Compliance Officer

A rare opportunity to work at the cutting edge of the rapidly developing digital asset regulation with a fast growing and Helsinki based company

Compliance Officer

About Tesseract

Since inception in 2017, Tesseract has been a forerunner and one of the longest-standing market participants in the digital asset lending market.

Digital asset lending is one of the fastest growing industries in the global cryptocurrency sphere. Serving the interests of digital borrowers and investors alike, the sector has seen the amount of active crypto credit soar to over 10 BUSD, with a six-fold increase in 2020 alone. Tesseract, based in Helsinki and backed by leading Nordic investors, is at the absolute cutting edge of this development. During the past three years, we have extended hundreds of millions of credit across our innovative cross-margin prime lending and collateralized lending programs.

We pride ourselves on our proprietary technology and our can-do attitude. Last year, our company grew more than 10x year-on-year and we are constantly looking for new people to join our team of high performers. 

Our Team

Tesseract is currently small but fast-growing team of ~20 people, located in Maria 01 start-up community in central Helsinki.

What we appreciate in all employees:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative yet knows when to ask for help
  • Strives for high-velocity and high-quality output
  • Thrives in a dynamic and high-pressured environment
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

What you can expect from us:

  • Front-row seat to the global crypto market, especially within digital asset lending
  • Learn from tight-knit team of experts in finance, technology, business and other fields
  • Fast-paced but flexible working hours with remote working opportunity
  • Opportunity to contribute in building world-changing solutions
  • Culture based on meritocracy with zero hierarchy

If you are passionate about cryptocurrencies and want to be in the forefront of defining digital finance Tesseract might just be the right place for you.

Compliance Officer – job description

We are seeking a Compliance Officer with a strong background in cross-functional compliance management to join a group of like-minded achievers. In your role, you will focus on leading the crypto compliance function covering all Tesseract crypto-related products and services, and act as the senior domain expert for crypto regulation.

Responsibilities:

  • The design and oversight of the crypto regulatory risk & compliance monitoring program
  • Leading the mapping of all Tesseract cryptocurrency products and services against the evolving global regulatory landscape
  • Leading new crypto licensing and registration projects (globally)
  • Advising on complex regulatory issues
  • Advising on new and emerging regulatory developments e.g., MiCA
  • Developing and maintaining positive and transparent relationships with Regulators and Authorities (inc. the FIN-FSA, Finnish Customs, EU Commission etc.)
  • Overseeing the drafting and ongoing maintenance of robust policies and procedures
  • Managing the submission of ad hoc & routine regulatory reporting, including formal notifications (where required)
  • Reviewing and approving financial promotions / marketing campaigns
  • Supporting product development, including advising on the use of licenses & registrations to develop product and services
  • Giving general compliance opinions/support
  • Being a designated regulatory approved individual (in multiple jurisdictions if required)

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level (LL.M. or equivalent)
  • Have a proven track record of working in financial services
  • A subject matter expert in cryptocurrency regulation including FATF Guidelines, 5AMLD and the Travel Rule
  • Experienced in building working relationships with regulators and law enforcement agencies
  • Able to advise colleagues on complex regulatory issues
  • Have a proven track record in the development of dynamic regulated products and services
  • Experienced in successfully managing multiple projects at the same time
  • Able to work to short timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to operate as a key member of an international team Be willing to travel (including overseas if required)

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Some of your colleagues

Helsinki

Lapinlahdenkatu 16
00180 Helsinki Directions

  • Take it easy

    We need you to relax every now and then. That's why all of our permanent employees get at least 3 weeks paid time off, guaranteed.

  • Grow with us

    We desire everyone's innate drive to learn more. To help you succeed and keep on learning, you'll have a no-bureacracy personal learning budget waiting for you.

  • Stay inspired

    We sometimes take time off together to focus on not working. Whether it's a private art gallery exhibition, pizza day, or a board game night you can be sure to de-stress for a moment.

Our way

The strong relationships in our diverse team of high performers are built upon drive, excellence, curiosity, and a bit of fun.

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