Sr. Specialist, Global KYC & Due Diligence Job in United State

Sr. Specialist, Global KYC & Due Diligence Job in United State

Job title: Sr. Specialist, Global KYC & Due Diligence

Company: Ripple

Job description: THE WORK:

Ripple is expanding its Global Compliance team and seeks to hire an experienced Senior Due Diligence Specialist. This position will be heavily focused on carrying out and overseeing due diligence to mitigate regulatory, reputational and sanctions risks associated with Ripple’s institutional clients, counterparties and corporate partners to ensure compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Counter-Terrorist Financing, Fraud and Economic Sanctions regulations. You will be part of our growing and agile Global Compliance team and responsible for providing due diligence reviews in support of business units throughout the company. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Global KYC & Due Diligence.


  • Carry out the day-to-day corporate due diligence to support Ripple’s global business engagements.
  • Conduct Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence on prospective customers that onboard to Ripple’s U.S. and non-U.S. subsidiaries.
  • Conduct Know Your Customer (“KYC”) analysis and risk profiles in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the regional KYC standards are met by coordinating with regional Compliance leads.
  • Perform quality control on onboarding submissions, ensuring accuracy and providing constructive feedback as needed.
  • Conduct watchlist and negative news screening and dispositioning tasks, escalating any items requiring additional attention.
  • Collect, synthesize, and analyze data derived from multiple sources, including publicly available databases and websites.
  • Identify information gaps and recommend action items to close any gaps identified.
  • Identify procedural inefficiencies and help develop and drive process improvements.
  • Manage incoming requests by prioritizing workflows and assigning as applicable.
  • Clearly summarize, document, and communicate findings and recommended action items in a timely manner to compliance management and/or other internal stakeholders when appropriate.
  • Provide guidance, clarifications, and answer queries from stakeholders on operational matters.
  • Work cross-functionally with teams across the enterprise to address compliance related issues.
  • Conduct periodic training on topics ranging from policy and procedures, industry trends, and regulatory updates.
  • Perform periodic due diligence reviews on customers based on their assigned risk scores.
  • Collaborate closely with client onboarding, technology, legal, and members of the Compliance teams including the regional er Compliance leads.
  • Assist the Due Diligence Leadership in strategic/ ad hoc projects related to the due diligence program.


  • 5-8 years of experience in compliance in financial services, FinTech or cryptocurrency industries, with at least 2 years of experience with KYC, due diligence and OFAC sanctions screening
  • Well versed with AML, sanctions, money transmission, and virtual currencies regulations, and industry best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Sanctions screening utilizing systems such as LexisNexis, WorldCheck, RDC, and Google
  • Experience with and/or keen interest in cryptocurrency and blockchain
  • Strong written/verbal communication, both internally and externally Good presentation skills, multitasking capability, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent research, analytical, and due diligence skills
  • Comfortable executing independently in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • An attention to detail and a sense of curiosity
  • Professional certifications (e.g. CAMS, CFCS, CFE, and CCAS) a plus

Other common names for this role:

Expected salary:

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Fri, 01 Sep 2023 07:12:34 GMT

Apply for the job now!

#Specialist #Global #KYC #Due #Diligence

Leave a Comment