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Circle // global crypto finance
Chicago - will also consider remote in US    Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency & public blockchains for payments, commerce & financial applications worldwide. Circle's platform has supported over 100 million transactions worth tens of billions of dollars, with nearly 10 million retail customers, over a thousand businesses, while storing & securing more than $5 billion in digital currency assets. Circle is also the creator of USD Coin (USDC), the fastest growing, regulated, dollar, which is quickly approaching 10 billion in circulation, growing over 1000% year over year. Today, Circle's transactional services, business accounts, & platform APIs are giving rise to a new generation of financial services & commerce applications that hold the promise of raising global economic prosperity for all through programmable internet commerce.

What youll be part of:

With the mission To raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce, Circle was founded on the belief that blockchains & digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient & integrated world economy.  We envision a global economy where people & businesses everywhere can more freely connect & transact with each other with new technologies for digital money. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people & companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse & which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees & families, our local communities & our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, & High Integrity.

What youll be responsible for:

As an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Investigator, youll join our AML & Sanctions Team helping detect suspicious/illegal behaviours & patterns with a focus on the Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) process. In this role, you will investigate customer activity on Circle products & follow Circle policy & standards, as well as compliance obligations in determining course of action. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, inquisitive individual with a background in AML compliance, who enjoys analytical challenges & isnt afraid of large datasets.

What you'll work on:

  • Conduct comprehensive investigations of potentially suspicious activities such as money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, sanctions violations, etc. & determine required action.
  • Draft & file SARs to enforcement networks, & document decisions not to file a SAR - exercise independent judgment & discretion handling sensitive cases.
  • Perform transaction monitoring alert reviews & sanctions hit reviews to be able to identify when activity requires further investigation.
  • Assist with customer onboarding to determine the relative risk of customers & their transactions as required.
  • Come up with ideas & insights on how we can enhance & improve current procedures & controls.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication & commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees & families & local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener & to pay attention to detail.  
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission & our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity & you work intensely to achieve your goals. 
  • High Integrity - you seek open & honest communication, & you hold yourself to very high moral & ethical standards.  You reject manipulation, dishonesty & intolerance.

What you'll bring to Circle:

  • Bachelor's degree, Graduate Degree in Law, Business, or Intelligence Studies a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience working for a financial institution on AML investigations, ideally conducting blockchain investigations.
  • Strong analysis skills, attention to detail & organization skills.
  • Experience analyzing large transactional data sets; SQL experience is a plus.
  • Good communication skills & ability to develop relationships across the organization & collaborate.
  • Experience working with blockchain forensic tools (e.g., Chainalysis, Elliptic).
  • Proven experience filing SARs; knowledge of SAR filing best practices.
  • Work well under pressure & tight deadlines.
  • CAMS or CFCS certification is a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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