Compliance Officer - Hong Kong

  • Xapo
  • Hong Kong
  • Jun 29, 2018
Full time Compliance

Job Description

Job description

At Xapo, the largest custodian of Bitcoin in the world, we offer the convenience you would expect from an online checking account with the high tech security of our Bitcoin vault.Our business is growing fast, and we want to make sure we can keep providing the best quality support to our customers. We are looking for an experienced

Compliance Officer based in Hong Kong, who can actively contribute to a challenging / technological work environment.




  • In charge of supervising the execution of transaction monitoring and fraud detection controls in relation to Bitcoin.

  • Investigating anomalies, alerts, and “red flags” for suspicious activity submitting Suspicious Activity Reports.

  • Supervising the conduction of customer due diligence by reviewing applications from new customers, and the activity of, existing partners, on the Xapo platform

  • Addressing sanctions alerts, and other applicable AML processes.

  • Ensuring the consistent application of the Xapo’s AML policy and program in Asia

  • Supporting ongoing development and tuning of AML monitoring systems in collaboration with operations and technical development teams

  • Assisting with regulatory audits and exams

  • Assisting in the facilitation of law enforcement requests

  • Maintaining detailed documentation of all processes used to satisfy compliance activities

Some Perks of working with Xapo


Absolute autonomy

Remote work enviroment

Working as part of a global team

Learning from Silicon Valley’s brightest



  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field
  • At least 5 years experience within the financial services industry in Money Laundering prevention, financial crime or other relevant positions in Global  Banks, Financial Services, or Regulatory agencies.
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas

 - Governance and oversight of Compliance Program.

- KYC and Customer Identification Program processes.

- AML Transaction Monitoring process and SAR Filing.


- Cryptocurrency

- Awareness of the money laundering and fraud risks unique to Bitcoin

- Self-driven, excels with limited supervision, proactive, flexible and can operate in a fast-paced environment

  • Collaborative individual with a positive attitude, enthusiasm, professionalism and strong work ethic with a high level of integrity Fluent in English
  •  Ideally to Speak a second language, preferably Chinese, but not a requirement