Compliance

Compliance Analyst (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 Analyst to ensure that Keyrock’s operations and procedures meet industry standards by researching, analyzing, and communicating regulatory 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

 

  • Researching and analysing laws and regulations applicable to Keyrock;

  • Prepare compliance reports based on the extensive collection, analysis, and summary of compliance information; 

  • Identifying and documenting compliance risks to which Keyrock is exposed;

  • Delivering high-quality compliance advice and challenge to the business;

  • Keep other departments, including markets, commercial, HR and other departments updated on regulatory requirements and documentation processes;

  • Reporting to the Head of Regulatory Compliance with the necessary analysed information regarding laws and regulations ; 

  • Reviewing internal policies and procedures and recommend changes if necessary;

  • Assisting the Head of Regulatory Compliance with MiCA implementation;

  • Preparing compliance and financial crime trainings. 

 

 

Background and experience

 

  • +3 years in compliance auditing, compliance analysis or as a compliance officer;

  • Knowledge of essential laws and regulations such as AML, 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 

 

  • Excellent research and analysis skills are needed to assess new and existing laws and regulations;

  • Project management skills including the ability to oversee the implementation of a complex regulation; 

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyse information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution;

  • Strong attention to details;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

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

 

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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