Compliance Team Lead AML Monitoring

Job at Wallet



Full time

Wallet on Telegram is your gateway to the world of digital currencies, specially tailored for individuals in emerging markets. We understand the complexities and intimidation often associated with existing crypto solutions, which is why we've designed the Wallet to be the ultimate user-friendly platform for managing finances. No need to open a traditional bank account or wrestle with convoluted crypto exchanges and wallets.

Leveraging the power of advanced blockchain technology, Wallet delivers a seamless onboarding experience into the crypto ecosystem. It enables users to effortlessly store, send, and receive digital currencies, all via the familiar interface of Telegram. Managing your finances becomes as simple as sending a message.

At Wallet, we're committed to using technology to disrupt traditional banking systems, providing our customers with more flexible and inclusive financial services. Whether you're a crypto novice or seeking to simplify your digital finance experience, Wallet is crafted with your needs in mind.

We are currently looking for a Team Lead to manage a team responsible for ongoing analysis and transaction monitoring of Wallet users.


  • Lead a team of AML specialists and investigators who conduct case investigations (including analyzing transaction information, researching customer data, examining open source and media checks and deciding whether assets should be frozen, etc.).
  • Engage with key stakeholders and work cooperatively to present, create, develop and/or implement suggestions and recommendations regarding best practices, continuous improvement, policies and procedures.
  • Use information from regulatory changes, new regulations, and internal policy changes to further identify key risk areas and work with other teams within the Compliance (i.e. KYC team) to set the necessary controls in place.
  • Evaluate performance with key metrics, track the AML Monitoring team progress and success, and be able to present results to senior leadership.
  • Ensure a Quality Assurance and timely identify issues and trends.
  • Define and clearly communicate objectives and goals for the AML Monitoring team.
  • Train the AML Monitoring team, identify actions and ensure the skills and knowledge are developed effectively.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact and lead discussions with various internal and external stakeholders on the AML Monitoring side.

Required skills:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in AML/KYC/Compliance.
  • 2+ years of team lead/managerial/supervisory experience with a team of up to 60 employees.
  • Knowledge and experience with working with Chainalysis, Elliptic or other top-5 crypto KYT providers.
  • Strong knowledge of AML/CFT laws and regulations.
  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage processes efficiently, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong decision-making capabilities and adoption of a solution-based approach in all aspects of work.
  • Passionate and driven about building a motivated team and mentoring and encouraging the team to continuously develop and grow.
  • Crypto, payments or fintech experience is a plus.
  • English language at least B2, good verbal and written skills in Russian and excellent overall communication skills.
  • Willing to travel where required to meet the AML Monitoring team in person.

Why it is a fantastic opportunity:

  • Our business is growing at an exponential scale.
  • Work in a well-funded startup environment with unique growth opportunities and a chance to join a rapidly growing company with a unique product.
  • Be based remotely.
  • Compensation for medical expenses.
  • Provision of necessary equipment.
  • Annual vacation of 20 working days plus 10 paid days off.
  • 14 days of paid sick leave to support your health and recovery when needed.
  • Access to internal English courses for continuous learning and improvement in language skills.

Company: Wallet

Skills: compliance non tech lead blockchain crypto

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