Compliance Officer (remote or Brussels-based)

Brussels, Brussels
Work Type: Full Time

Keyrock is expanding!


Keyrock SA (the Group) was founded in 2017 and has quickly grown from 3 to over 80  people today. As an industry recognized liquidity provider and market maker, Keyrock SA is a leading European creator of algorithmic trading technology in the digital asset space. With VC backing, a constantly expanding global client base and revenues growth 13x in 2021, Keyrock is one of Belgium’s and Europe’s fastest-growing fintech companies.


We’re currently active on over 80 exchanges and count numerous marketplaces and asset issuers among our clients, including some of the best-known companies in the crypto space. We strive to operate according to highest standards of compliance and integrity - both in spirit and in regulatory scrutiny we succumb to.


Keyrock's beating heart is its diverse, quantitative and technical team filled with software engineers, digital scientists and PhDs, who themselves are supported by university professors, industry-leading experts and a strong management team. Over the years Keyrock has become a company that is both idealistic and practical.



We are looking for:

An experienced, driven and entrepreneurial Compliance Officer to assist Keyrock’s compliance with all applicable requirements. 

NB. although the role can be remote, we're looking for candidates who are based in a time zone within three hours of Brussels.

Job description: Compliance Analyst


  • Executing AML/CFT obligations as per Keyrock’s policies;

  • Interacting with clients on a regular basis to receive and review all KYC relevant documentation;

  • Monitoring compliance with EU GDPR;

  • Conducting risk assessments and elaborating an annual compliance plan;

  • Developing and implementing a plan of second-line controls and conducting the tests;

  • Drafting of compliance points of attention and recommendations;

  • Assisting the Head of Regulatory Compliance with the preparation of internal and external regulatory reporting;

  • Ensuring the firm’s policies and procedures are being communicated effectively to all relevant employees;

  • Maintaining a record of all compliance and financial crime training.



Background and experience


  • +3 years as a compliance officer;

  • Excellent financial crime, KYC and CDD knowledge; 

  • Knowledge of other essential laws and regulations such as MIFID2 & GDPR;

  • Understanding of capital markets and banking systems; 

  • A relevant degree, preferably in business or law, is required; 

  • A compliance qualification for example ACAMS or a Masters in a related field would be advantageous;

  • knowledge of the digital assets ecosystem and crypto currency regulation is a plus. 

Competences and skills 


  • Project management skills including the ability to oversee complex projects; 

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills;

  • Strong attention to details;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Ability to prioritise, organise and make decisions related to one's own work that impacts other teams;

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organisation.



Our recruitment philosophy

We believe the most important aspect of our recruitment process is self-awareness: we are looking for people who have a clear understanding of themselves and what they are looking for in their professional career. That means that we expect to work with people who not only have the right skills, but who have also made the conscious decision to look for a company in our industry and with our characteristics.


Our offer


  • A competitive salary package, including 25 days of paid holiday plus national holidays per year

  • Complete autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely 

  • The freedom to create your own entrepreneurial experience by being part of a team of people in search of excellence who all receive stock options from the first year

  • A ton of fun in a thriving and multicultural environment, with colleagues enjoying regular team building activities 


Keyrock offers you both a career and a large range of benefits that we will gladly discuss in the course of the application process.


As an employer we are committed to build an inclusive, diverse and non-discriminating work environment. We welcome employees of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, creed and sexual orientation. We hire, reward and promote entirely based on merit and performance.

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