The Institutional Onboarding team is made up of high functioning, solutions oriented, compliance support professionals at different levels who work independently and together to mitigate risk for Coinbase and our clients.  The team builds relationships with Sales, Account Managers, Compliance, Engineering, etc. to rapidly drive the Onboarding process forward.

The Senior Analyst role is integral to the onboarding of high priority clients.  When necessary, the analyst communicates directly with the client to facilitate the Client Due Diligence and where needed the Enhanced Due Diligence escalation process.  During the onboarding process, the analyst is responsible for conducting an investigative review and analysis of the client’s application in support of Coinbase’s KYC /AML regulatory compliance policies and program including automated alerts, reviewing required documentation and information supplied and gathered to determine accuracy, whether they meet regulatory requirements, and to determine risk rating. Investigations and findings are documented in the client’s Salesforce application, written narratives and in Ironclad.  Senior Analysts are up to date on and considered SMEs in industry standards and developments in the areas of KYC, BSA/AML, and OFAC, and apply regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures to case investigations.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties): 

  • Communicate directly with high profile clients to perform platform walk-throughs, answer difficult and complex questions, identify and explain documentation requirements, escalate sensitive requests
  • Conduct investigative review and analysis in support of Coinbase’s KYC/AML regulatory compliance policies and program including confirming and analyzing documentation received and required during the application  review and provisioning process
  • Analyze client responses, documentation and KYC information and conduct due diligence review in support of detailed Coinbase processes and procedures
  • Document Client Due Diligence / Enhanced Due Diligence  investigations in written narratives
  • Decide whether activity warrants escalation for additional review and subsequently recommend whether documentation appears suspicious and warrants rejecting the client’s application
  • Incorporate feedback from quality assurance and quality control teams
  • Maintain detailed documentation to demonstrate compliance with regulations and internal policies and procedures
  • Remain current with industry standards and developments in the areas of KYC, BSA/AML, and OFAC, and apply regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures to case investigations

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements): 

  • B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience  onboarding regulated clients and conducting AML/KYC investigations and  customer due diligence
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines (e.g., BSA, OFAC, FinCEN guidance)
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communications (verbal and written) skills

Nice to haves:

  • CAMS certified (not required, but a major plus)
  • Proficient in Google Suite, Salesforce, and Jira

Position ID:  P53544

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range as detailed below. Full time offers from Coinbase also include target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
Pay Range:
$83,300$98,000 USD
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