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Senior Compliance Manager, HK



Hong Kong
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Who We Are

At OKX, we believe our future is reshaped with technology. Founded in 2017, OKX is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges. OKX innovatively adopted blockchain technology to reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 20 million users in over 180 regions globally, OKX strives to provide an engaging platform that empowers every individual to explore the world of crypto. In addition to its world-class DeFi exchange, OKX serves its users with OKX Insights, a research arm that is at the cutting edge of the latest trends in the cryptocurrency industry. With its extensive range of crypto products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX vision is a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance.
We invest in our people as much as we invest in technology. We are united by our engaging culture, here we win as a team, embrace changes, and do the right thing. We are committed to creating a friendly, rewarding and diverse environment for OKers. It doesn’t matter where you come from, here everyone feels valued, respected and has the same opportunities to develop and thrive — we want to bring out the best in you.

About the Opportunity

The Compliance function at OKX is responsible for the overall compliance culture at the company. We’re a team of risk-minded problem solvers who advise the business on the company’s regulatory obligations and enterprise risk. AML/CTF, Sanctions, and regulatory risk management are core pillars of our Compliance programme and key areas of risk that we proactively seek to mitigate. The position reports directly to the Head of Compliance, Hong Kong.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of robust compliance policies, procedures, controls, and frameworks to meet Hong Kong regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in relevant regulatory applications where required by coordinating with external assessors and internal stakeholders to ensure compliance framework meets Hong Kong requirements.
  • Monitor and assess compliance with laws, regulations and policies.
  • Participate, track and monitor compliance reviews and investigations.
  • Support the creation of Compliance reports, including reports to management and the board, and other materials as required by direct and matrix stakeholders.
  • Assist with special projects as needed, with the ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Engage cross-functionally (with groups such as Data, Engineering, Finance, Legal, Product, and Risk) to implement an effective compliance management program in line with the global standards and industry best practices.
  • Draft and implement policies, standards, procedures, guidelines and other materials from a regulatory compliance perspective to ensure Hong Kong VASP licensing commitments and obligations are fulfilled.
  • Provide sound, coherent and commercially minded advice and compliance support on all matters relating to OKX Hong Kong's activities.

What We Look For In You

  • Bachelor's degree in law, finance, business or a related field.
  • At least 8 years of solid experience in compliance with the financial services, FinTech or cryptocurrency industries.
  • Deep understanding of relevant Hong Kong laws and requirements, in particular Securities and Futures Commission regulations relating to consumer protection, business conduct and data management.
  • Demonstrated experience working with regulators on licensing efforts.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and stakeholder management skills.
  • Proven ability to work within and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong English communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.

Nice to Haves

  • Prior experience working in a US multinational or matrix environment
  • Compliance-related certification such as CAMS or CCAS
  • Prior experience working in the crypto industry
  • Experience in dealing with audits and/or regulatory examinations.
  • Working level Cantonese or Mandarin

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • L&D programs and Education subsidy for employees' growth and development
  • Various team building programs and company events
  • Wellness and meal allowances
  • Comprehensive healthcare schemes for employees and dependants
  • More that we love to tell you along the process!