Regulatory Analyst

Job Description

We are looking for a Regulatory Analyst to join our Global Compliance Team in Chicago. In this role, you will perform a variety of tasks and fulfill different responsibilities including research and management of projects, inquiry responses, surveillance, and other matters, many of which are time-sensitive, related to the Company’s regulatory compliance and AML related functions. This role will include helping to manage the administration and performance of the Company’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance function firm-wide and execute daily tasks that are necessary to achieve the objectives of the Company’s BSA/AML/KYC Compliance Programs, and associated policies and procedures. As a Regulatory Analyst you will have the opportunity to work with and own key processes globally across Jump’s business lines including and with an emphasis on Jump Crypto and related projects. Our environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and we are looking for someone who is energized by our innovative culture.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Develop and revise BSA/AML/KYC Compliance Programs as needed
  • Conduct enhanced due diligence on counterparties identified as higher risk and activity identified as potentially unusual and suspicious
  • Assist in reviewing questions or observations raised by the business and trading desks with respect to counterparty activity, potential Jump investments and activity, or existing policies and procedures
  • Analyze transaction trends and patterns across asset classes including cryptocurrency
  • Respond to inquiries and information requests relevant to a number of Jump business lines including Jump Crypto
  • Contribute to the development of risk assessments and risk mitigation strategies specific to over-the-counter cryptocurrency trading activity
  • Conduct due diligence on new and existing counterparties in connection with the on-boarding process
  • Conduct research on existing, proposed, and emerging regulatory requirements
  • Conduct internal Risk Assessments
  • Review and file Suspicious Activity Reports
  • Review and file Currency Transaction Reports accurately with FinCEN
  • Manage certain inbound KYC requests
  • Assist with the creation of investigative processes that increase department efficiencies
  • Provide training to all relevant employees
  • Coordinate responses to regulatory BSA/AML examinations/audits/actions taken to help ensure deficiencies are corrected
  • Develop BSA/AML Program metrics and reporting requirements
  • Participate in non-BSA/AML/KYC projects as a member of the broader Compliance team
  • Serve a generalist compliance role with an emphasis on internal audit functions
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

Skills You'll Need: 

  • At least 3 years of AML or Compliance experience
  • Knowledge of U.S. anti-money laundering laws and regulations, including OFAC, BSA/AML, and USA PATRIOT Act & risk management principles and a familiarity with comparable laws in other relevant countries is a plus
  • Strong interest in and familiarity with AML and Compliance monitoring strategies in the digital asset space, including basic foundational knowledge regarding Bitcoin and Blockchain technologies 
  • AML-related certification (e.g., CAMS, CFCS) or other relevant certifications is a plus
  • Prior experience working at a bank, trading firm, hedge fund, digital asset startup/fintech, or any other similarly relevant business 
  • Strong communication skills are required, fluency in multiple languages is a plus
  • Ability to switch tasks frequently across functional groups and prioritize those tasks in a time sensitive environment
  • Reliable and predictable availability, often at non-standard hours 
  • This role is available only in the Chicago office