Sanctions Specialist (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)
Black Pen Recruitment
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Job Description

Sanctions Specialist (FinTech / Cryptocurrency)

Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large.

Their mission is to make cryptocurrency / blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before.

Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

Job Type : Remote Full-time

Requirements

Relevant education and experience and / or related professional designations / certifications (CAMS, CFE, Audit)

Minimum of 5 years of previous work experience in Sanctions compliance roles at a financial institution

Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a corporate management / supervisory position with multiple direct reports.

Post-secondary degree in Compliance, Risk, Finance, Legal or equivalent combination of educational and work experience

Fluent English, French and Arabic are beneficial and a combination of local languages are essential for this role, as is a willingness to travel across your assigned region

Experience handling sanctions escalations and filing rejection and blocking reports

Certification as a Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS)

Availability to travel

Advanced understanding of global sanctions and anti-money laundering regulations

within the banking / financial services industry and experience addressing compliance issues relating to anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, and related laws / regulations.

Responsibilities

Drive execution and ongoing improvement of the hybrid Compliance and Sanctions programs (encompassing fiat and cryptocurrency), CRMP, principles, standards, policy, and oversight expectations within assigned territory.

Act an SME on sanctions with an in-depth understanding of USA and African sanctions laws.

Lead on drafting and maintaining group sanctions compliance documents including policy & procedure.

Provide expert sanctions advice and decisions on complex matters including interpretation of sanctions documents.

Act as the lead on upstream sanctions risk and best practice.

Acting as a first point contact and subject matter expert for sanction concerns raised by other compliance teams

Conducting enhanced investigations on escalated sanctions alerts from junior team members

Prepare and support all sanctions required reporting (e.g., Blocked and Rejected transactions, Annual Reporting of Blocked Property, reporting pursuant to general or specific licences, as required)

Provide advice and guidance to other teams and key stakeholders regionally and globally, on sanctions regulations and related company policies and procedures

Monitoring global regulatory changes that may impact the company’s sanctions compliance requirements and identify any changes to internal policies and procedures

Identifying gaps in policies / procedures, training, resources, and organisational structures are actioned to ensure that regulatory requirements are meet

Conduct investigations and analysis in support of subpoenas and related inquiries and potential voluntary disclosures

Do we spark your interest? Then apply today!

Please Submit your CV in English.

Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town .

Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

Requirements

Relevant education and experience and / or related professional designations / certifications (CAMS, CFE, Audit) Minimum of 5 years of previous work experience in Sanctions compliance roles at a financial institution Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a corporate management / supervisory position with multiple direct reports.

Post-secondary degree in Compliance, Risk, Finance, Legal or equivalent combination of educational and work experience Fluent English, French and Arabic are beneficial and a combination of local languages are essential for this role, as is a willingness to travel across your assigned region Experience handling sanctions escalations and filing rejection and blocking reports Certification as a Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) Availability to travel Advanced understanding of global sanctions and anti-money laundering regulations within the banking / financial services industry and experience addressing compliance issues relating to anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, and related laws / regulations.

Responsibilities Drive execution and ongoing improvement of the hybrid Compliance and Sanctions programs (encompassing fiat and cryptocurrency), CRMP, principles, standards, policy, and oversight expectations within assigned territory.

Act an SME on sanctions with an in-depth understanding of USA and African sanctions laws. Lead on drafting and maintaining group sanctions compliance documents including policy & procedure.

Provide expert sanctions advice and decisions on complex matters including interpretation of sanctions documents. Act as the lead on upstream sanctions risk and best practice.

Acting as a first point contact and subject matter expert for sanction concerns raised by other compliance teams Conducting enhanced investigations on escalated sanctions alerts from junior team members Prepare and support all sanctions required reporting (e.

g., Blocked and Rejected transactions, Annual Reporting of Blocked Property, reporting pursuant to general or specific licences, as required) Provide advice and guidance to other teams and key stakeholders regionally and globally, on sanctions regulations and related company policies and procedures Monitoring global regulatory changes that may impact the company’s sanctions compliance requirements and identify any changes to internal policies and procedures Identifying gaps in policies / procedures, training, resources, and organisational structures are actioned to ensure that regulatory requirements are meet Conduct investigations and analysis in support of subpoenas and related inquiries and potential voluntary disclosures Do we spark your interest?

Then apply today! Please Submit your CV in English. Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town.

Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

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