Careers at Bitsafe

To join its international team in Amsterdam, Bitsafe is seeking to hire a

Compliance Specialist (m/f)

(40 hours per week)

Bitsafe is the new name for Freenom and Verotel, two disruptive brands in the transactional online business space. Freenom is the world's second largest domain registration provider with over 35 million active internet domains registered. Verotel is a registered Electronic Money Institution processing millions of credit card transactions. Bitsafe brings these two brands together into a new service: a Bitsafe Basic Payment Account. Offering a “discreet account”, Bitsafe provides a Bitsafe IBAN allowing account holders to take part of SEPA transactions and hold domain names and other digital assets. Purchases and ATM withdrawals can be made with the Bitsafe Debit Card.

Bitsafe operates as a licensed Electronic Money Institution within the Dutch financial laws. Within these laws Bitsafe adheres to a set know-your-customer (KYC), anti-money-laundering (AML) and anti-terrorist-financing sanction law (SL) procedures.

We are currently seeking to hire a Compliance Specialist. As a Compliance Specialist you ensure that the company has enough knowledge about its customer base, from small to large customers and everything in between, in relation to the monetary funds passing their Bitsafe accounts. With newly developed artificial intelligence computer technology, your task is to gather data and documents from customers to fulfil the requests of our account monitoring and transaction monitoring systems.

You work closely with other Compliance Specialists where the “four eyes principle” is adhered. That means that your data and document gathering tasks will always be verified by someone else, while in return you are verifying these tasks of other Compliance Specialists.

You will report to the CFO, where you will be responsible for gathering data and documents from Bitsafe’s customer base, communication with the customers, solving issues related to KYC, AML and SL, reporting to the management team about irregularities and possible changes in the current procedures and system, approving or declining proposed data and document additions of other Compliance Specialists, deal with external vendors regarding data and document verification.

As part of our services we provide payment solutions to high-risk businesses, this includes online adult entertainment websites. This means that you need to feel comfortable with adult content and interacting with the people who run those online businesses.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Gather data and documents of Bitsafe customers, including but not limited to copies of ID documents, certificates of incorporation, share ledgers, invoices and more;

  • Verify documents on validity, using external sources (like companies registers, databases, third party sources);

  • Manage the queue (ticketing system) of Bitmon, Bitsafe’s transaction monitoring system;

  • Communicate with Bitsafe customer base to resolve outstanding issues;

  • Credit card and alternative payment transaction monitoring;

  • Bitsafe debit card transaction monitoring;

  • Content verification of Bitsafe’s merchant customers;

  • Proactively provide relevant feedback to the board of directors.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Business, Finance or Risk Management;

  • Has 2+ year experience in a compliancy role, either as risk manager, compliance specialist or affiliated function;

  • Understands the company risks related to KYC, AML and SL;

  • Is extremely computer and internet savvy;

  • Embraces change and likes to work in a fast- paced environment;

  • Excited by scale-up culture, workspace, and development;

  • Has very strong English communication skills.

What we offer:

  • An international multilingual team in a fast and growing environment;

  • A very competitive salary / pension package;

  • A modern, spacious office in the Houthavens with beautiful view on ‘het IJ’.

Are you a natural born shape shifter who enjoys jumping into multiple types of projects across the company?
Do you enjoy working within a dynamic, informal and entrepreneurial environment? Then jump onboard and apply today!

Please send your motivation letter and resume to our HR department, via:

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