital was founded in 2017 to advance institutional participation in digital assets. Anchorage began as the leader in digital asset custody, solving private key security, and expanded its offerings to make every form of institutional participation as seamless as possible through Lending, Trading, Financing, Staking, and Governance, all integrated with secure, regulated custody. Today, Anchorage brings the best of modern security engineering to institutional custody and banking.

Anchorage Digital Bank received the first federal banking charter for a digital bank and converted from its South Dakota trust charter in January 2021.

Anchorage Digital raised $350 million in a December 2021 Series D funding round that valued Anchorage at over $3 billion. Led by global investment firm KKR, other participants included Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, Apollo credit funds, funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Blockchain Capital, GIC, Lux Capital, PayPal Ventures, Thoma Bravo and Wellington Management. Its advisors include Stanley Druckenmiller, Kevin Warsh, Max Levchin, and Elad Gil.

Job Description

At Anchorage Digital we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions. With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service. We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn.We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in San Francisco, New York City, Indianapolis, Sioux Falls, Porto, and Singapore.As the Trading Compliance, Program Lead will lead the compliance program for the Trading business at Anchorage Digital and will serve as the CCO for current and future regulated entities. In this leadership role, you will help support new business activity across multiple regulated entities, and you will be at the forefront of regulated crypto activity in the industry, including interaction with regulators. With a mix of traditional finance and crypto expertise, you will lead a high performing team that helps support a variety of key functions within Compliance.

As the Trading Compliance, Program Lead, you will:

    • Lead a team of compliance professionals dedicated to the trading business at Anchorage Digital
    • Perform the  CCO role for the NFA IB and other regulated entities (as they are approved)
    • Lead regulatory interactions
    • Build out the compliance program and drive the creation of new policies, procedures and controls
    • Drive the advancement and execute on key strategic initiatives for compliance, partnering closely with internal stakeholders
    • Provide thought leadership to other internal stakeholders on how to identify, measure and control risk
    • Manage a team that is responsible for a wider variety of key functions including advisory guidance, testing, market surveillance, employee registrations, and marketing materials reviews

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

    • Experience building out a Compliance program and experience dealing with regulators
    • Securities, futures, and derivatives market experience with the ability to provide thought leadership
    • Experience working in a fast paced environment and a focus on delivering
    • Have the Series 24 license
    • Excellent verbal and communication skills
    • Experience in crypto or a keen interest and willingness to learn

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

    • You have prior experience in the crypto industry
    • You hold the Series 3 license
    • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system. :)
About Anchorage Digital: Who we areThe Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in  the evolving digital asset ecosystem. As  a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy. Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives. Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation.Protecting your privacy rights is important to Anchorage Digital, and we work to maintain the trust and confidence of our clients when handling personal or financial information. Please see our privacy policy notices here.

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