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Wyre is a secure and compliant bridge between fiat currencies and cryptocurrency.

Compliance Specialist

$50k – $75k • 0.0% – 0.03%
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Wyre is a leading infrastructure provider in the financial services space. After trading over $3.5 billion in cryptocurrency assets and completing over $750 million in bank-to-bank FX payments, we have an established network of relationships with leading banks, exchanges, and decentralized partners. Using Wyre's API, customers are able to instantly convert fiat to crypto globally.

We focus on compliance, licensing, regulatory, liquidity and payment processing aspects so our partners can do what they do best, creating amazing tools on the blockchain. While we're trying to achieve this mission, we proactively work with regulators to help ensure future business growth is attained in a responsible and conscientious fashion while the operation remains regulatory compliant and commercially sound.

This role will report to the VP - Legal & Compliance and be based in Miami.

Responsibilities:

- Conduct customer reviews under the AML Program
- Review and escalate sanction screenings and potential matches
- Conduct CDD and EDD where necessary
- Work directly with customers to help ensure successful onboarding
- Work with Wyre’s Customer Success team on compliance issues, customer
needs, and support work for compliance projects
- Assist the VP - Legal & Compliance on projects as needed
- Provide information on trends to be used for potential control or rule enhancements to compliance program
- Stay up to date on financial crimes risk, cryptocurrency developments, and trends in payments

Requirements:

- Self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Knowledgeable in new and evolving technology and trends driving payments and e-business innovations
- Well-developed communications, negotiation, analytical, organizational, project management and strategic and/or operational planning skills
- 2+ years proven audit, compliance, financial services operations and/or regulatory experience, or equivalent
- Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus

Benefits:

- Get a stake in the company
- Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
- Wellness and commuter benefits
- Free lunches
- Dog-friendly office
- Unlimited paid time off to relax and recharge
- Flexible work hours
- 401(k) plan with corporate matching
- Opportunity to work in a growing startup
- Option to take pay in digital currencies

About Wyre:

Established in 2013, Wyre has put its stamp on the Fintech world. Our mission is to help Blockchain and cryptocurrency projects interact with the fiat world. We've grown our expertise in crypto wallets, virtual bank accounts, cross-border money transfer, and corporate payments. We're using this knowledge now to help decentralized finance and other crypto projects grow by providing the infrastructure. Wyre's API provides onramps and off-ramps, foreign exchange, and crypto liquidity to users of various crypto projects.

We're headquartered in San Francisco's vibrant Mission district.

Come #buidl with us!

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How We Work:

We're a group of good and honest people with good intentions to build something meaningful in a very complex and sometimes unknown industry.

Personal interaction, in particular, is something we emphasize a lot. We've spent the past few years building a family and strive hard to find people who make others want to be around them. We love to be around happy people. We're extremely transparent internally and love to build relationships with our industry partners.

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