AML Compliance Officer - Fintech

東京23区 外資系企業 外資系企業
  • Competitive salary + stock options
  • Well-established business globally that is launching in Japan


Well established cryptocurrency platform with millions of customers throughout the world. They have recently brought their services to Japan and are looking to hire an experienced AML Compliance officer as part of their business launch.


  • Providing guidance and direction to management about the local regulatory requirements to execute the AML Program in Japan
  • Drafting, implementing and maintaining the Program's related policies & procedures
  • Reviewing and updating the Program and Risk Assessment on a periodic annual basis
  • Reviewing any changes to AML/CFT-related laws, regulations, guidance or regulatory expectations and ensuring that the company implements processes to remain in full compliance with its regulatory obligations and regulatory expectations
  • Reviewing the AML/CFT implications of any new or updated products, services, initiatives or distribution channels and advise the business and management on necessary steps to mitigate perceived AML/CFT risks
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of the Program and taking corrective action to track and remedy any deficiencies
  • Conducting detailed investigations of activity contained in escalated STR cases
  • Determining whether each STR case is to be reported or not, and if so, prepare and submit such STR within JFSA timelines and expectations
  • Receiving, documenting and responding to bank partner inquiries; responding to law enforcement and regulatory requests for information sharing
  • Reviewing identified potential Sanction matches and disabling the account and complying with applicable reporting requirements as needed; and
  • Facilitate regular and ad-hoc training related to AML/CFT and Sanctions
  • Coordinate with the International and Global Compliance teams as required


  • Proven knowledge of AML regulatory requirements
  • 7+ years of work experience in the financial industry, regulatory organization or consulting firm
  • 3+ years of experience in AML/CFT area (Financial Crimes investigation, KYC or Customer Due Diligence or related experience.)
  • Oral and written communication skills in Japanese and English
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of business functions
  • ACAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) certification preferred


  • Modern office located in central Tokyo
  • Competitive salary plus stock options
  • Flextime and remote work
  • Good career prospects
Andy Clubbe
+813 6832 8671


Andy Clubbe
+813 6832 8671