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Director of Compliance Management

San Francisco, CA

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Director of Compliance Management
San Francisco, CA


Partner with Chief Legal and Risk Officer in making risk adjusted decisions on launching new products or geographies.


  • Design and implement compliance program for launching new/existing products in International markets
  • Lead a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Develop, implement and maintain robust compliance programs to both protect and grow the business
  • Build tactical and scalable solutions to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Coinbase’s customer diligence operations
  • Define and clearly communicate compliance requirements to internal and external stakeholders, and drive implementation of critical initiatives across internal teams
  • Own key results and communicate progress to all relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Establish and manage policies and procedures to meet regulatory and audit standards internationally
  • Monitor regulatory/legal developments in different markets, assess impacts and provide oversight to ensure they are effectively communicated across the Company
  • ​Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external business partners (command respect of Product team, etc.)


  • 5+ years managing a BSA/AML program
  • Experience building and leading a team
  • Superb organization skills with the ability to manage competing priorities
  • A strong analytical and metrics driven approach to create substantiated solutions
  • Experience working closely with or in financial technology, payments, and/or money services businesses
  • Regulatory/financial services experience (preferably in compliance, risk management and/or audit); startup experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge in payment regulations and/or scheme rules
  • ​Willingness and ability to learn new laws, rules and regulations and creatively apply to Coinbase
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively with different groups (i.e. product leaders, broader Coinbase team, outside regulators and other third parties)
  • Global mindset; international experience or ability/flexibility/interest to work on international projects
  • Creative problem solving ability (i.e. launching new products in new markets will need some creativity) and decision making ability (sound judgement)
  • Passion for Bitcoin

What to send

  • Resume or detailed LinkedIn profile
  • A brief answer to: What excites you about the digital currency space?


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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