Surveillance Analyst

Zero Hash is a Trailblazing company that facilitates the storage of digital assets, on and off-chain settlement, and verifiable proof of assets for transactions. Zero Hash is a FinCEN-registered Money Service Business as well as a regulated Money Transmitter that can operate in more than 45 states. Zero Hash also holds a virtual currency license from NYDFS.

About the Job:

  • The position will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing alerts, transactions and account activity. Will also play a key role in conducting AML investigations and assessing fraudulent activity.
  • Review alerts generated by the monitoring systems, including the identification of unusual/suspicious activity and analyzing account activity using appropriate tools.
  • Conduct periodic account/customer reviews to detect potentially suspicious activity while documenting steps taken through the investigation process.
  • Identify and escalate any issues that impact the quality of the surveillance alerts.
  • Ensure appropriate action is taken on accounts that have participated in suspicious blockchain activity.
  • Reviews monthly and daily transaction alerts, sanctions alerts, client file review, conducts due diligence searches using OSINT tools.
  • Prepare required FinCEN filings - SARS and CTRs.
  • Maintain an understanding of AML regulations; current money laundering schemes; and investigative techniques required to detect such schemes.
  • Assist in automating compliance department functionality and make recommendations on ways to make internal processes more efficient.
  • Develop, regularly update and ensure accuracy of all tracking logs for metrics reporting.
  • Identify anomalies and escalations as they relate to AML initiatives, AML/BSA regulations, and industry best practices for AML/BSA analysis.
  • Work and contribute to a team-oriented and collaborative environment to improve the analytical and reporting processes.
  • Review and process watch list filtering and negative news alerts that are generated as needed.
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to and comply with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e., Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), as well as adhering to company policies and procedures and client requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

  • College degree with strong academic credentials
  • 0+ years of AML experience
  • Excellent time management and organizational skill
  • Hardworking and driven
  • Strong time management skills and ability to execute tasks within tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with colleagues across regions and business units
  • Ability to multi-task effectively maintain attention detail
  • Strong familiarity with Google Suite and Microsoft Suite products
  • Experience working with third party case management and blockchain analytics tools a plus
  • Crypto experience a plus
  • ACAMS certification a plus but not required
  • Experience with MSB’s a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, including pivot tables and Vlookups, preferred

Benefits Offered:

We believe that the best way to succeed is by having a happy, motivated and healthy team. We offer the following benefits:

  • Healthcare Insurance: Zero Hash covers roughly 100% of employee premiums as well as a portion of spouse/children
  • Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Mental Health and Wellness Program
  • Equity Ownership and Early Exercise
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Educational budget of $1000
  • WFH stipend of $500
  • WeWork All Access Membership
  • Visa Sponsorship
  • 401k

About Zero Hash:

Zero Hash is a B2B embedded infrastructure platform that allows any platform to integrate digital assets natively into their own customer experience quickly and easily (a matter of API endpoints). We power neo-banks, broker-dealers, and payment groups to offer digital asset trading and custody, crypto-backed rewards and round-ups programs as well as yield through staking and DeFi and NFTs.

Our thesis is very simple: every financial services firm will offer digital assets within the next 2 years and will do so through platforms such as Zero Hash. Zero Hash is defining the new FinTech vertical of digital-assets-as-a-service.

Clients include MoneyLion, Wirex, Deserve, MoonPay, tastytrade. Backed by Point72 Ventures, NYCA, Bain Capital, tastytrade.

The Zero Hash Culture

All Zero Hash employees are guided by the following characteristics and core principles:

  • Independence/Ownership - An ability to work autonomously. Join Zero Hash, pitch ideas, and shape the work you do.
  • Passion - We are innovating quickly and challenging the status quo. We want you to think big, be creative and ​make a difference every day.
  • Collaborative - A good attitude and respect for others. We’re teammates, not co-workers. Everything we do is a shared success and equally a shared failure - we talk in terms of “we” not “me”.
  • Initiative - An ability and passion for learning and asking questions. We will champion you, challenge you and push you to achieve your best - and we expect you to do the same.
  • Empathy - An ability to listen, respect, and understand your co-workers, customers, and everyone you interact with no matter how different they are to you.
  • Adaptability - An ability to respond quickly. We are in a fast-paced industry and so we expect you to be creative when solving a new problem and comfortable under pressure.
  • Transparency - We believe that transparency is critical to empowering everyone to make the best decisions, both the company to its people and vice versa.
  • Integrity - Integrity creates trust. As both an organization collectively and as individuals, it is our most valuable asset.

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